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Chuck Ryan Update, Blood Drive and Fundraisers

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Chuck Ryan continues to make progress in recovering from burn injuries.  His breathing tube has been removed and he is doing just fine breathing on his own.  Additional surgeries on scheduled today on his legs. There has been a tremendous outpouring and display of concern with people wanting to do something to help Chuck and […]

Ryan Continues to Recover

Riverdale Volunteer Fire Chief and District of Columbia Career Fire Fighter Charles Ryan remains in “critical” but stable condition at the Burn Unit of the Washington Hospital Center.  Ryan sustained 2nd and 3rd degree burns on over 40% of his body in an early Friday morning fire in northeast Washington, DC where he was working. […]

Riverdale Volunteer Chief Remains Critical – DCFD Press Release and Statement from Riverdale VFD Included

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Fire Chief Charles “Chucky” Ryan of the Riverdale Volunteer Fire Department was critically injured while battling a house fire while working as a firefighter with the District of Columbia Fire Department (DCFD) on Friday, April 8, 2011 (DCFD Press Release is below).  As of this morning he remains listed in “critical” condition. Ryan has been […]