Daniel A. Williams

Former Executive Chief

The Philadelphia Fire Department deeply regrets the passing of Former Executive Chief Daniel A. Williams.

Chief Daniel A. Williams began his career with the Philadelphia Fire Department in June 1976. He has served in each rank through Battalion Chief with Battalion 7 being his last field command. He is a State Certified Fire Investigator and served as an Assistant Fire Marshal.

Chief Williams earned a Master of Human Service Degree from Lincoln University in May 2004. He is also a graduate of the Carl Holmes Executive Development Institute, at Dillard University, New Orleans, Louisiana. He has completed numerous courses at the National Fire Academy at Emmittsburg, Maryland, and Philadelphia Community College Fire Science Course. Chief Williams states "being a member of this great organization has been and continues to be the ultimate Human Service experience."

Chief Williams is survived by his wife Joyce and three daughters.



Chief Daniel A Williams