On February 8, 2017, Joe Zaludek was selected as the new Fire Chief. With over 32 years of experience in fire service, he has held positions of Firefighter, Engineer, Lieutenant, Captain, Training Captain, Battalion Chief, Training Chief, and Deputy Chief and is certified as a Paramedic. In addition to his service with the Fire Department, Chief Zaludek’s volunteer service includes seven years on the 28J school board. Chief Zaludek received a Bachelor of Arts from Northwest Christian University, attended Lane Community College, and is currently active in the Executive Fire Officer Program at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland.
Eugene Springfield Fire's Young Women's Fire Camp is currently accepting applications until Friday, June 9, 2017. This free, week-long day camp is for high school aged young women. The goals of the Young Women's Fire Camp are to build leadership and team skills, instill confidence in young women, and provide an opportunity to try firefighting through hands-on training. Click here for the application. Visit our Youth Camps page for more information.
Eugene Springfield Fire is a shared service of the Cities of Eugene and Springfield.