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Kelby Jason Downing

Position: Firefighter

Bio: Jason was born in Sacramento and moved to Dillon Beach in 1991.  Jason worked at Lawsons Landing on Tomales Bay and then worked on the Lawsons family ranch for several years.  Jason has spent the last 30 years fishing and diving around the area and has also spent time as a commercial fisherman.  Jason is married and has a son and a daughter who both show pygmy goats at local fairs.  Family pets consist of 6 cats, 2 rescue donkeys, 21 chickens (his daughter has named all of them), 10 ducks and 2 rescue dogs.

Year Started with District: 1997

Hometown: Kelseyville

Career History: Jason was a Volunteer Firefighter for 29 years with Marin County Fire-Tomales station and started working for Bodega Bay Fire in 1997.  Jason had 25 years of service with Bodega Bay prior to coming aboard Sonoma County Fire District.

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