City of Talladega names Assistant Fire Chief
March 31, 2023
(Talladega, AL) City Manager Seddrick Hill Sr. and Talladega Fire Chief Danny Warwick announced the recent appointment of Assistant Fire Chief John Tyson. Tyson, a life-long Talladega resident, has 29 years of experience as a paramedic and 24 years in fire service. Prior to his promotion, he served as interim assistant fire chief for one year.
In addition to serving in the Talladega Fire Department for over 13 years, he is a former member of the Pell City Fire Department and the Talladega Paramedic Department. Additionally, he is a past captain and lieutenant for the City of Moody Fire Department.
Tyson said he is “excited" and “honored” to serve residents of the City of Talladega.
“This department means so much to me, and it means so much to me to serve my family, friends and community. Talladega is what made me who I am today. Serving my community is the least that I can do to give back to people who helped shape my life,” he added.
Talladega Fire Chief Danny Warwick stated, “During his twelve months as interim assistant fire chief, Captain Tyson consistently demonstrated exceptional leadership skills, technical expertise, and a strong commitment to the department. He has consistently exceeded standards and expectations, and we are very excited to see him thrive in his new role. He has proven himself to be an excellent leader, and I believe his expertise will be of great use at the executive level.”
Tyson and his wife, Angela Tyson, attend First Methodist Church. They are the proud parents of five children.