Fire Chief Derek Maxfield
The West Jordan Fire Department provides professional and efficient service to mitigate fire, medical, and other risks to life and property, while enhancing public awareness and education through inspections and prevention programs. Derek Maxfield was appointed Chief in January 2019. Chief Maxfield began his career in fire service more than 20 years ago with the Salt Lake County Fire Department. He was with the Sandy City Fire Department for 18 years where he started as a firefighter/paramedic. He then rose through the ranks to engineer, captain, fire marshal, battalion chief and, most recently, chief of operations.