Mike Tobias, Sarasota County’s assistant fire chief, has been named the fire department’s new chief.
Interim County Administrator Terry Lewis made the appointment Monday.
“(Mike) has a record of commitment to our community and the safety of our citizens,” Lewis said.
Tobias is a 32-year veteran of the Sarasota County Fire Department. He replaces Ken Ellerbe, who resigned after one-and-one-half years on the job.
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