Fire Chief (Interim)

Interim Chief Kevin McGee

Kevin McGee

Kevin McGee is a 44-year veteran of the fire service, Emergency Management and Emergency Medical Service.  Kevin began his career in 1980 in the Prine William County (VA) Department of Fire and Rescue (PWCDFR) advancing through the ranks and retiring in 2019 after 11 years as Fire Chief. Kevin was appointed as the Waco Fire Department Interim Fire Chief in 2020 which coincided with performing a leadership role in the early response to the COVID 19 pandemic.

Kevin has engaged in numerous consulting projects in support of advancing emergency services throughout the United States. During his time in PWCDFR, Kevin engaged at the regional level in the National Capital Region supporting emergency services preparedness for natural and man-made disasters including terrorism and active violence risks. Kevin has been active at the national level to include serving as past chair of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Terrorism and Homeland Security Committee. Kevin went on to perform as Chief Operations Officer at the IAFC.

Kevin has a Master’s in Public Administration degree from George Mason University and holds numerous professional certifications. 

Kevin and his wife Eileen reside in Catlett, Virginia.  They have a son and daughter and many grandchildren.