Justin Pfitzner has been with HCESD 48 since its transition in 2015. He served as a Driver/Operator on the “B” shift until promoted to Captain on the “A” shift in 2017 and to the “A” Shift Battalion Chief in 2019. Chief Pfitzner brings many years of service and experience from time spent with Pflugerville, Rosenberg, Willowfork, and HCESD 48 Fire Departments.
Chief Pfitzner is an EMT-Basic with the Texas Department of Health and holds many certifications from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection, including Master Firefighter, Master Fire Inspector, Fire Officer III, Instructor III, Fire and Life Safety Educator 2, Driver Operator Pumper, Driver Operator Aerial, Incident Safety Officer, HazMat IC, and Wildland Firefighter.
Chief Pfitzner has earned his Associates Degree in Fire Science Technology with Lone Star College and a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences Degree in Fire and Emergency Services Administration with Texas A&M-San Antonio.