Provided by City of Manassas
The City of Manassas has selected Edward R. Mills III to head Fire & Rescue Services. Mills comes to the City with more than 30 years of experience in Fire & Rescue services with the District of Columbia. Mills has a large variety of experience, including emergency management, EMS, working with the Medical Director, counterterrorism, and has been an Assistant Fire Chief and an acting Fire Chief. He has extensive volunteer hours around the area.
In the 1980s, Edward volunteered with both the Manassas Volunteer Fire Company (MVFC) and the Greater Manassas Volunteer Rescue Squad (GMVRS). He says that Manassas has always had a special place in his heart. Mills has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of the District of Columbia. He has attended many career development courses, including the National Fire Academy, the Center for Domestic Preparedness, the Emergency Management Institute and the Department of Counter Terrorism Support with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Mills’ first day with the City of Manassas will be Jan. 3, 2023, but he will meet the City Council on Dec. 12, 2022.