Brian Brank was appointed Fire Chief November 8, 2016.
He began his career with Killeen Fire Department in 1978. In his more than 38 years of service, he has worked in all divisions and served as a fire fighter/paramedic, fire prevention officer, fire station captain, shift battalion commander and deputy fire chief.
Chief Brank holds a Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M University-Central Texas, Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Occupations from Tarleton State University/ Texas A&M University-Central Texas and an associate degree in Fire Protection Technology from Central Texas College.
He has earned the designations of Certified Fire Executive, Master Firefighter, Master Aircraft Rescue Firefighter, Master Fire Inspector, and Hazardous Material Incident Commander and Technician. Among numerous professional certifications, he is certified in emergency management, incident management, wildland urban interface, railroad emergency response, homeland security exercise and evaluation program and swift-water rescue squad leader.