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Bio of Fire Chief Richard Shasteen

Richard Shasteen, Fire Chief
Phone: 931-455-0936

Richard Shasteen was appointed Fire Chief in July 2007. He has been employed with the City of Tullahoma since 1986, becoming a full time fire department employee in 1988. Shasteen has held every rank in the Department, beginning as a Volunteer.

Shasteen holds an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Fire Science from Chattanooga State.

He completed his Emergency Medical Technician certification at the University of Alabama/Huntsville and is certified as a Journeyman-Instructor-Officer Level by the TN Fire Commission. He is a member of the National Fire Protection Association and the International Association of Fire Chiefs.

Shasteen is a life-long Tullahoma resident and graduated from Tullahoma High School in 1983. He is married to Pam and they have one son, Jackson.