Chief DiMeglio is a 38-year veteran of the New Rochelle Fire Department. He began his distinguished career as a probationary firefighter in 1973. In 1982 he was promoted to Fire Lieutenant and then to Fire Captain in 1989. In 1996 he became Code Enforcement Officer, overseeing inspection and approvals of fire protection systems in new construction on project such as Costco, Home Depot, New Roc City, Avalon I and II and Trump Towers.
In May 2007, DiMeglio was promoted to Deputy Chief and assigned to Support Services, in charge of purchases and maintenance of apparatus as well as supervising the department’s Training and Safety divisions. DiMeglio was transferred to Active Fire Duty in 2009 as Shift Commander for 37-member shift and served as Incident Commander at emergencies. He was promoted to the position of Fire Chief on July 31, 2011.
Chief DiMeglio has a degree in Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy and has obtained numerous Fire Academy certifications. He is a prior board member of the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce.