Robert C. Owens Sr.
Henrico County, VA, Division of Fire
Robert C. Owens Sr. is a captain/NREMT-I with the Henrico County, VA, Division of Fire. He began his fire service career with the Mechanicsville, VA, Volunteer Fire Department and previously served as a career firefighter in Stafford County, VA. He has worked part time for New Kent County, VA, Fire Rescue, and served as a Fire Safety Technician for Kings Dominion theme park in Doswell, VA. Owens is a certified Instructor II and Fire Officer IV by the Virginia Department of Fire Programs, and a Mass Casualty Incident Management instructor for the Virginia Office of EMS. He graduated as a member of the Charter Class for the National Fire Academy’s Managing Officer Program and holds a bachelor’s of science from Columbia Southern University. He has presented programs Firehouse Expo and FDIC and runs the fire service blog averagejakefirefighter.com.