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Eric Garcia, Fire Chief

Eric Garcia, Fire Chief

Eric Garcia has a Fire Service career that has spanned 28 years, and has been the Burbank Fire Chief since December 2017.

Chief Garcia has held every rank in the Burbank Fire Department and has been a Chief Officer since 2012.

Chief Garcia received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Brandman University.  He also achieved his State of California Chief Officers certification.

Chief Garcia professional affiliations include the California Fire Chiefs Association, the Los Angeles Area Fire Chiefs Association (LAAFCA), along with Foothill/Area C Fire Chiefs Association.

Since 2019 Chief Garcia has been on the LAAFCA Executive Board and is the sitting 2021 LAAFCA president.

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