Meet Your Assistant Fire Chief Paul Cole

Do you know who heads up the fire protection services of Half Moon Bay and the Coastside? Here’s someone you need to know in our town.

Title: Assistant Fire Chief

Organization: Cal Fire / Coastside Fire Protection District

Office address:  1191 Main Street, Half Moon Bay

Years on the job: 25

When it comes to civic duties, what's your mission: To promote and model efforts, plans, activities and policies that are supportive of our communities safety, health and well-being.

What do you love about your job on the Coast: Being part of an organization that has a history of serving both the emergency and non-emergency needs of the Coastside.

What's the most challenging part of your job: Managing the effects of fiscal and political change.

Key services your organization does for the Coastside community: 1.  Regardless of need or circumstances people can call the Fire District to get help, assistance or direction. We want to be considered a hub for information and services on the Coast.  2.  Our local volunteer firefighters have a long standing tradition of serving the needs the community in which they all live.

When you're not working, what do you do to relax and enjoy life: Share my life with my wife of 31 years (Mina), and three wonderful sons (Paul, Kyle and Andrew). We enjoy spending time working in our yard and around the house. 

How can people best contact you: Call the administrative office (650-726-5213) or leave me a voicemail, and I will return your call.

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