The Chief's Desk

Chief Saylors

Eric Saylors has taken over as Fire Chief for the El Cerrito-Kensington Fire Department effective August 8, 2022.

Chief Saylors is an experienced leader and third-generation firefighter with 27 years in the fire service. He most recently served as an Assistant Fire Chief for the Sacramento Fire Department, managing the EMS division that maintains a $30 million annual budget and responds to over 100,000 incidents a year.  1997 and is familiar with all aspects of the department's operations.  The City of El Cerrito and the Fire Department welcome Chief Eric Saylors.

Chief Saylors can be reached at fire@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us