Sean Biggins has been promoted to training chief at the Billings Fire Department. Biggins assumed leadership of the Training Division when Matt Hoppel was promoted to battalion chief.
In Biggins’ 24-plus years in fire service, he has spent 18 years with the Billings Fire Department. He is a member-instructor of the Technical Rescue Team and a member the Hazardous Materials Team.
Biggins takes pride in learning the new techniques and skills that are being taught in the industry and sharing those with all department members, making the department a safer and a more efficient organization. He has provided instruction in multiple disciplines for the department, including emergency medical (basic life support and advanced life support), fire and technical rescue. He has been a recruit academy instructor throughout most of his career.
Other promotions in the department were also made. Bryan Mamayek was promoted to captain, and Greg Roper was promoted to engineer.