Assistant Fire Chief Keith Moore was appointed as Copley Township’s Assistant Fire Chief in July, 2011, and he is a 26 year veteran of the fire service. Assistant Chief Moore began his career as a volunteer firefighter with Copley in 1991, is a past Fire Chief of the City of Norton Fire Department, and was promoted to Fire Captain in 1998. He is also a fire instructor for the University of Akron, has been a member of the Summit County Hazardous Materials Response Team since 1994 and is currently the Treasurer of the Summit County Fire Chiefs Association.
Assistant Chief Moore has completed coursework toward an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science from the University of Cincinnati. He is a certified Fire Officer II, Hazardous Materials Technician, Firefighter II, Fire Instructor, Fire Inspector and Paramedic. He is also an instrument rated private pilot.
A lifelong resident of Northeast Ohio, Assistant Chief Moore currently resides in Norton, and he has four grown children and six grandchildren.