Congratulations FF Bret McDannell on your accomplishment!
By Buchanan Valley Volunteer Fire Department
November 18, 2022

The Buchanan Valley Volunteer Fire Department membership would like to congratulate member Bret McDannell on your graduation from the District of Columbia Fire Department Academy Class 401 today (11/18/2022). Bret went through several hiring processes before deciding on working for one the most traditional and aggressive fire departments in the country. Bret's determination and passion for the fire service helped guide him through 32 weeks of grueling training. During today's graduation ceremony, Bret received recognition for his high achievements as well as received the "Core Values Award". Bret has been assigned to Engine Company #24, Platoon #1 in the Petworth section of Washington DC. Bret, Good Luck on a long and rewarding career, continue to work hard and don't forget your roots!