Manassas has a new fire chief.
During Monday night’s city council meeting, Mayor Hal Parrish swore in a new fire chief, William Garrett.
Garrett’s wife pinned the badge on her beaming husband after Mayor Parrish swore him in.=
Garrett has over 32 years of experience in public safety. Chief. Garrett will be replacing Chief Rob Clemons, who retired on August 28, Potomac Local News previously reported.
According to the City of Manassas website:
He has served in many different capacities: Fire Prevention, Emergency Medical Services, Operations, Support Services, and Strategic Planning. As Fire and Rescue Chief, Chief Garrett manages a highly progressive and professional agency and staff of 62 career members. He works in collaboration with the Manassas Volunteer Fire Company and the Greater Manassas Volunteer Rescue Squad leadership teams in providing oversight of the Fire and Rescue System.