Assistant Chief Alan R. Bubel is a long-time veteran of the fire service. He joined the Gates Fire District in 2010. Previously, he spent 22 years with the Ridge Road Fire District in Greece, New York, where he served as Battalion Chief and Municipal Training Officer. He currently oversees the Training, Emergency Medical Service, and Health Safety programs for the Gates Fire District. Alan holds an Associate’s Degree in Fire Protection Technology from Monroe Community College. He is a nationally certified Fire Service Instructor II, a State certified Fire Officer and Hazardous Materials Technician, and a New York State Emergency Medical Technician.