Trent Friesen started with Marion County Fire District #1 as a Volunteer Firefighter in 1991. He was hired into a career position in 1994 as a Maintenance/Firefighter and has worked his way up through the ranks serving in the capacities of Firefighter, Engineer, Paramedic, and Engine Captain.
He now currently holds the position of Battalion Chief on A shift as well as overseeing the Apparatus Fleet and Facilities Division. He has an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. When off duty he enjoys spending time with his wife of 25 years, Lisa and their two children Sammie and Ben.