North Lake Tahoe fire district appoints interim chief | SierraSun.com

North Lake Tahoe fire district appoints interim chief

Staff report

North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District Assistant Chief Ryan Sommers, left, and Chief Mike Brown shake hands following Wednesday's board of directors meeting.

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District Assistant Chief Ryan Sommers will take over as interim chief of the district effective March 19.

On Wednesday, the NLTFPD Board of Directors unanimously voted to appoint Sommers, who has served the district for 21 years in various roles.

Sommers will replace Chief Mike Brown, who recently announced his retirement, with his last day being March 18.

Look for more coverage — including an extended Q-and-A with the outgoing chief — next week at SierraSun.com.