Assistant Fire Chief

Chief Dunn, is a 32-year veteran of the fire service, nearly 30 of which he has served with Henrico Division of Fire working through the ranks as a firefighter, lieutenant, captain, and division chief. Prior to his appointment to Assistant Fire Chief of Community Risk Reduction, Chief Dunn has served as Chief of Fire and EMS Operations, Administration Chief, Western District Operations Commander and Chief Fire Marshal. Chief Dunn has served as a Board Member of the Virginia Fire Prevention Association and of the Richmond Metro Fire Chief’s Association.

Chief Dunn holds an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science from Columbia Southern University. He has certifications in technical rescue, hazardous materials response, fire prevention inspections and fire investigations. Chief Dunn is a graduate of the Virginia Fire Marshal’s Law Enforcement Academy and has received designation as a Virginia Fire Official through the Board of Housing and Community Development. Chief Dunn has been a member of the Division’s Hazardous Incident Team and the Heavy and Technical Rescue Team.