VALLEJO (CBS SF/BCN) — Vallejo Fire Chief Daryl Arbuthnott is walking away from his position to pursue other opportunities, city officials said Monday.
The city of Vallejo issued a news release saying that Arbuthnott “is interested in pursuing other promising opportunities available to him that he cannot pass over,” and that Deputy Fire Chief Kyle Long, a 17-year veteran of the department, will serve as interim chief until a permanent replacement is selected.READ MORE: Feds, Police Charged 18 People With Drug Trafficking In San Francisco Tenderloin District Following Joint Operation
Arbuthnott joined the Vallejo Fire Department in January 2019 after working for the Los Angeles Fire Department for nearly 37 years.READ MORE: UPDATE: Phish Fan Injured After Being Fallen On at SF Chase Center Concert Describes Brush with Death
City Manager Greg Nyhoff said in a statement, “I wish Chief Arbuthnott the best in his future endeavors, and I owe him many thanks for the professionalism and knowledge he brought to Vallejo.”MORE NEWS: Storm Systems Building In Pacific; Potent Atmospheric River Bearing Down On Bay Area
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