Deputy Fire Chief Jake Patterson
Deputy Fire Chief Jake Patterson was hired by the District in February 2016 as a part-time Battalion Chief of Training and Safety. In January 2017, the full-time Deputy Fire Chief position was reinstated and he was promoted to this position. Previously Deputy Chief Patterson began as a volunteer firefighter/EMT with the City of Port Angeles in 1992. He then went to work for the Richland Fire Department in Eastern Washington as a firefighter/EMT. Deputy Chief Patterson returned to the Port Angeles area in 2000 and spend 17 years working as a firefighter/paramedic and lieutenant/paramedic until 2017, when he accepted the position of Deputy Fire Chief with Clallam 2 Fire Rescue.