Raymond has lived his whole life here in Bellaire, with the exception of when he served 14 years in the US Navy on board submarines. He attended ST John’s Grade School and High School. He returned back to Bellaire shortly before the fire department was founded. Since he has joined he has been our treasure since 2017 and was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant in August 2019. He has completed Volunteer fire fighter, Fire 1 and has attended many extrication classes. Also he is one of our hazmat technicians. He also is our annual festival coordinator since 2017 along with the person that started bingo at the department and is our grant writer.