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Excerpts from; #PeoriaFD; #TonyCummings;Peoria Fire Department Battalion Chief Tony Cummings has been promoted to assistant chief.

Chief Cummings began his career with the department on May 22, 2000. During his career, he has worked the ranks of engineer, captain, Battalion Chief of EMS and Division Chief of Operations. He is a 23-year aaramedic for the Peoria community and has served as an instructor to other paramedics and EMT’s on the fire department and other agencies.

Chief Cummings is a 1992 graduate of Peoria High School and Illinois Central College. He received an Associate Degree in Applied Science and Fire Science, a graduate of Western Illinois University, where he received a Bachelor of Science, Fire Administration and Management, and a graduate of Arizona State University, where he received his Master’s degree in Executive Fire Officer.

He is an active member with his fraternity Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated, as well as a proud member of the Afro American Firefighters Association Peoria chapter.

Chief Cummings is a proud father of three children, his oldest Darren also was just hired by the Peoria Fire Department.

After 29 years of service to the Peoria community, Chief Rick Morgan has elected to retire.

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  • #1 by Martin on February 5, 2023 - 9:46 AM

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    Congratulations Chief!

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