Kevin Vincel (Bio)

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.