Kenneth L. Dunn, Assistant Fire Chief

Community Risk Reduction

Kenny Dunn
Chief Dunn a 28-year veteran of the fire service, 25 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, Kenny served as an Operations Division Chief, Western District and Chief Fire Marshal. Chief Dunn has served as a Board Member of the Virginia Fire Prevention Association and is currently secretary of the Richmond Metro Fire Chief’s Association.


Chief Dunn holds certifications in technical rescue, hazardous materials response and fire prevention inspections and fire investigations.  He currently retains law enforcement powers as a Virginia Fire Marshal and has achieved certification as Virginia Fire Official. Chief Dunn has been a member of the Division’s Hazardous Incident Team and the Heavy and Technical Rescue Team.


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Andrew Baxter, Assistant Fire Chief

Professional ServicesAndrew Baxter

Chief Baxter began his career with the Division of Fire in 1995 as a member of Recruit School #32. Throughout his career he has filled many roles including engine officer, truck officer, squad officer, Training Coordinator, EMS Field Supervisor, and Battalion Chief.

Chief Baxter possesses a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia and is currently enrolled in the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program.


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Mike Cox, Assistant Fire Chief


Chief Cox has been employed with the Division of Fire since 1990. He is responsible for the Operations Section that includes 20 engine companies, five truck companies, three heavy rescue squads, and 14 advanced life support ambulances operating from 20 fire stations. His experience includes assignments to the Virginia Department of Emergency Management’s Regional Hazardous Materials Response Team, Technical Rescue Team Leader and member of the Central Virginia Division 1 Technical Rescue Team, operational battalion chief, Chief of EMS and Special Operations, and is currently a program manager with the Central Virginia Incident Management Team. Mike holds an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science.


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