Roth Hutcheson currently serves as the Battalion Chief on the B-Shift in the operations division of the department.
In addition to day-to-day operations, Hutcheson oversees apparatus maintenance and the Firehouse Reporting Software.
Hutcheson joined the City of Milton Fire Department as a firefighter in April of 2007 during its initial deployment. He was promoted to Lieutenant in December of 2007 and then on to Battalion Chief in November of 2011. In January, 2012, Hutcheson was named Firefighter of the Year for 2011, the first such honor in Milton's history.
Prior to coming to Milton he served with the Fulton County Fire Department. Hutcheson retired from Fulton County with 25 years of service, 13 of those in the Fire Service.
Hutcheson was assigned to the department’s Special Operations Georgia Search and Rescue Team (Metro Region GSAR 3). During this assignment he obtained technician certifications in rope rescue, trench rescue, confined space rescue, and structural collapse rescue. Hutcheson also served as an EMT, SCBA Technician and Wildland Forestry Firefighter during his tenure.