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Fremont Fire Department

Established: January 23, 1956
Information Source: www.fremont.gov
City type of Government: Council/ Manager
Mayor: Bill Harrison
City Manager: Fred Diaz

Fire department
Chief: Geoff LaTendresse
Deputy Chiefs: Greg Dillingham, Gary Felix, and Ron Maize.
Battalion Chiefs: Robin Brabb, Rich Dickinson, Jim Martin,
Ron McCormick, Doug McKelvey, Tom Mulvihill.
Training/ EMS division: Pat Kramm, Nurse Educator,
Ron Maize, Deputy Fire Chief, Vic Taugher, Staff Captain,
Mike Thomas, Staff Captain.

Prevention Division: Ferreira, Paul Hazmat Technician, O'Connor, Janie Hazmat Technician, Pham, Quang Code Enforcement Officer, Skubal, Dan Code Enforcement Officer, Swardenski, Jay Fire Marshal, Thurston, Amiel Deputy Fire Marshal

Volunteer: Fire Explorers Certifications Required: EMT, FF1, Paramedic
Chiefs with advanced degrees: Bachelors, Masters
Fitness: CPAT
EMS:
Response levels:
Admin/ Rank:
# of Medics: EMTs: other:
Number of Shift: 3 Shift schedule: Kelly Hours/week:56
Number of Stations: 11 Minimum Staffing/Shift:3per apparatus
Specialized Response teams: Haz-mat, Spec-Ops Task Force

Organized Labor:
Local Union:1689 Dues/Month:
Union President:
Salary/Benefits:10% increase for medic, 5% increase for HAZMAT specialist
Chief: $200,181 Captain: Firefighter: Starting $70,000
Benefits: Health, visual, dental, etc.
Staffed Stations: 10
Unique Stations:
Training Facilities: Training tower Stevenson Blvd and Boyce St.
Apparatus:
Engines: Type 1: 14
Type 3: 4
Type 4: 2
Trucks: Tillers: 3
Watercraft: 3
Light/Air: 1
Specialized: 1 hazmat, 1 WMD, 1rescue

Mission Statement: To prevent and minimize the loss of life and property threatened by the hazards of fire, medical, and rescue emergencies, hazardous materials incidents, and disaster situations within the community.
History: Prior to the 1956 incorporation of Fremont, the area was comprised of five large unincorporated communities:

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