Patrick Reitz is the former Fire Chief for the Idyllwild Fire Protection District, CA; the City of Sheridan, WY; and Crooked River Ranch Rural Fire Protection District, OR. Chief Reitz has served over 33 years in Emergency Services and has experience in Fire, EMS, and Law Enforcement in Ohio, Washington, Oregon, Wyoming, and California.

Chief Reitz is an expert in active fire prevention, with a special focus on the disbursement of flame suppression products. At Sun FireDefense, he consults on the use of ColdFire Products for indoor and outdoor use, significantly improving the efficacy of our sprinkler systems.