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Friday, November 15, 2013

ONCC North Ops: CAL FIRE Appoints Chief Keith Larkin New Assistant Northern Region Chief #CaFire

Chief Keith Larkin New Assistant Northern Region Chief

Chief Keith Larkin New Assistant Northern Region Chief

Fire Chief Keith Larkin

35+ Year Fire Service Veteran
Chief Larkin began his fire service career in 1974 as a seasonal firefighter with the California Department of Forestry (CAL FIRE). Over the last 33 years he has held assignments in 5 CAL FIRE Units throughout Northern California and worked his way up through the ranks to his current position as Unit Chief for CAL FIRE Fresno-Kings Unit and Fire Chief for Fresno County Fire Protection District.

Prior to accepting his current position as Fresno County Fire Chief, Chief Larkin served as the CAL FIRE Department Training Chief and was in charge of the training for 6000 Department employees as well as the Department's Training Academy in Ione, CA.
 Other assignments have included managing Northern Operation in CAL FIRE Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit, managing Vallecito Conservation Camp ( a 110 man inmate camp), managing Training Programs for CAL FIRE and the Office of State Fire Marshall, serving on CAL FIRE Incident Command Teams, serving as the CAL EMA Operational Area Coordinator for both Calaveras and Fresno Counties, and has served on numerous National, State and Local fire service committees.


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