Fire Chief

Chief Vincel began his career at South Adams County Fire 25 years ago and has held positions as; Firefighter, Fire Inspector, Deputy Fire Marshal, Acting Fire Marshal and Fire Chief. Chief Vincel holds an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science from Red Rocks Community College and a Bachelor’s Degree of Science and Professional Studies from Metro State University (Fire Emergency Response and Administration). In 2020 Kevin received his Chief Fire Officer, Center of Public Safety and Excellence 2021 and holds certifications in Firefighter I - II, Hazmat/Operations, Fire Inspector II/Plans Examiner, NAFI Fire Explosion Investigator, COLS Chief Officer III, NFA Fire/Arson Investigation, Government Business Administration Program, SDA Leadership Academy and PATC Fire Line Supervision and Leadership. Board and Organizations: Commerce City Rotary Club, Special District Association, ADCOM Board - Vice President, North Area Fire Chief – President, Denver Metro Fire Chief, Colorado State Fire Chiefs, International Associating of Fire Chiefs, National Volunteer Firefighter Council, Colorado State Firefighters Association. Awards: 2019 SDA Leadership Manger of the Year, Outstanding Student of the Year (FERA) – Metro State University and 2019 SACFD Outstanding Leadership and Achievement Award. When not doing his Fire Chief duties, he enjoys; Camping, Fly Fishing, Golf, Workout, and spending time with his family.

Deputy Chief of Operations

Chief Noel began with South Adams County Fire 15 years ago as a volunteer firefighter and has held the following positions; Lieutenant, Captain and Assistant Chief. He has an Associates of Science – Fire Science from Columbia Southern University and serves on the Belle Creek School Board of Directors. On his off time, he enjoys fishing, ATVs and traveling to the Caribbean.

Admin Chief

Admin Chief Koger joined South Adams County Volunteer Fire Department in 1985 as a firefighter and has been with the department for 35 years and held the positions of Firefighter, Lieutenant, Captain, Assistant Chief, Fire Chief and District Board Member and became Administration Support Chief in 2019. He holds an Associated Degree in Occupational Safety Technology and numerous certificates in the fire field including Haz-Mat, Human Resources and Business Management. Chief Koger’s oversees the administrative and Information Technology department. His hobbies include camping and fishing.

Division Chief of Fire Prevention/Fire Marshal

Chief Weigum joined South Adams County Fire in 2017 as Division Chief of Fire Prevention/Fire Marshal and has 29 years’ experience as Firefighter, Fire inspector, Fire Investigator, Deputy Fire Marshal. He holds an Associates of Fire Science, International Code Council Fire Plans Examiner, Colorado State Fire Inspector III – Plans Examiner, Colorado State Driver Operator Utility, Colorado State Youth Firesetter Invention Specialist, Colorado State Hazardous Material Operations Level, National Association of Fire Investigators Certified Fire and Explosive Investigator, National Association of Fire Investigators Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator. Chief Weigum oversees the Fire Prevention Division; Development and Construction Plan Review, Business Compliance Inspections, Fire and Life Safety Programs, and Fire Investigations. He is a member of International Fire Chiefs Association, Colorado State Fire Chiefs, Fire Marshal’s Association of Colorado, National Fire Sprinkler Association, National Association of Fire Investigators, International Association of Arson Investigators, and Colorado Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators. Hobbies include; Snow shoeing, 4-wheeling, and spending time with my family.

Battalion Chief (A Shift)

Battalion Chief Roberts joined SACFD in 2021 and is currently covering our A-Shift. BC Roberts has 20 years in the fire industry as Red, White and Blue Fire Protection District FF – Division Chief 2001-2019 and Brighton Fire Rescue District 2019-2021 and holds a Fire Officer II, a Masters Degree in Public Administration, Executive Fire Officer, and Chief Fire Officer Designation. Ryan is actively involved in the fire accreditation program throughout the US. Memberships include the IAFF and IAFC. When not working he enjoys spending time with my kids and following all their activities.

Battalion Chief (B Shift)

Battalion Chief Derek Ross began his career with Arvada Fire Department from 1999-2002 and joined South Adams County Volunteer Fire Department in 2002 and has held the positions as; Firefighter, Captain, Battalion Chief. He holds a FOII certification and enjoys riding motorcycles in his off time.