|Fremont Fire Chief Bruce Martin|
The department has also retooled its entire fleet of vehicles and created a Special Operations Task Force, among other changes, His last day is scheduled for Wednesday, Capt. Steve Silva said.
"His quiet and thoughtful leadership style has been a true asset to the city organization," City Manager Fred Diaz said. "He will truly be missed."
Martin said he plans to continue teaching at the College of San Mateo and Cogswell Polytechnic University, as well as enjoying time with his family.
"After 34 years, I look back with pride and appreciation for the people and organizations with whom I've worked," Martin said.
|Fremont Fire Chief Bruce Martin Chief's Challege Coin|
Bruce Martin – Bio
Bruce Martin will retire as Fire Chief for the City of Fremont. Bruce has been in the fire service for
33 years, starting as a volunteer firefighter with the Fairfax Fire Department.
Within the fire service Chief Martin has served in operations, training, prevention and disaster services divisions.
Bruce holds a Master’s Degree in Security Studies from the Naval Postgraduate School, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from College of Notre Dame and an Associate’s in Fire Science from Indian Valley.