A fisherman off the coast of Bonita Springs, Florida thinks he has a pretty nice catch. As he reels in a four-foot shark, his catch is stolen by an even bigger fish. A massive grouper pulls the shark
A massive grouper steals a four-foot shark from a fisherman's line off the coast of Florida.
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -
The Fire Chief for the City of Sierra Vista, Randy Redmond
has been named Fire Chief of the Year by the Arizona Fire Chiefs Association
Chief Redmond has earned this distinction by his 'dogged
pursuit of tough, long term goals and ongoing efforts to increase funding for
firefighting training, coordinating, a statewide mutual aid agreement to allow
fire agencies across the state to work closely together and spearheading a
consolidation effort with Fry Fire District to better serve the greater Sierra
Vista community,' according to a City of Sierra Vista release.
"The community can be very proud to have someone of
Randy's caliber serving as our fire chief," said Chuck Potucek, Sierra
Vista City Manager in a recent release. "The fact that Randy is 'home
grown' shows the professionalism that is embodied within our fire service right
here in Sierra Vista."
Homegrown is right, Redmond has been a resident of Sierra
Vista for more than 40 years, beginning his career in the fire service in 1982
as a reserve firefighters for the City of Sierra Vista. He also spent 12 years with the Fry Fire District,
before returning to the SVFD as a fire captain in 1997, eventually becoming Fire
Chief in 2008.
"It's an honor to be awarded this recognition,"
said Redmond. "I'm privileged to
work with many professionals in the fire services and it's really about
supporting each other and supporting our communities."