The City of Turlock Fire Chief has recently announced that he will be leaving his current position on August 15, 2015. Chief Lohman has accepted a position in the agricultural sector effective August 17, 2015. Chief Lohman thanks the community for their awesome support of public safety in Turlock and for the privilege to serve his hometown as the Fire Chief.
Chief Lohman started his fire service career as a volunteer Firefighter with the City of Turlock on July 1, 1980. He was hired as a full time Firefighter on December 1, 1983. During his career he has served as Fire Engineer, Fire Captain, Battalion Chief, Division Chief of Training, Division Chief of Operations and for the last 4 ½ years he has served as the Fire Chief. Chief Lohman took over as the interim Fire Chief on July 1, 2010 when Chief Mark Langley retired. He was appointed Fire Chief by City Manager Roy Wasden on March 1, 2011. The City of Turlock has begun an active search to recruit the next Fire Chief.