City Manager Ken Larking announced today the retirement of Fire Chief David Eagle, who has served in that position for 12 years and 25 years as a firefighter. Though retiring from the City of Danville, Eagle will join the City of Williamsburg as a fire chief.
Larking informed City Council members on Tuesday. Eagle’s last day with the City of Danville will be Oct. 11. He will join the City of Williamsburg on Oct. 15.
“I am proud of everything our Fire Department has accomplished under David’s leadership over the past several years,” Larking said. “I wish him and his family all the best as he transitions to Williamsburg.”
Eagle, at age 50 and with 25 years of service, became eligible to retire under the City of Danville’s policy.
“It has been a great honor to serve my hometown as fire chief,” Eagle said. “I have been privileged to serve with an outstanding team of dedicated firefighters, and I am confident that the high level of service that our community has grown to expect will continue.”