Chief Cheyne Maule began his fire service career in 2004 with the City of Garden Grove Fire Department. Serving first as a Firefighter/Paramedic, then a Fire Captain, and then as Battalion Chief in 2017. As he worked his way up through the ranks, Chief Maule also served as Garden Grove Fire Department’s EMS/Paramedic coordinator, taught tactics and strategy classes for aspiring Captains, managed and administered the Fire Captains promotional process, and implemented the Department’s first fitness/wellness program.
Chief Maule began his OCFA career when Garden Grove Fire Department transitioned to the agency in August of 2019. Since then, Chief Maule has served as a Battalion Chief and was in his second year as Air Operations Manager before promoting to Division Chief in October 2022 at San Juan Capistrano.