Photo Galleries. Memorial Fallen Firefighters Memorials.
Unlike many other public services, political and jurisdictional boundaries are intentionally minimized through a complex system of agreements. Included is mutual aid and functional consolidation, to maximize efficiency and protect against the common public enemy - uncontrolled fires. Early Days.
Those first contracts were only to augment the level of wildland fire protection provided by the State. Truman was part of the County Fire Department operations from until June 30, Sometime during that period mid - 's , Fire Warden Holland became Chief Holland, who has been described as a very colorful man. It was his innovative ideas in the 's and 's that developed the basis for what the Riverside County Fire Department is today.
Riverside County Fire Department's first "engines" were surplus Army vehicles. The ten-wheelers stayed in the fleet until about Flake - December 8, to July 31, Raymond L.
Hebrard - October 2, to October 30, Glen J. Newman - December 14, to February 28, J. Talbot - January to July Shawn C.
Imperial County Fire Department 50th anniversary
Newman - August to Present Day. Each of these County Fire Chiefs helped to increase fire protection requirements. Their efforts have added to the safety and protection of our firefighters through more modern and better equipment, and in turn have increased the protection level for Riverside County residents.