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Anthony Carrico Named W.Va. Fire Marshal


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.