Assistant Chief Thomas Yunker was appointed to the Washington Township Fire & Rescue Department on March 17, 2010. He was promoted to Captain on January 16, 2014 and to Assistant Chief on March 10, 2020. Assistant Chief Yunker is responsible for the day to day operations of the fire department. He oversees Fire Prevention/Suppression, Special Operations and Emergency Preparedness. He is the Chief of Training and the department’s Safety Officer. He has completed numerous courses at the Ohio Fire Academy, Bowling Green State Fire School, Owens Community College and Four County Career Center in different fire topics. Assistant Chief Yunker is a FF2, EMT-B, Fire Officer 1, Fire Instructor, Incident Safety Officer and is working on getting his Fire Safety Inspector certification.