Captain Jeff Burnett

Jeff Burnett was appointed Captain in 2015, and quickly assumed many responsibilities to assets of the department. Jeff has been a resident of The Town of Raymond since the early 80’s and a member of RFRD since 2008 serving both as an EMT and firefighter.

Reflecting on his attraction to the department, was “The “brotherhood” and helping my community were the biggest factors.” Captain Burnett quickly attained Firefighter I, EMT, and continued on, achieving Firefighter II certification and raised his level of care to an advanced EMT (A-EMT, at the time referred to IV Technician). Captain Burnett’s tenure at the department has been decorated with significant project accomplishments; including team-effort of interior painting of the station, and weeks of cleaning/clearing of obsolete equipment, supplies, and materials. His typical responsibilities include vehicle maintenance, radios/pagers, and “our in-house fabricator”. 2016 and 2017 has brought additional challenging projects such as: 431 conversion to Utility 473 and radio consversions/updates. Captain Burnett also is a member of the Racine County Dive Team and Chairman for the Explorer Post 400.

Outside of the department, Jeff works for Perlick Corporation as a Design Engineer in Milwaukee. Jeff and his wife Lori, have 2 “active” children, that Jeff enjoys chasing after for their sports and other extra-curricular activities. Jeff’s other interests include model trains and restoring “good ole” Ford trucks.