Pat Gericke  
Fire Department
Title: Fire Chief
Fire Chief Pat Gericke


Biography
Chief Gericke has been with the South Chicago Heights Fire Department since 2012.

Career
He served on the Matteson Fire Department from 1971 - 2011 starting as a Cadet and retiring as the Fire Chief. He has served as Chief of the Lombard Fire Department, Algonquin Lake-in-the-Hills Fire Protection District, and the Palos Fire Protection District.

Certifications & Education
Chief Gericke is certified by the Commission for Professional Credentialing as a Chief Fire Officer and holds a Masters of Public Administration Degree.

Personal
He and his wife Debbie reside in Oak Forest. 

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