Engineer Steven L. Rucker

Engineer Steven L. Rucker died Wednesday, October 29, 2003 while defending a home in the Cedar Fire incident in San Diego County.


Steve, 38 years old, was an 11 year veteran of Novato Fire District. He began his career with the District as a Firefighter/Paramedic in 1992. Steve previously worked as a paramedic with American Medical Response in Concord, California.

Steve promoted to Engineer in 2003 and served as an Acting Captain, but continued. He was in charge of the District