The Chesapeake Fire Department held a ceremony to celebrate the promotion of firefighters Brian Callahan and Ryan McFadden to the rank of Fire Lieutenant.
Virginia Beach native Lt. Callahan has been with the fire department for 12 years. He graduated from Bayside High School in 1995. Lt. Callahan currently resides in the Deep Creek with his wife, Heather, and two children. Lt. Callahan is assigned to Fire Station #1, in the South Norfolk section of the City..Eight year veteran Lt. McFadden grew up in Norfolk and graduated from Granby High School. He has a degree in Commercial Fitness from Radford University and received his Master of Science degree in Occupational Health and Safety from Columbia Southern University. Lt. McFadden currently resides in Greenbrier with his wife and two children. Lt. McFadden is assigned to Fire Station #2, in the Portlock section of the City.