Fire Administration

The Fire Chief's office is at the center of the Fire Administration. The Chief of the Department, appointed by the City Manager, is the highest ranking uniformed member of the Department overseeing 62 uniformed firefighters and 3 civilian staff.

The Fire Administration consists of a nine member staff.  The Fire Chief is responsible for supervising two Deputy Fire Chiefs, three Battalion Chiefs, one Fire Inspector, and two support staff members.

The Fire Administration office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm and is closed for lunch from noon to 1:00 pm. Their telephone number is (209) 385-6891.

Fire Administration Personnel

Michael R. Wilkinson, Fire Chief

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Billy Alcorn, Fire Deputy Chief - Operations

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Tom England,  Fire Deputy Chief - Fire Prevention

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Jeff Horta, Fire Battalion Chief - A Shift

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Cory Haas, Fire Battalion Chief - B Shift

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Jeremy Franklin, Fire Battalion Chief - C Shift

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Manuel Abeyta, Fire Inspector I

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Janet German, Secretary III

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Janet German is a Secretary III and began her career with the Fire Department in 2003. She obtained her Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration with an Accounting Option from California State University, Fresno in December 1982. She began working under the direction of Fire Chief Kenneth W. Mitten and presently reports to Fire Michael Wilkinson. In her present role, she is responsible for overseeing the budget, accounting, purchasing, public records, FireHouse software, administrative reports,and other special projects.

Lori Mileur, Secretary I

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