The San Gabriel Fire Department is happy to welcome four new members to the fire family. Please welcome Jacob Gustafson, Michael Rebolledo, Greg Kernodle and Shane Salazar!
Jacob comes to us from Cal Fire and was serving the City of Yucaipa. He is originally from Twain Heart, California, which is located north of Yosemite. Jacob first began his firefighting career ten years ago with the U.S. Forest Service. Afterwards, he transferred to Cal Fire and has been a paramedic for 5 years before joining the San Gabriel Fire Department.
Michael is originally from San Jose, California, and he began his fire career with Cal Fire in Palm Desert, eventually becoming a paramedic before transferring to San Gabriel.
Originally from Malibu, California, Greg previously worked for the Long Beach Fire Department. He was a former Auxiliary Firefighter for the San Gabriel Department before coming to San Gabriel full time. Greg has been a licensed paramedic in Los Angeles County for two years.
Also coming to us from Cal Fire, Shane previously served the City of Desert Hot Springs. He has been a paramedic for just over a year.