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Jun 16, 2022
Mannheim Township Fire Chief Scott Little
Fire department news and updates

Scott R. Little was appointed by Manheim Township Board of Commissioners on December 20, 2021 to lead the 110 members of the Manheim Township Fire Rescue System. His 22 years of experience spans across federal, state, and local agencies and includes roles as chief fire officer, incident commander, company officer, fire and emergency services instructor, hazardous materials team leader, technical rescuer, and structural/airport firefighter.

Chief Little has served in a variety of fire and emergency services positions including operations, training, and administrative management. He was responsible for all areas of fire rescue delivery for the 76 member Fire Bureau in Lancaster City from May 2018 until his appointment with Manheim Township. Prior to that assignment, he oversaw the training and education for 64 civilian personnel assigned to the United States Army, Installation Management Command, Fort Detrick, Maryland.

In addition, he serves in the Pennsylvania Air National Guard, 193d Special Operations Medical Group, 193d Special Operations Wing, Harrisburg International Airport, Middletown, Pennsylvania. As a First Sergeant, he serves as the key
enlisted advisor to the squadron commander on matters concerning the welfare, career progression, and mission readiness of 150 Airmen assigned. He provides guidance and direction to squadron senior leadership on morale, career
enhancement and discipline. His duties include performing quality force reviews on performance reports, awards, decorations and personnel actions. Additionally, he monitors compliance with Air Force standards, counsel’s personnel
on leadership, military courtesy, self-improvement, self-discipline and acts to resolve complaints.