Fire Chief's Office

  1. Joey Wiedel

    Fire Chief
    Phone: 918-366-0458
    Chief Joey Wiedel has been a member of the Bixby Fire Department since March of 2004.  Prior to working with the Bixby Fire Department Chief Wiedel was a Volunteer Firefighter for the Haskell Fire Department from 2001 to 2004. After eight years of service with the Bixby Fire Department, Chief Wiedel received a promotion to Fire Marshal in March of 2012.  Chief Wiedel served as Interim Chief from December 1st, 2018 until March 3rd, 2019 at which time he was named Fire Chief.  Chief Wiedel has obtained multiple certifications during his public safety career.  He is a certified Fire Inspector and Investigator.  He sits on multiple state level executive boards and committees.  He is Chair of Community Risk Reduction at the Oklahoma State Fire Association and Second Vice President for the Fire Marshal’s Association of Oklahoma. He is also an Oklahoma State Fire Service Training Instructor. 

  1. Joseph Sherrell

    E.M.S. Chief

    The City of Bixby is pleased to announce that Joseph Sherrell has been hired for the New Bixby Emergency Medical Services (E.M.S.) Chief. The hiring of Sherrell is a crucial step in the implementation of expanding the Bixby Fire Department’s services to include Ambulance Services to the Residents of the City of Bixby.

    Chief Sherrell started on January 28th, 2022  and will lead the transition steps with training of personnel, as well as, purchasing and outfitting of ambulances with the anticipated services starting in 2024.

    Sherrell is a native of Tulsa growing up in West Tulsa and graduating from Webster High School. He is a 15-year veteran of the Tulsa Fire Department, serving 8 years in the E.M.S. Office and 7 years in Incident Management. Sherrell was with the Emergency Medical Services Authority (E.M.S.A) for 13 years as a Paramedic. He is a graduate from Oklahoma State University receiving his bachelor’s degree in Fire Protection Safety and is currently pursuing his master’s degree.

    E.M.S. Chief Sherrell wished to convey, “It is my privilege to serve as Bixby’s first EMS Chief. I am excited to join the Bixby leadership team and work alongside an outstanding group of firefighters. Together, we will build a first-class EMS system to protect the citizens and visitors of the Bixby community."


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