Newly appointed Fire Chief Mark McCluskey announces the promotion Tim Swann to Assistant Chief of Operations after serving in an interim role since July 2022.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Newly appointed Fire Chief Mark McCluskey announces the promotion Tim Swann to Assistant Chief of Operations after serving in an interim role since July 2022.
“Assistant Chief Swann has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the safety and well-being of our community,” McCluskey said. “We are proud to recognize his leadership, expertise, and tireless service to the fire department and the people it serves."
Swann started his career with MPD in 1990 as a firefighter. He has served as a Driver, Captain, and Battalion Chief. Swann, a 33-year veteran of the department, is a member of the Communications Committee for the digital radio and tower infrastructure that the department now uses. He was a member of the Police/Fire training facility Committee that designed the proposed facility on Central Valley Road.
Swann was also the lead grant writer for the 2007 AFG (Assistant to Firefighters) grant where MFRD was awarded $387,000 to purchase new Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus for the Engine Companies. He was a Licensed Contractor from 1999 to 2007 and is currently a Tennessee State Licensed Electrician.
Swann is a graduate of Riverdale High School, and attended Nashville State Tech College, Chattanooga State, and Vol State. He has been married to his wife, Suzanne for 36-years. He has three children, Jessica King, Andy, and Chris Swann.