3 generations of active, future Virginia Beach firefighters featured on social media

Erin Patterson, WVEC
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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) — The Virginia Beach Fire Department featured a family of three generations of active and future firefighters in a sweet Facebook post.

It was to highlight how the future of the department is strong and in good hands.

On Monday, the department posted two photos on Facebook showing three generations of Keanes. The pictures captured District Chief Dennis Keane, his grandson Grayson Keane, and Grayson's dad, Firefighter Matt Keane.

By Tuesday morning the post had over 500 likes.

The Virginia Beach Fire Department's motto is that it's a customer service organization partnering with communities, members, citizens, and visitors to foster the feeling of safety any place, any time, through planning, mitigation, response and restoration.

The City of Virginia Beach has 19 fire stations, 19 fire engines, eight ladder trucks, two technical rescue trucks, three fireboats, a HAZMAT response vehicle, and just about 500-dedicated employees.

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