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Brian VanCamp

Brian VanCamp
Position: Western State Vice President
Organization: Thurston County Fire District 8
Business Phone: 360-491-5320

Chief VanCamp has been a member of the South Bay Fire Department since 1973. He promoted through the ranks of the District from volunteer Firefighter to Deputy Chief, then being appointed as volunteer Fire Chief in 1996. He was hired in 1999 as the District’s first full-time career Fire Chief. Chief VanCamp was instrumental in the development of the Thurston Fire & Rescue Training Consortium (and is its present Chair) and currently serves as the Past-President of the Thurston County Association of Fire Chiefs. He is also a member of the South Puget Sound Community College Fire & Emergency Services Technology Advisory Board and the Thurston County Medic One Operations Committee. Brian is a graduate of Washington State University, the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer program and has received the Chief Fire Officer Designation.

Chief VanCamp is a Thurston County “Thurstoneer” as his ancestor Franz family were pioneers in the Lacey area. He is married and has a daughter attending college. In his spare time, he likes travel, fine dining and outdoors activities. He is also interested in railroading hobbies including modeling, history and photography.

“It been a pleasure to work with the fine folks in the department over the years and watch it grow into a very professional organization serving our citizens today!”
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Posted: Jul 21, 2015,
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