Frank Bigelow

Chief Frank Bigelow

Staff Chief
Community Wildfire Preparedness & Mitigation Division
Office of the State Fire Marshal

Frank Bigelow is a Staff Chief with the CAL FIRE’s Office of the State Fire Marshal in the Community Wildfire Preparedness & Mitigation Division. Chief Bigelow started his career with CAL FIRE in 2004 and has served 19 years. He has worked in several programs throughout the Department including, Fire Suppression, Fire Prevention, Pre-Fire Engineering, and the Aviation Program. In his current assignment he oversees six state-wide programs including Defensible Space, Damage Inspection, Home Hardening, Burn Permits, Land Use Planning and Utility Fire Mitigation.