On May 4th, 2020 Todd E. Wernet was appointed as the Fire Chief for South Pierce Fire & Rescue, bringing 37 years of Fire and Emergency Service background. Chief Wernet has been a part of Bates Technical College as Director of Fire Services, Boeing as an Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, and the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant as Interim Fire Chief. Wernet brings an abundance of experience with him to Eatonville from traveling the country, teaching fire departments and community colleges while instructing fire fighters, fire officers, and chief officers in current and pressing topics in the fire service.
Todd is a native to the Puget Sound region and a ministry leader at his church with several family members that share the same passion for the fire service.
We are very proud to have him leading our department, and we are looking forward to serving with him as our Fire Chief. Please join us in welcoming him to SPFR and wishing him the very best.