Deputy Chief Dr. Fred Napp was appointed Deputy Fire Chief in March, 2019. Deputy Chief Napp started his career in the fire service as a volunteer firefighter/EMT in 1983. After starting a career as a teacher 1987, he began his career in Haltom City as a firefighter in 1993. Since that time he was promoted to Lieutenant, Deputy Chief of Services and then in 2007 he was appointed Fire Marshal.
He holds five degrees, including a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies. He is currently in the final year of the National Fire Academy's Executive Officer Program, which is held in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Dr. Napp is married to Heather who is an elementary school teacher.