Anthony Carrico has been appointed as West Virginia’s state fire marshal.
The West Virginia Fire Commission selected Carrico to succeed Sterling Lewis Jr. on Monday at a meeting in Flatwoods.
Carrico has been serving as acting state fire marshal since Lewis retired in April 2013. His appointment to the permanent position is effective Oct. 16.
The 46-year-old Boone County resident joined the State Fire Marshal’s Office in 1992.
The Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety announced Carrico’s appointment in a news release.
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