Firefighter Mike Hufferd was sworn in as Captain Dec. 17 for the Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District.
Firefighter Mike Hufferd was sworn in as Captain with the Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District on Monday night.
Hufferd has been with the department for 10 years and underwent an evaluation process along with other captain candidates before being selected for the position.
As a captain, Hufferd will be the leader of a shift, or platoon, replacing Don Zolecki who retired earlier in the year. The probationary period for the captain position is 12 months.
On Dec. 17, Hufferd took his oath on a Bible held by wife Amy. Zolecki pinned on Hufferd's officer badge.