Chief Lamoreaux, a member of St. Andrews Fire Department since 1999, holds a Bachelor of Science in Fire Science Administration and a Masters of Science in Leadership in addition to a host of technical certificates, including Fire Officer IV, from the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress. While holding the rank as Captain, Lamoreaux earned the Firefighter of the Year award in 2011. He served as the Assistant Chief of Training and Special Operations for three years before becoming Chief of the Department. Lamoreaux is a 2014 graduate of the South Carolina State Firefighter’s Association’s Leadership Institute and serves on the by-laws committee for the organization. He is a member of the Georgia Smoke Diver Association, an active participant with the South Carolina Burned Children’s Fund’s Camp “CAN” Do, and the local High School Injury Prevention Coalition.
Deputy Fire Chief of Administration
Chief Fischer began his career as a firefighter in 1980 and came to St. Andrews Fire Department in 1988. He retired in 2002 after serving as an Engineer and Battalion Chief of Training. Fischer returned to St. Andrews Fire Department in 2005 as the Fire Administrator and quickly promoted to Deputy Fire Chief of Administration in 2006.
Deputy Fire Chief of Operations
Chief LeGette began his career with St. Andrews Fire Department in 1990. He started as a rookie firefighter and promoted through the rank to Deputy Fire Chief of Operations. LeGette attended the University of South Carolina, Trident Technical College, and both local and national schools for career development in the fire industry. As a supporter and contributor of the shift to a regional concept of firefighting among area fire departments and the consolidated dispatching center, LeGette forged many positive organizational relationships beneficial to the fire service.
Deputy Chief of Training & Special Operations
Chief Montgomery has been a firefighter/paramedic since 1989. He spent the majority of his career with the City of West Covina Fire Department in California where he rose through the rank to Captain. Montgomery came to St. Andrews Fire Department in 2015 and acted as Captain until being promoted to Deputy Chief of Training & Special Operations in 2017. Montgomery received the Life Saving Award and the Merit of Service Award in 1992, and in 1996 and 2004 he was lauded with the Paramedic of the Year Award.