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Office of your Fire Chief

Physical Address
8401 E. Indian School Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Phone: 480-312-8000


The Fire Chief is responsible for all aspects of the Scottsdale Fire Department, including daily operations and long-range planning.

Fire Chief Tom ShannonFire 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 Fire Chief in August 2013.

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.

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Tom Shannon, Fire Chief
Email: tshannon@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

Ryan Freeburg, Executive Assistant Fire Chief
Email: rfreeburg@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

Linda Annoreno, Administrative Secretary
Email: lannoreno@scottsdaleaz.gov

Maria Luna, Administrative Secretary
Email: mluna@scottsdaleaz.gov

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