Tom Brandhuber, chief of Rural/Metro Fire Department in Pima County, and division general manager for Southern Arizona. COURTESY Rural/Metro Fire Dept.

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Tom Brandhuber was named Golder Ranch Fire District's new Assistant Fire Chief.   

Brandhuber, Rural/Metro's former Fire Chief, will start Dec. 9.

“He is well known in our community as a progressive and approachable leader,” Golder Ranch Fire Chief Randy Karrer said in a news release. “These attributes will enhance our management team and I am excited to have Tom on board.”

Brandhuber replaces John Sullivan, who took a Fire Chief position in Georgetown, Texas in January.

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