Edward "Tee" Tallman III

Operations Division
Title: Chief
Phone: 910 455-8080

Edward “Tee” Tallman III

Began service with Jacksonville Fire – April 24, 2000
Firefighter Trainee: 2000
Firefighter I: 2001
Firefighter II: 2002
Firefighter III: 2003
Driver/Operator I and II: 2004-2012
Captain: 2012
Platoon Training Officer: March 2015
Battalion Chief: March 21, 2017
Fire Chief: November 5, 2019

Certifications Include:
Firefighter I and II
HazMat Level I
General Instructor II
RT Surface Water Rescue
Fire Inspector I
Driver Operator Aerials
TR-VMR, Confined Space, Ropes
Chief 101
Fire Officer I, II and III
NC Chief Officer’s Executive Development Program
Leadership in Public Safety Organizations

Fire Chief Tallman holds an Associate Degree in Fire Protection Technology, and a Bachelor Degree in Fire Administration. Chief Tallman has been an active member of the Jacksonville Fire & Emergency Services Water Rescue Team since 2004. Chief Tallman was 2015 Jacksonville Fire & Emergency Services Officer of the Year.


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