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Patrick Reitz next Idyllwild Fire Chief

The Idyllwild Fire Protection District commission appointed Patrick Reitz as the next idyllwild Fire Chief. The vote was 4-0, Commissioner Jerry Buchanan was absent. Reitz was was the Fire Chief and Emergency Services Director for the City of Sheridan, Wyoming. He was laid off from this position in February 2012 to help the city save […]

CSA 38 says no more money to Idyllwild, will request AMR ambulance service

CSA 38 says no more money to Idyllwild, will request AMR ambulance service

In an unanimous vote (5-0), the County Service Area 38 Advisory Committee voted to terminate the existing ambulance service with idyllwild Fire Protection District and ask the County Emergency Service Agency to replace this service with American Medical Response, the countywide ambulance provider.   This recommendation will be transmitted to 3rd District Supervisor Jeff Stone, […]

IFPD says end ambulance contract for Pine Cove

Effective June 30, the Idyllwild Fire Protection Distict plans to terminate its contract for ambulance service to Pine Cove and Zone III.The district announced that intention in a letter to Bruce Barton, director of the county’s Emergency Medical Services Agency. Regardless of the resolution of IFPD’s role, Barton said, “We will do whatever we have […]

Former Crest Forest Fire Protection District Fire Chief Michael Sherman

Mike Sherman, new interim chief of Idyllwild Fire

Last night, Jan. 10, retired Crest Forest Fire Chief Mike Sherman agreed to become the interim Fire Chief for the Idyllwild Fire Protection District. He agreed to contract terms during the regular January commission meeting and the signed the contract after the meeting.

Idyllwild Fire budget $50,000 to $200,000 off

Idyllwild Fire budget $50,000 to $200,000 off

After a nearly four hour budget workshop, the Idyllwild Fire Protection District (IFPD) commission recognizes the perilous financial condition of the district. “The best case is November, but it could be August or as early as April,” former Crest Line Fire Chief Mike Sherman told the commission. He was referring to the possibility of the […]


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