Office of your Fire Chief
8401 E. Indian School Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
The Fire Chief reports directly to the Public Safety Chief and is responsible for all aspects of the Scottsdale Fire Department, including daily operations and long-range planning.
Fire Chief Tom Shannon joined the Scottsdale Fire Department as the City’s Emergency Manager, was promoted to Executive Assistant Fire Chief in 2011 and became Interim Fire Chief in August 2012.
Chief Shannon previously was the Fire Chief in Salt Lake City, UT where he led that organization through significant organizational and fire service changes. Renowned for his visionary and genuine management style, Chief Shannon redefined the SLCFD’s culture.
Chief Shannon alo has extensive major events experience. He oversaw all areas of Fire Operations, Logistics and Major Event Planning including the fire service response to Super Bowl XLII while Glendale Assistant Chief.
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Ask your Chief - send questions or comments directly to Chief Shannon
Chief Shannon seeks to maintain strong connectivity and relevance to Scottsdale citizens and business owners. He would love to hear your thoughts about how the Scottsdale Fire Department can better serve your needs and/or your experience having been a customer of our services.
Tom Shannon, Fire Chief
Ryan Freeburg, Executive Assistant Fire Chief