Former Pasadena Fire Chief Honored

first_imgPeople Former Pasadena Fire Chief Honored By RON ROKHY Published on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 | 5:49 pm Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News Herbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhy Luxury Fashion Brands Are So ExpensiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Special Beauty Tips That Make Indian Women So BeautifulHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty11 Signs Your Perfectionism Has Gotten Out Of ControlHerbeautyHerbeauty Subscribe Make a comment Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimescenter_img Ernest Mitchell Jr. Photo credit: City of PasadenaA former Fire Chief who served six years with the Pasadena Fire Department is being commemorated as an honorary member of the Metro Chiefs by the Metropolitan Fire Protection Association.Ernest Mitchell Jr., who served the City of Pasadena from 1998 to 2004, is the third person to have received this honor in the Metro’s 51-year history, according to a statement released to the media.Mitchell was named an honorary Metro Chief for his exceptional leadership capabilities in the areas of fire prevention, fire suppression and other related disciplines by the Metropolitan Fire Protection Association in tandem with the National Fire Protection Association, according to the Metro Executive Board.Mitchell, who currently holds the prestigious position as the United States Fire Administrator of the Federal Emergency and Management Agency (FEMA), retired as the Fire Chief and Assistant Director of Disaster Emergency Services for the Pasadena Fire Department after 33 years of fire service, according to the statement.Prior to joining Pasadena, Mitchell served as a Battalion Chief for the City of Compton and seven years as Fire Chief for the City of Monrovia.Mitchell was selected for this award by Metro President Rhoda Mae Kerr, Fire Chief of the Austin Fire Department in Texas in a recent board meeting in San Antonio. More Cool Stuff Community News 4 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Top of the News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy First Heatwave Expected Next Week Business News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website last_img