Stephen Lizon

Battalion Chief B Shift


Battalion Chief Stephen Lizon started with the Greenwood Fire Department in 1996, while also working as an EMT for Wishard EMS. In 1999, Steve moved over to the Lawrence Fire Department as a full time career Firefighter. In 2003, he formed the Lawrence Fire Department Honor Guard, which tended to all ceremonial matters of the fire service. Since then, he has worked his way up to being a Lieutenant at Ladder 38, before becoming Captain of Ladder 38 in 2016.

He has certifications in Hazmat Technician, Public Safety Diver, Instructor II/III, Fire Officer II and Vehicle Machinery Extrication Technician. Steve chaired the committee for Lawrence’s new Station 38, that is set to open the summer of 2023. Chief Lizon was promoted to Battalion Chief B Shift in 2023.

Steve has been proudly married to his wife, Diane, for 24 years. They have two boys, ages 15 and 18, and enjoy being surrounded by nature while vacationing at different cabins. Steve also enjoys fishing, golf or any type of water activity.