Battalion Chief Sean Robertson Picked as Humboldt Bay Fire’s New Chief

Sean Robertson Humboldt Bay Fire Chief

Battalion Chief Sean Robertson picked as Humboldt Bay Fire’s new Chief. [Photo by Bobby Kroeker]

Press release from Humboldt Bay Fire:

Humboldt Bay Fire Joint Power’s Authority Board of Directors announced today the appointment of Sean Robertson as the department’s new Fire Chief effective August 1, 2018, following a Special Closed Session Board meeting.

Chief Robertson began his career as a firefighter with the Eureka Fire Department in August of 1998. Robertson promoted to Engineer in January of 2002, Fire Captain in June of 2005, Fire Captain II in April of
2011 and then finally to his current position of Battalion Chief, in June of 2012.

Robertson has served as Humboldt Bay Fire’s Head of Training division since January of 2013, and has been instrumental in Humboldt Bay Fire’s training and operations. He is a certified California State Chief Officer, he served as the President of Humboldt County Fire Instructor’s Association,and is currently pursuing his Executive Fire Officer certification through the National Fire Academy.

Humboldt Bay Fire will hold a promotional ceremony recognizing Chief Robertson as well as several other department promotions and new hires in early August. More details will be provided as they come available.

Chief Robertson with Humboldt Bay Fire's Board of Directors.

Chief Robertson with Humboldt Bay Fire’s Board of Directors.

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