Comstock Township Officials appointed Matt Beauchamp as the new Fire Chief of Comstock Fire Department on October 2, 2017. Beauchamp, a 24-year veteran of the department, previously served as Acting Fire Chief after the tragic Line of Duty Death of Chief Edward Switalski on June 14, 2017.
Prior to stepping up as Acting Chief, Beauchamp served as Deputy Chief since 2013 and oversaw the Training Division, Apparatus Maintenance and Communications Equipment, along with various administrative responsibilities.
Beauchamp holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Science from Lake Superior State University. He is a graduate of the Eastern Michigan University Fire Staff and Command program. He also holds a Master’s Degree from Eastern Michigan University in Technology Studies and Homeland Security.
He just recently graduated from the Executive Fire Officer Program with the National Fire Academy. When not working Matt enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling and working out.