Fire Officers

Mark Trace – Fire Chief

Mark has been a member of the Franklin Fire Company for 25 years. He has been an officer for 20 years, including 13 years as Fire Chief. He has also served as Deputy Chief, Assistant Chief, and Captain. Outside of the Franklins, Mark is a Lieutenant for DC Fire Department.

Travis Miller – Deputy Chief

Travis has been a member of the Franklin Fire Company for 26 years. 2020 is his 6th year as an officer. Prior to becoming Deputy Chief, Travis also served as Sergeant and Assistant Chief. Outside of Station 4, Travis is a Sergeant for DC Fire Department.

Dave Olson – 1st Assistant Chief

Dave has been a member at Station 4 for 13 years and has been an officer for 6 years. Besides serving as Assistant Chief, Dave has also held the position of Deputy Chief and Captain. Outside of the Franklin Fire Company, Dave currently works at Washington County Special Ops 20.

McKenzie “Wink” Winklbauer – 2nd Assistant Chief

Wink has been a member of the Franklin Fire Company for 10 years. 2020 is his third year as an officer. He also served as Lieutenant and Captain before becoming 2nd Assistant Chief. Outside of Station 4, Wink is a Career Firefighter for Waynesboro Fire Department and owns and operates M. Winklbauer Carpentry.

Owen Ranck – Captain

Owen has been a member of the Franklin Fire Company for 6 years. 2020 is his third year as an officer. Before becoming Captain, Owen also served as Sergeant and Lieutenant. Outside of Station 4, he works at PennDot as an Equipment Operator.

Matt Bigler – Lieutenant

Matt has been a member of the Franklin Fire Company for 14 years and has been an officer for 4 years. Prior to becoming Lieutenant in 2020, he also served as Sergeant and Assistant Chief. Outside of Station 4, Matt is a Recycling Truck Driver for the Borough of Chambersburg.

Robert Lehman – Sergeant 44-1

Robert has been a member at the Franklin Fire Company for 5 years. 2020 is his third year as Sergeant. Outside of the Franklins, Robert is a truck driver for Resource Oil, Inc.

Mike Kriner – Sergeant 44-2

Mike has been a member of the Franklin Fire Company for 8 years. 2020 is his third year holding the position of Sergeant. Outside of Station 4, Mike is a truck driver.