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Paige Meyer has been named chief of the San Ramon Valley Fire District.

SAN RAMON VALLEY -- Vallejo Fire Chief Paige Meyer has been selected to lead the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District.

The fire district board announced Wednesday night that Meyer will take over the district's top spot on March 18.

Meyer, 43, will be paid an annual salary of $235,000 -- 20 percent more than his Vallejo pay.

Meyer spent 15 years with the Vallejo Fire Department and has more than 20 years of fire service experience. He served as chief of the Vallejo Fire Department for 20 months.

He is replacing Chief Richard Price who stepped down in December.

Contact Jason Sweeney at 925-847-2123. Follow him at Twitter.com/Jason_Sweeney.




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