Chief Pat Dale comes to Graham Fire & Rescue with 35 years of fire service experience. He began his fire service career at the Kent Fire Department where he worked his way through the ranks. In 2015, he retired from the City of Olympia Fire Department as the Chief of Operations. Pat has experience in numerous disciplines including fire suppression, Emergency Medical Services, hazardous materials, training, and management. He has also held the position of Director of Fire Service Training at Bates Technical College, Incident Management Team Type 3 Incident Commander, and is a Lead Instructor for Blue Card officer training.