Osby Named New County Fire Chief

This week the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors announced the appointment of Chief Deputy Daryl L. Osby as the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s next Fire Chief.

Chief Osby, who is currently the Chief Deputy, Business Operations, was chosen by the board after a national search. He began his public safety career 27 years ago and has performed admirably in a myriad of assignments and roles including firefighter/ paramedic, firefighter specialist, captain, battalion chief, assistant fire chief, deputy chief and chief deputy.  In addition, throughout his career, Chief Osby has been actively engaged in community and mentoring activities in the Los Angeles region and has been the recipient of various awards and commendations from local and state entities for his related work.

Confirmation of Chief Osby’s appointment as the new Los Angeles County Fire Department Fire Chief will take place at the board meeting on  Feb. 15. He will officially assume his new position on Feb. 26.