Chief Gary Bird began his career with the Moore Fire Department in August of 1985 as a recruit firefighter. Working his way through the ranks he held the position of Training Major before assuming the duties of Assistant Chief Training Officer in January of 2001. He was appointed as Deputy Fire Chief in February 2003, a position he held until June 30, 2012 when he was appointed Fire Chief.
Gary has been married to his wife Cindy for 33 years. Their son, Jeremy is married to Amber and they have added 2 beautiful granddaughters to the family.