Chief Greg Alex (left) and Chief Doug Freeman (right).
Chief Greg Alex (left) and Chief Doug Freeman (right).

CAL FIRE SLO Announces New Assistant Chief Appointments

Author: County Fire Department (CAL FIRE SLO)
Date: 11/21/2019 2:06:01 PM

The County Fire Department has promoted two new Division Chiefs. 


The County Fire Department announced today that it has promoted two Division Chiefs, Greg Alex and Doug Freeman, to serve as Deputy Chief and Assistant Chief-Administration, respectively.

Chief Alex's appointment was effective November 15, 2019. Chief Alex started his career with CAL FIRE in 1989, and has been with San Luis Obispo County Fire since 2007. Prior to his promotion as Deputy Chief, he was the Assistant Chief for the Ventura Division of the San Luis Obispo Unit. In his new position as Deputy Chief, he will be responsible for overseeing operations and assisting the fire chief. 

Chief Freeman's appointment was effective November 18, 2019. Chief Freeman started his fire service career as a Paid Call Firefighter in Fresno in 1998, and has been with San Luis Obispo County Fire since the spring of this year. Prior to his promotion as Assistant Chief, he was the Battalion Chief in the Training Center. In his new position as Assistant Chief of Administration, he will be responsible for overseeing administration functions including Human Resources, budgets, and procurement. 

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