David Burke

King County Fire District #45

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King County Fire District #45
Silver Member
Silver Most Valuable Member


Chief Burke has 30+ years experience in the fire service, with an associate degree in Fire Protection Technology, a bachelor’s degree in Public Safety Administration, and a master’s degree in Executive Fire Service Leadership. He attended the Senior Executives in State and Local Government at Harvard's Kennedy School of Business, completed the Executive Fire Officer Program (EFO), is a graduate of the inaugural class of the IAFC's Fire Service Executive Development Institute, has achieved the Chief Fire Officer (CFO) designation and named as a National Fire Academy Instructor. His professional affiliations include: Institute of Fire Engineers (IFE), International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), National Fire Protection Administration (NFPA), the National Society of Executive Fire Officers (NSEFO), Washington State Fire Chiefs Association, King County Fire Chiefs Association, and the King County Zone 1 Chiefs.