Monday, April 15, 2019

Tacoma Fire Chief Jim Duggan announces retirement

Tacoma Fire Chief Jim Duggan has announced his retirement effective April 16, 2019. Chief Duggan was appointed Fire Chief in 2012 and has served 36 years with the department.
Under Chief Duggan’s command, the Tacoma Fire Department navigated difficult staffing and deployment reductions as a result of the great recession, he oversaw a significant effort to increase the diversity of the organization and developed several initiatives to reduce the non-emergent use of 911.
Deputy Chief Tory Green has been introduced for consideration and confirmation as Tacoma’s next Fire Chief.