Deputy Chief - EMS

Carl GinappDeputy Chief Carl Ginapp has been with the Mason City Fire Department since 1996.  He was promoted to Lieutenant and then to training Officer in 2018.  In the fall of 2019 he was promoted to Deputy Chief – EMS.  Before coming to the Mason City Fire Department, Carl was a draftsman at SUKUP Mfg. 

Chief Ginapp has earned an Associate’s of Applied Science Degree in Mechanical Design, along with an Associates of Arts Degree in Fire Science from North Iowa Area Community College.  Carl is also completing his Bachelor’s degree in Fire Administration at Columbia Southern University.   State certifications in Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Fire Instructor I, Fire Officer I, and Fire Officer II. 

As Deputy Chief - EMS, Chief Ginapp is the service director for the ambulance service and is responsible for the emergency medical service operations of the department.  Chief Ginapp and his wife Marcia are lifelong residents of Mason City and have raised three daughters in the community.

Carl Ginapp
Deputy Chief - EMS
Mason City Fire Department
350 5th St SW
Mason City, IA 50401
T: 641.421.3640

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