The History of Redlands Fire Department

Chief Jeff Frazier, Speaker
Monday, January 26, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
Assembly Room, A.K. Smiley Public Library
125 W. Vine Street

Redlands Fire Department’s chemical wagon and crew of volunteers.

Chief Jeff Frazier will present the history of the Redlands Fire Department at the January 26th meeting of Redlands Area Historical Society.  Chief Frazier joined the Redlands department in 2008 bringing 36 years of fire service experience.

Chief Frazier began his career as a volunteer firefighter for Twentynine Palms Fire Department.   He  completed 28 years with the San Diego Fire Department holding assignments in operations, human resources, training, emergency management, communications and logistics.  He was awarded four exceptional service citations during this time.

Elected by his fellow fire chiefs, Chief Frazier is currently President of the Citrus Belt Fire Chiefs Association, Chairman of the CONFIRE  Administrative Chiefs Committee, and is San Bernardino County Operational Area Zone II Coordinator.

As an emergency responder and manager, Chief Frazier has responded to major wildfires across the western United States, the Oklahoma City bombing, multiple hurricanes, the World Trade Center attack, Haiti Earthquake and other Federal Emergency  Management Agency (FEMA) events.

Chief Frazier is active in the community.  He is a member of the board of directors for Redlands Rotary, Inland Empire Council of Boy Scouts, Redlands Town and Gown and the Fire and Burn Foundation.

Redlands Fire Department of 1905.
Redlands Fire Department of 1905.