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Tamarac Fire Rescue, New Fire Chief Appointment

By VAN SCHOEN, Correspondent | February 24, 2022 | FLORIDA

Story No. 022422103

Tamarac Fla; Interim Fire Chief, Michael Annese, has been appointed to the rank of Fire Chief, effective February 24, 2022. Chief Annese becomes the sixth Fire Chief to lead Tamarac Fire Rescue, a CFAI Accredited and Class 1 Department.

Chief Annese started with Tamarac Fire Rescue in 1998 as a Paramedic/Firefighter and was promoted to Lieutenant in 2003. He was later promoted to the rank of Captain in 2007 and to Battalion Chief in 2011. October 2017, Chief Annese was promoted to Assistant Chief, followed by Deputy Chief in October 2019. February 24, 2022, he is again promoted to the highest rank within the Fire Rescue Department.

Chief Annese will bring new and innovative opportunities to the department and serve the community with the highest level of integrity and professionalism.

Congratulations, Fire Chief Annese!

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.