June 26, 2012 > Fremont Interim Fire Chief named
Fremont Interim Fire Chief named
Submitted By City of Fremont
Geoff LaTendresse has been appointed as Interim Fire Chief of Fremont following Chief Bruce Marin's retirement. Chief LaTendresse is responsible for the operational readiness of the Fremont Fire Department - 153 full-time employees and 11 fire stations.
Chief LaTendresse was raised in the City of Fremont and attended Vallejo Mills Elementary, Gomes Elementary, Hopkins Jr. High and graduated from Mission San Jose High School.
A 26-year veteran of the fire service, LaTendresse spent the first five years of his career with the Campbell Fire Department as a Firefighter/Paramedic before coming to Fremont in 1990. As a member of the Fremont Fire Department he has held the ranks or Firefighter/Paramedic, Captain/Paramedic, Division Chief and Deputy Fire Chief. His career as a Paramedic spanned 14 years.