Bernalillo County names new fire chief
June 13, 2018 11:29 AM
BERNALILLO COUNTY, N.M. – Bernalillo County has a new fire chief. The County Commission unanimously confirmed Greg Perez to lead the Bernalillo County Fire Department.
Perez started his career as a volunteer firefighter and EMT with the Village of Los Ranchos, eventually taking over as Chief of the department from 2005 to 2009. When BCFD took over the Los Rancho Fire Department in 2009, Perez was named battalion commander.
In 2017 Perez was named the interim chief of the department, now taking over the job officially.
“Greg has worked his way up the ladder in the fire service and is has shown that he is uniquely qualified to take on the role of fire chief,” says County Manager Julie Morgas Baca. “Chief Perez has filled in as interim chief and now will take on the position permanently. I have full faith in his abilities to lead the BCFD.”
Perez will officially take over as chief on July 23.
Created: June 13, 2018 11:29 AM
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