City of Moscow Hosts Candidates for Fire Chief Position

The City of Moscow will host four candidates for the Fire Chief position, currently being handled by Interim Fire Chief and Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal Joe Williams.  Candidates will interview and meet with appropriate staff, elected officials, and Moscow Volunteer Fire Department representatives beginning July 9 through July 11.

Final candidates include:

  • Jason Blubaum, Fire Chief at Mica Kidd Island Fire, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
  • Steven DeChellis, Former Fire Chief at Aramco Fire Department, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, residing in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
  • Brian Nickerson, Division Chief/Fire Marshal at Los Alamos County Fire Department, Los Alamos, New Mexico
  • Gary Woodson, Former Fire Chief/Paramedic at City of Pendleton, Pendleton, Oregon

The successful candidate for the position is expected to be announced by July 18.

Date: 07/08/2014
Story Contact: Gary J. Riedner, City Supervisor
Phone: 208.883.7006