Deputy Fire Chief Mark D. Sacra will retire from the Chesterfield County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department on December 1, 2015. Deputy Chief...

community---Sacra-Mark-DDeputy Fire Chief Mark D. Sacra will retire from the Chesterfield County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department on December 1, 2015. Deputy Chief Sacra graduated from Recruit School No.10 in November, 1979, and has faithfully served the county for over 36 years. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 1984, Lieutenant in 1987, Captain in 1990, Battalion Chief in 2001 and then Deputy Chief in 2007 where he was assigned to oversee the Emergency Operations Division.

Sacra has served in various roles throughout his career including company officer, shift leader, recruit school coordinator, and division commander. He graduated from the prestigious National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program in 2007. Sacra also served as coordinator for the 1995 Virginia State Fire Chief’s Association Summer Conference, hosted in Chesterfield, and was a presenter at two Virginia Fire Chief’s Association Conferences.

Deputy Chief Mark Sacra’s last work day was Friday, October 30.