VALLEJO (CBS SF / BCN) – Vallejo fire chief Daryl Arbuthnott is leaving his position to take advantage of other opportunities, city officials said on Monday.
The city of Vallejo issued a press release saying that Arbuthnott “is interested in exploring other promising opportunities that cannot be missed,” and that assistant fire chief Kyle Long, a 17-year veteran of the department, as In the meantime, acting will be boss until a permanent replacement is selected.
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Arbuthnott joined the Vallejo Fire Department in January 2019 after having worked for the Los Angeles Fire Department for nearly 37 years.
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City Manager Greg Nyhoff said in a statement: “I wish Chief Arbuthnott all the best in his future endeavors and I thank him very much for the professionalism and knowledge he has brought to Vallejo.”
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