Who's Who of Top Executives

Colby Reik

Title: Fire Chief
Company: Lancaster Fire and Rescue
Location: Lancaster, Kentucky, United States

Colby Reik, fire chief at Lancaster Fire and Rescue, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in fire and rescue.

With over two decades of experience in public safety and emergency response, Mr. Colby has established himself as a distinguished leader in the fire service industry. His journey began as a volunteer firefighter at the age of 14. Since then, he has held various roles, including career firefighter, sheriff deputy officer, and now, as the esteemed fire chief of Lancaster Fire and Rescue.

Mr. Colby is a highly decorated professional, holding certifications as a certified firefighter I and II by the Kentucky IFSAC, along with credentials as a level I fire instructor, rescue tech, live fire instructor, and aircraft rescue and firefighting expert. Throughout his career, he has exemplified bravery and dedication, earning prestigious awards such as the Purple Heart, Gallantry Award, Medal of Honor, and the Kentucky Colonel Governor’s Award for his outstanding service and heroism in the line of duty.

Mr. Colby’s commitment to public safety and community welfare remains unwavering, evident in his aspirations to further his impact as a fire service leader and educator in the years to come. In addition to his role as fire chief, he has demonstrated remarkable versatility, owning a flourishing lawn and landscaping company and participating in community sponsorships and fundraisers. Mr. Colby was Inspired by his father’s dedication as a volunteer firefighter and attributes his success to the influence of his family and the resilience instilled in him from a young age.

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