Goble takes charge of KFD

County of Kaua‘i courtesy photo

Steven Goble

Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

Kaua‘i Fire Chief Steven Goble addresses the audience beneath a canopy of celebratory flowers created by Kaleo Carvalho of the Mayor’s Office, Wednesday during the change of command protocol at the Moikeha Building.

LIHU‘E — Heading the Kaua‘i Fire Department requires more than just overseeing land operations. It’s overseeing lifeguards saving swimmers swept out to sea and sending teams aboard Air 1 to save injured hikers.