Mayor Michael P. Summers has announced the Dave Dargay has been appointed Assistant Chief for the Lakewood Fire Department. Assistant Fire Chief Dargay will be filling a vacancy created by the retirement of Assistant Chief Davalla.
“Dave Dargay will bring great leadership to our fire fighting and prevention efforts in Lakewood,” stated Mayor Summers. “Assistant Chief Dargay is dedicated to training, safety and development. He brings a demonstrated commitment to protecting our city and our fire fighters.”
Assistant Chief Dargay began his career with the Lakewood Fire Department in 1983. He was promoted to Firefighter Grade II in 1984 and Fire Fighter Grade I in 1985. In 1989, Dargay was promoted to Captain, a position he has held until this most recent appointment.
As Assistant Fire Chief, he will be responsible for the command and control of his shift. He will attend, whenever practical, all fires, major emergencies and alarms while on duty and assume command. He will also be responsible for making recommendations to the Fire Chief for more effective utilization of manpower and equipment. He will also assist the Chief in the administrative and personnel activities of the Division.