Corey A. Smedley Sworn As Chief of the Alexandria Fire Department

Corey A. Smedley officially swore into office as Chief of the Alexandria Fire Department in a standing room only ceremony January 28 in the Vola Lawson Lobby at City Hall. Smedley was named acting Fire Chief following the retirement of Chief Robert Dube last summer. He became the city’s first African American Fire Chief upon his permanent appointment to the role in December.