Captain Keith WadePIO
Sacramento Fire Department
Keith A. Wade is a Fire Captain for the Sacramento City Fire Department and has served as the department’s Public Information Officer for the past three years. With over twenty years of fire ground experience, he has spent time in suppression as a firefighter/ paramedic.
In 2018, Keith was appointed Public Information Officer for the agency, which entails speaking on behalf of the department, performing media and community outreach, and creating and producing content for both traditional and social media. Wade starred in A&E’S live Rescue T.V. series from 2019 through 2020, which featured firefighters responding to emergency scenarios and informing the viewers with situational updates.
Captain Wade is qualified as a California State Advanced level PIO, deploying to large-scale incidents such as the Camp Fire, SCU Complex Fire, SQF Complex Fire, and civil unrest activations. He is a member of the Sacramento Regional Type Three Incident Management Team, as well as the California Regional Urban Search & Rescue Task Force (CA-Task Force 7).
Wade holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from California Coast University and maintains his licensing as a paramedic from Mt. San Antonio College, which he completed in 2000.