Charleston Fire Department
Zsolt Szoke is a Captain with the Charleston Fire Department (CFD) in Charleston, SC, and has served in this position since May 2014. Zsolt created the CFD's Wildland program becoming its Commander in 2016. He is also an EMT-Advanced, Hazardous Materials Specialist, SCFA Instructor, Field Training Officer, and a Clanlab & WMD Specialist.
Originally hailing from Budapest, Hungary, Zsolt moved to the U.S. in 1990 and settled in New York City where he met his wife Diane. They have a daughter Zoe and a son Max. Leaving the harsh northeast winters behind, Zsolt and his family moved to Charleston in 2004 where he joined the CFD.
Zsolt currently sits on the IAFC Wildland Fire Policy Committee.
Wednesday, November 4, 2020