Tony Cummings was promoted to Assistant Chief of the Fire Department on February 11, 2023. He has previously held the Division Chief of Operations effective August 24, 2022. His position oversees over 170 fire personnel and the day to day activities of our Firefighters. As a 1992 Graduate of Peoria High, Chief Cummings joined the Fire Department in 2000 and has been a Paramedic for the Fire Department for 21 years and served on the Hazardous Materials (HazMat) team for over 6 years. Chief Cummings was promoted to Battalion Chief of EMS in December of 2021 and has previously been the department's EMS/Quality Assurance Officer.