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Boulder City welcomes new deputy fire chief

Posted at 12:39 PM, Jul 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-20 17:17:05-04

BOULDER CITY (KTNV) — Boulder City Fire Department (BCFD) has announced a new deputy fire chief on the team: Greg Chesser.

Deputy Chief Chesser has more than 34 years of experience in fire service, with more than two decades in management.

He has served as a firefighter, training officer, assistant fire chief in prevention, assistant operations chief, and as fire chief for the U.S. Air Force.

He holds an MBA in Public Administration from Columbia Southern University in Orange Beach, Alabama.

As Assistant Fire Chief Operations for the F. E. Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming, he managed 44 line firefighters and an Emergency Communications Center with five personnel. The position was approved in the FY2021 budget in May and confirmed during the June 23rd City Council meeting.

He officially started working with the department on July 15.

Chief Will Gray started in January and immediately saw a need to create the position.

The position helps the department meet one of the strategic goals set in 2018, to Sustain a High Level of Public Safety Services.

In a press release Deputy Chief Chesser said:

I’ve been living in Clark County since the beginning of the year and currently looking to make my home here in Boulder City. I have met the team working at BCFD, and I look forward to being a part of the team. I feel that Chief Gray and I, working together, can do great things to strengthen the response and efforts of the department.