Sam Henderson – Lieutenant

Sam HendersonSam Henderson

Lt. Henderson is a 1981 graduate of Clinch Co. High School. After graduation Lt. Henderson worked in the grocery industry and construction industry and ran a small business and attended business management and accounting and bookkeeping classes at WJC and OTC. Lt. Henderson started Waycross Fire Dept. in 1988 and was promoted to driver-engineer in 1989.

Lt. Henderson holds numerous certifications with Georgia Fire Academy. Lt. Henderson also has National Professional Qualifications Certificates for Firefighter 1,2,3, Hazardous Materials, Fire Instructor 1, Leadership 1,2,3, Building Construction, Strategies and Tactics, National Incident Management Systems 300 and 400 and Incident Safety Officer. Lt. Henderson has 26 years’ experience and a great advisor that is his dad who retired with 20 years of service in the dept. and held positions of Driver-Engineer, Fire Inspector, Captain, Lieutenant. Lt. Henderson was promoted to Lt. in 2014.