Drake Springer joined the FCVFD in 2011 shortly after moving to Northern Virginia from Maryland. He currently holds state certifications in Firefighter I & II, HAZMAT Ops, and EVOC I, II, & III. Additionally, he is a VA state and National Registry EMT. An engine-guy at heart, he likes to spend time staffing E106 with ACFD career personnel and as well as staffing A102 as a driver and assistant technician.
As a department instructor, Drake also enjoys teaching a variety of topics to new fire and EMS recruits. He has also served as the department quartermaster, procuring and distributing gear to operational and administrative members.
Originally from Mesa, AZ, Drake received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Elon University prior to moving to the Washington, DC area. He currently resides in Arlington and works as a media consultant for the United States Congress.