James E. Hoffler

Fire Administration
Title: Fire Chief
James E Hoffler

James E. Hoffler was named Fire Chief on December 1, 2017. Fire Chief Hoffler joined PFRES in 1979, was promoted to battalion chief in 1994, and then Deputy Fire Chief in 2012.

Chief Hoffler previously served on the Heavy/Tactical Rescue Team, Hazardous Materials Team, as EMS Division Chief, Chief Fire Marshal, District 1 "B" Battalion Chief, and Deputy Chief of Operations. He is still a practicing paramedic after 30 years. 

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