MAYOR BROWN APPOINTS NEW CITY FIRE COMMISSIONER

William Renaldo, 30 year Buffalo Fire Department (BFD) veteran and former battalion chief, to lead Buffalo’s Bravest

Buffalo,  NY  – Mayor Byron W.  Brown  on June 27, 2018 named former  Buffalo  Fire Department  (BFD)  Battalion Chief William Renaldo to lead the BFD, building on his Administration’s continued commitment to further strengthen public safety citywide to meet the demands of a growing Buffalo.  Renaldo has more than 30 years of experience in the Fire Service and is a retired Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve, with 40 years of military experience.

“Keeping  our  City safe  is  among my  Administration’s  top priorities  and  I know  that  our new  Fire  Commissioner has what it takes to bring the Department into its next chapter of excellence,” said Mayor Brown.  “His unwavering commitment to fire service and public safety distinguishes him as a remarkable leader.  I am  pleased  that he  has  accepted this  appointment  and look  forward  to working  with  him to  continue to keep Buffalo safe.”

A well-respected leader  in  the BFD,  Renaldo  returns to  the  Department with  decades  of first-hand knowledge, deep operational familiarity, and extensive leadership experience from his time with BFD and in the U.S. Armed Forces.  Fire Commissioner Renaldo is a 30 year veteran of the Buffalo Fire Department and a  former  Buffalo Fire  Battalion  Chief, employed  from  1982-2012.   He served  on  active duty  in  the United  States  Army for  four  years (1975-1979),  before  serving in  the  United States  Army  Reserve until  2014.  During his tenure as Battalion Chief, he distinguished himself with hard work, dedication to duty and a strong record of performing complex emergency service and administrative work with a broad range of responsibilities from the direction of emergency operations,  to review  of  administrative  reports and  payroll to ensure accuracy and completeness, to the coordination of overall training, including all aspects of emergency response, disaster planning and fire prevention and education.

During his military career,  Renaldo  has received  numerous  individual awards  and  decorations for  meritorious  acts of  bravery,  including a  Bronze  Star, Meritorious  Service  Medal, Combat  Action  Badge

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