Tom Foley

Chief (retired), CAL FIRE

Chief Tom Foley (retired) is our resident firefighter. He retired as the CAL FIRE (State of California) Southern Region Operations Chief in September of 2012. Chief Foley represented CAL FIRE on number of committees, including the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1977 Standard on Protective Clothing and Equipment for Wildland Firefighters Technical Committee and the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) Equipment Technology Committee. He also sat as a chairperson of CAL FIRE’s Personal Protective Equipment Working Group which developed both structural and wildland standards for CAL FIRE Firefighters. With over 27 years of experience, Chief Foley is our go to for all things fire and safety.

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