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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Fire Chief Chosen for Central FPD

John Walbridge

It’s official! In a unanimous vote by our Board of Directors yesterday, we are proud to announce the appointment of our new Fire Chief, John Walbridge!  

Chief Walbridge has been serving as the Interim Fire Chief since July 2020, and has been with Central Fire District for 30 years. He started his career here as a Paid Call Firefighter, then moved to Firefighter, Captain, and Battalion Chief. He was also one of the very first Paramedics at Central Fire!
He has the passion, history and dedication one needs for this role, as well as the respect of all our members. Please join us in welcoming Chief Walbridge in this new position, we are honored to have him!

Congratulations Chief Walbridge!

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