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Dale Vogelsang

Dale Vogelsang


Dale Vogelsang is the current Fire Chief of the Marysville, California fire department.  He has over 30 years’ experience in the California Fire Service in combination, municipal, and industrial fire departments.

Dale began his fire service career in 1987 as a volunteer firefighter with the South Placer Fire District in California.  In 1988 he was hired as a Resident Firefighter for South Placer and continued there before joining the Alameda Fire Department in 1995 as a Firefighter. Dale rose through the ranks in Alameda as Fire Captain and Division Chief before leaving as a Deputy Chief of Support Services to start work as the Fire Chief of the Aerojet Rocketdyne Industrial Fire Brigade in Sacramento in 2012. He began his current assignment as Fire Chief in Marysville in 2015.

Dale is a Certified Fire Officer, Chief Officer and Instructor through the California State Fire Marshal’s Office. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Communications from San Francisco State University, an Associate’s Degree of Fire Technology from Sierra College in Rocklin. He is currently in the Masters of Public Policy and Administration Program at Sacramento State University.    He is also an Adjunct Instructor for Sierra and Yuba Colleges.  He has been teaching in the fire service and military for over 20 years.

Dale is also a retired Coast Guard Reserve Lieutenant Commander.  He served in both the Navy Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve for a total of 25 years.   He was activated several times during his service including; Operation Desert Storm: 1990, Operations Noble Eagle and Enduring Freedom: 2001, and the Deepwater Horizon, Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill in 2010.

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