Michael T. Metro

Mike Metro was Chief Deputy for the Los Angeles County Fire Department until he retired in January 2015. He has nearly 40 years of experience in America’s fire service, including five years for the City of El Cajon, a four-station fire department in San Diego County. In his last role with LAFD, he provided executive oversight for the emergency operations of the department’s 170 fire stations protecting 58 cities and 4.5 million citizens. He was Chief of Emergency Medical Services for L.A. County Fire for seven years as well as the president of the California Association of Fire Chiefs–EMS Section for four years. He currently serves on the Executive Board of the IAFC–EMS Section, as the vice chair as well as chair of the IAFC’s Affordable Care Act Task Force.

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