Mike Nixon started his tenure because the City of Goose Creek’s Fire Chief on Nov. 30, 2020.
Chief Nixon brings a wealth of expertise to the place. He arrived in Goose Creek from the Portland Fire Department in Portland, Maine, the place he served for 25 years, and was most lately that Department’s Deputy Chief.
He grew up round many firefighters and law enforcement officials in his circle of relatives, and a father who shared a eager curiosity within the fire combating career together with his son. As a teen, he joined the native volunteer fire division in South Portland.
A graduate of Southern Maine Community College, Chief Nixon earned a level in Fire Science, a topic he would go on to show on the school degree earlier than becoming a member of the PFD in 1995.
Chief Nixon stated that he instantly was drawn to Goose Creek after visiting South Carolina’s Lowcountry. “The women and men within the Department have been progressive-minded, and I felt like I could possibly be an excellent coach, and an excellent match for the group,” he stated. “I like the truth that the Department is rising and the City is rising.”
Goose Creek Mayor Greg Habib calls Chief Nixon a terrific match for the City’s rising division. “Having interviewed and spent vital time with Chief Nixon, I’m exited for the way forward for our division,” Habib stated. “His vast ranging expertise, dedication to neighborhood, and quiet confidence will serve our division and metropolis effectively.”