New DC Fire Chief Selected

John Donnelly is Mayor Bowser’s choice for DC’s new fire chief.

The District could soon have a new fire chief. Mayor Muriel Bowser has nominated John Donnelly, currently the assistant chief, for the top job.
Donnelly is a 28-year veteran of the fire department.  Current chief Gregory Dean is retiring, until then Donnelly will serve as acting chief.  The D.C. Council must now approve Donnelly’s nomination.