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Assistant Fire Chief

FireFire Command Staff

Chad Costa

Chad Costa is the Interim Assistant Fire Chief for the Petaluma Fire Department. Over his 24 years of fire service experience, he has worked in a variety of organizations, including CAL FIRE, rural districts, and semi-rural districts. As a Battalion Chief, Costa was the Technology and Communications Battalion Chief. Costa is now a rostered Operations Branch Director for CalFire Team 1 and an alternate Operations Branch Director on California Interagency Team 5. Costa, an accredited Chief Fire Officer through CPSE, has a bachelor’s degree in Emergency Services Management and a certificate in Homeland Security. Costa has also been selected to attend the 2022 Executive Chief Officer Program at the National Fire Academy.

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