**UPDATE: The City Council voted unanimously to accept the City Managers recommendation and Victor Conley is now the 1st Chief of the Irving Fire Department appointed from within our own membership.
Victor Conley has just been announced as the City Manager’s choice as the new Fire Chief of Irving. This recommendation will now go to the City Council for final approval on March 20.
Chief Conley has served as interim Fire Chief for the last 22 months and has implemented many, many new processes for Irving FD. Under his leadership, the Irving Fire Department was awarded the first Best Practices recognition in the State of Texas. Last month, Chief Conley was awarded the Fire Chief of the Year by the Texas Fire Chiefs Association. Congratulations to new Fire Chief Conley!
All across the nation, Firefighters and many others have joined in to offer support and raise funds for Dyrk Burcie, Dyrk is the 4yr old son of Dallas Fire Fighter Dameon Burcie that has been diognosed with a terminal cancer. A fund has been set up in the name of Dyrk Strong.
More information for the fundraising efforts and story behind the effort can be found at the following links: