Culver City Names Kenneth Powell New Fire Chief

The City Council of Culver City has announced the appointment of Kenneth Powell as Culver City's next Fire Chief.

Chief Powell began his career with the City of Culver City fire service in 1993 as a reserve/volunteer firefighter.

firefighter. Since that time, he has served as a Firefighter, Paramedic, Fire Captain, and Battalion Chief. In 2018, he was appointed as the Assistant Fire Chief and in that capacity was responsible for Fire Suppression, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Telecommunications and Emergency Preparedness. Most recently, since April 2020, he has been acting Fire Chief.

Chief Powell Chief Powell holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fire Administration and Technology from California State University, Los Angeles and is a State certified Chief Officer, as well as a County and State certified Paramedic. He was also recently nominated to serve on the Los Angeles County EMS Commission Board to represent the Los Angeles Area Fire Chiefs Association, an association composed of thirty fire agencies.


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