Chief Jim Stables Recognizes Outstanding Dedication, Service By Palm Bay Fire-Rescue Team

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Civilian of the Year Dena Jones. The annual Palm Bay Fire-Rescue Awards Banquet was held on April 12. The banquet recognized all of Palm Bay's Fire-Rescue team for their hard work and dedication to serving their community. (Palm Bay Police and Fire Department Facebook image)

Civilian of the Year Dena Jones. The annual Palm Bay Fire-Rescue Awards Banquet was held on April 12. The banquet recognized all of Palm Bay’s Fire-Rescue team for their hard work and dedication to serving their community. (Palm Bay Police and Fire Department Facebook image)

BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – Chief Jim Stables recognized Palm Bay’s outstanding Fire-Rescue team for their hard work and dedication to serving their community during an awards banquet held April 12.

Chief Stables also presented awards for the Civilian of the Year, EMS Provider of the Year, Fire Officer of the Year and Firefighter of the Year.

Palm Bay Fire-Rescue consists of six fire stations that cover the City of Palm Bay with fire and medical services.

Chief Jim Stables joined Palm Bay Fire-Rescue in 1986 after serving as a firefighter/fire inspector for a year in South Florida. After a brief time with Brevard County Fire-Rescue, serving as a captain and district chief, he returned to Palm Bay in 2001 as battalion chief.

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In his fire service career, he has risen progressively through the ranks. Chief Stables has more than 25 years of progressive experience in the fire service and holds a bachelor’s degree in public administration.

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Chief Stables presented awards for the Civillian of the Year, EMS Provider of the Year, Fire Officer of the Year and Firefighter of the Year. The annual Palm Bay Fire-Rescue Awards Banquet was held on April 12. The banquet recognized all of Palm Bay's Fire-Rescue team for their hard work and dedication to serving their community. (Palm Bay Police and Fire Department Facebook image)

Chief Jim Stables presented awards for the Civilian of the Year, EMS Provider of the Year, Fire Officer of the Year and Firefighter of the Year. (Palm Bay Fire Rescue image)

Command Staff: Deputy Chief Keith Grice, Chief Jim Stables, Battalion Chief Russell Nail, Battalion Chief Anthony Gianantonio, Battalion Chief Gene Harrell

The Palm Bay Fire Rescue Command Staff includes Deputy Chief Keith Grice, Chief Jim Stables, Battalion Chief Russell Nail, Battalion Chief Anthony Gianantonio and Battalion Chief Gene Harrell. (Palm Bay Fire Rescue image)

Firefighter of the Year Kyle Koshinski. The annual Palm Bay Fire-Rescue Awards Banquet was held on April 12. The banquet recognized all of Palm Bay's Fire-Rescue team for their hard work and dedication to serving their community. (Palm Bay Police and Fire Department Facebook image)

Chief Jim Stables presents the Firefighter of the Year award to Kyle Koshinski. The annual Palm Bay Fire-Rescue Awards Banquet was held on April 12. The banquet recognized all of Palm Bay’s Fire-Rescue team for their hard work and dedication to serving their community. (Palm Bay Fire Recue image)

Fire Officer of the Year Charles Rogers. The annual Palm Bay Fire-Rescue Awards Banquet was held on April 12. The banquet recognized all of Palm Bay's Fire-Rescue team for their hard work and dedication to serving their community. (Palm Bay Police and Fire Department Facebook image)

Chief Jim Stables presents the Fire Officer of the Year award to Charles Rogers. The annual Palm Bay Fire-Rescue Awards Banquet was held on April 12. The banquet recognized all of Palm Bay’s Fire-Rescue team for their hard work and dedication to serving their community. (Palm Bay Fire Rescue image)

EMS Provider of the Year Russell Clark. The annual Palm Bay Fire-Rescue Awards Banquet was held on April 12. The banquet recognized all of Palm Bay's Fire-Rescue team for their hard work and dedication to serving their community. (Palm Bay Police and Fire Department Facebook image)

Chief Jim Stables presents the EMS Provider of the Year award to Russell Clark. The annual Palm Bay Fire-Rescue Awards Banquet was held on April 12. The banquet recognized all of Palm Bay’s Fire-Rescue team for their hard work and dedication to serving their community. (Palm Bay Fire Rescue image)


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