Fire & Rescue Department

Deputy Chief Todd E. Lupton

 Battalion Chief Todd Lupton
Deputy Chief Todd E. Lupton has over 18 years of Fire and Rescue experience. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Fire Science Administration from Waldorf College, and an Associates Degree in EMS Technology from Northern Virginia Community College. Chief Lupton has achieved the Designation of Chief Fire Officer and Chief EMS Officer through the Commission on Professional Credentialing. He is currently certified as a Fire Officer IV and a National Registered Paramedic. 

During his career he has served at every rank to include serving several times as an Interim Fire Chief. Previously, he worked in the City of Manassas Park as the Deputy Fire Chief. 

Chief Lupton also serves as the EMS Program Manager for the Department. 


  • AAS (EMS Technology), Northern Virginia Community College
  • BS (Fire Service Administration), Waldorf College

Career Highlights

  • Designated as a Chief Fire Officer from the Center of Public Safety Excellence
  • Designated as a Chief EMS Officer from the Center of Public Safety Excellence
  • Currently serves as the President of the Northern Virginia EMS Council
  • The Institution of Fire Engineers - Member

Organization & Memberships

  • National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
  • Northern Virginia EMS Council Board of Directors
  • International Association of Fire Chiefs
  • National Fire Academy Alumni Association
  • Virginia Fire Chiefs Association
  • The Commission on Professional Credentialing
  • The Institution of Fire Engineers
  • National Association of EMT