News Review
Jim Kambeitz named as Longview’s Interim Fire Chief
Posted Date: 8/27/2018
The City of Longview is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Kambeitz as its interim fire
chief effective September 17, 2018. He has been the City of Longview fire marshal for over 15
years and says, “I am honored to continue to serve the citizens of Longview.”
Kambeitz has been in the fire service since 1987 where he has served as a firefighter, hazmat
tech, fire inspector, deputy fire marshal and fire marshal. Prior to coming to Longview, he served
as Clark County’s deputy fire marshal for 10 years. He is a certified fire inspector, building
inspector, plans examiner and fire investigator, has an AAS Degree in Fire Science, and a
Bachelor of Science Degree in Fire Service Administration.

"I am very excited to announce Jim Kambeitz as Longview's interim fire chief,” says City
Manager Kurt Sacha. “Jim has a strong work ethic and is well respected both from within and
outside the department. Citizens of Longview will be well served by the Longview Fire
Department with Jim as their interim chief.”