Shane Dixon

Fire Department
Title: Battalion Chief
Phone: 775-847-0954

Shane began his fire service with two years as a volunteer firefighter for the Nevada Division of Forestry and one year as a volunteer with Storey County. In 2000, he went to work for BLM as a seasonal firefighter. In 2001, Shane accepted a position as a Firefighter/EMT II with Storey County. In 2012, he was promoted to Captain.

Shane is a Nevada State Certified Firefighter II, Incident Safety Officer, Engine Boss, Dozer Boss, Dozer Operator, I.C Type 4, Division Supervisor Trainee, Fire Instructor II, and EMS Instructor. He is always at the ready to provide Mutual Aid to off district fires during the summer fire season.

Shane lives in the Virginia City Highlands with his wife and two children. When he’s not working, Shane enjoys relaxing while riding dirt bikes and horses. 

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