Benjamin Blehm

Fire Operations
Title: Battalion Chief
Phone: (970) 549-5900
Benjamin Blehm

Battalion Chief Benjamin Blehm has been with the department since 2009 and has held the ranks of firefighter, firefighter-paramedic, medical officer, captain, and was promoted to battalion chief for C shift in 2021. Chief Blehm oversees the operations division for his shift which includes all six stations of the department who respond to emergent and non-emergent calls. Chief Blehm has grown up in the valley, is a graduate of Mesa State College (now CMU) and enjoys the outdoor recreation the Grand Valley has to offer. Chief Blehm is a mountain biker, but also enjoys all outdoors adventures with his family.


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