City of Lincoln
Fire & Rescue Department
Assistant Chief, Pat Borer
Pat Borer is currently the assistant chief of the Lincoln Fire & Rescue. His career began in 1988 as a firefighter. He has received numerous commendations such as a Phoenix Award, Unit Performance Awards, was nominated by the American Legion for the Outstanding Firefighter Award and was a KLKN Firefighter of the Month. In 1996, he was promoted to company officer assigned to Engine 14 and the C-Shift Hazardous Materials Team Captain. While at Station 14 he assumed the duties of the Station House Captain. In 1999, he moved to the Captain of Engine 1. In 2002, he moved to the Training Division where he was responsible for Incident Command Training and Personnel Development. In 2006, he was promoted to Battalion Chief and assigned to station 1.
Pat has an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Fire Protection Technology from Southeast Community College, a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a Master of Science in Executive Fire Service Leadership from Grand Canyon University. Pat is a National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program graduate. Pat is now an adjunct instructor for Southeast Community College. He is a member of the NETF-1 Urban Search and Rescue Team and is assigned as the task force Safety Officer and task force leader.
Pat has served on numerous committees and activities including Dive Team Coordinator, Service Gear Manager, Safety Committee Member, Station Wear Committee Member, Basic Aid Training Program, and is also a YMCA Youth Coach Volunteer.
Pat is currently responsible for the Water Rescue Team, the Protective Clothing Program, and assists in ensuring the department is NIMS compliant.
The page last updated on: 01/19/10