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