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Janesville, WI 53548
P.O. Box 5005
Janesville, WI 53547-5005
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Rhodes, III, Ernest
- Departments:Fire Department
- Title:Fire Chief
- Phone:(608) 755-3053
Chief Rhodes comes to the City of Janesville from his position of Operations Section Chief for the FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Blue Incident Support Team. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Behavioral Science and served as the Fire Chief and Acting City Administrator for the City of St. Charles, Missouri among other positions. Rhodes has a total of 33 years as a professional firefighter, is still a licensed paramedic for the state of Missouri, and has nearly 40 years in overall experience in fire service. He comes to Janesville with a plethora of experience in responding to major incidents such as 9/11, Hurricanes Michael, Matthew, Florence, and Harvey, the Oso, Washington Mudslides, and has also dealt with major flooding in the Midwest.