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Statement from the Board – June 16, 2020

Statement from the Lyons Fire Protection District Board of Directors

June 16, 2020

In a special meeting on June 16, 2020, the Lyons Fire Protection District Board of Directors appointed Steven Pischke as Interim Chief, effective immediately and continuing until the District completes its search for a new Fire Chief.

Interim Chief Pischke has been serving part time as the Lyons Fire Protection District Fire Marshal since 2016, and previously served as:
• Interim Chief of Vail Fire Department in 2014/2015
• The Deputy Fire Chief of Mountain View Fire District from 2001 – 2013
• Division Chief at North Metro Fire Rescue District and West Adams County Fire Protection District between 1992 – 2000
• Fire Chief of Silverthorne Fire Protection District from 1987 – 1992
• And prior to that, between 1973 – 1987, he served with the Littleton Fire Department and the Wheat Ridge Fire Protection District

Interim Chief Pischke has professional affiliations with, among others:
• The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
• The Colorado State Fire Chiefs Association (CSFCA)
• and the Denver Metro Fire Chiefs Group

“I would like to thank the Board for giving me the opportunity to help continue to move Lyons Fire forward during this transitional time! We have a strong and very dedicated corps of Firefighters who have the Department and the people we serve in their best interest. I want to assure the Town Trustees and the people we serve in Lyons, Boulder and Larimer Counties that we will continue to provide the best possible fire, medical and rescue services to the citizens of and visitors to the Fire District. My door is always open and I am available to answer any questions that anyone may have regarding our Department and the services we provide!” – Interim Chief Steven Pischke