Fire Department leadership

Chief Bryan Tyner leads our department.

Meet Chief Tyner

Personal message from Chief Tyner when he was appointed:

“It is my distinct honor to be next fire chief in the city where I grew up and for a community that I love. My personal values — honesty, integrity and fairness — are what I will bring to my tenure as fire chief as we as a department collectively endeavor to become an industry leader in the fire service.”

The chief is:

  • Skilled in Public Safety, Emergency Management, Preparedness, Disaster Response, and Incident Command
  • Has strong program and project management talents
  • Holds a Bachelor of Science in Fire Services Administration from Waldorf University
  • Earned an Executive Fire Officer Certification from the U.S. National Fire Academy

The chief is dedicated to:

  • Building firefighters’ technical skills
  • Improving the department’s diversity
  • Providing leadership training opportunities

Chief Bryan Tyner is  25-year veteran of the department. He was appointed to the position of Fire Chief in December 2020.


Contact us

Fire Department

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City Hall
350 Fifth St. S., Room 233
Minneapolis, MN 55415