Vincent A. Capelle appointed Fire Chief
City Manager David Carmany is pleased to announce the appointment of Vincent A. Capelle as the City’s Fire Chief. Mr. Capelle has over thirty years of diversified experience and service with the Fire Service, six years voluntary and twenty-six full time. He began his career in 1993 at the City of Compton Fire Department and was hired by the City of West Covina on November 20, 2017, as Fire Assistant Chief.
In his new role as Chief of an excellent Department, Mr. Capelle will handle the daily management of Fire Department operations and provide oversight, while working closely with the City Administration.
“The fire service is ever changing, and the West Covina Fire Department is going to move forward by being on the fore front of those changes. We are going to work together as a united team delivering the highest level of Fire and Emergency Medical Services to any and all in need that call upon us for service,” said Vincent Capelle.