San Luis Obispo County Assistant Chief Alan Peters Retires

After 16 years (1988-2004) working in the private timber industry all over the western United States, Chief Peters, a Registered Professional Forester (RPF), joined CAL FIRE in 2005. He started his CAL FIRE career as a fuels reduction Forester I in the Tuolumne/Calaveras Unit. In 2009, he promoted to his current Unit Forester position in …

Scott Jalbert Retires as San Luis Obispo Unit Chief

Unit Chief Scott Jalbert is retiring, effective December 12, 2020. Chief Jalbert has led CAL FIRE’s San Luis Obispo Unit since April 1, 2016, with prudent oversight, dedicated leadership, commitment to the citizens, and with a vision that the San Luis Obispo County Fire Department will exceed expectations and maintain the highest standards of preparedness, …

NO FIREWORKS REMINDER

Due to the increasingly dry conditions, anticipated high temperatures and significant fire danger, CAL FIRE/County Fire is reminding residents and visitors that all fireworks (use, sale, possession) are illegal within San Luis Obispo County. Violations will result in a misdemeanor citation with a fine of $2,000. EXCEPTIONS - State Regulated “Safe and Sane” fireworks are …