Bristol Tennessee Fire Chief, Bob Barnes, has announced the appointment of Jamie Reavis to the rank of fire lieutenant. Reavis emerged as the highest ranking scorer from a field of twenty-three highly qualified candidates who participated in a lengthy promotional process. Barnes added that he is impressed with the performance of all the candidates and stated that, “Jamie Reavis will be an excellent officer and leader for the department who will continue to display his positive attitude, dependability, and professionalism.”
Lieutenant Reavis has served the City of Bristol as a firefighter since 1999. He was elevated to Firefighter III in 2001 after earning National Registry Paramedic status. Reavis is a 1992 graduate of Bristol Virginia High School and resides in Blountville with his wife, Sandy, and their three children.