Chief Miller is the 6th Fire Chief in the history of the Gatlinburg Fire Department. Chief Miller joined the fire service in 1991 and obtained his Paramedic license in 1994.
National Fire Academy
Executive Fire Officer Program 2011-2016
Lincoln Memorial University
Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) 2008
Policy & Administration
Masters of Education (M.Ed.), 2006 - Honors
Organizational Training & Leadership
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Management, 2004
Walters State Community College
Associate Degree-Public Safety/Paramedic –Cum Laude
Tech. Certificate EMT-Paramedic, 1994
Tech. Certificate EMT, 1992
Assistant Chief Cole joined the Gatlinburg Fire Department as a volunteer in February of 1987. He became a full time paid employee on January 15 of 1994. He is certified by the state of Tennessee as a first responder/EMT instructor, state commission on firefighting instructor I and Officer II, basic trauma life support instructor and basic life support instructor by the American Heart Association. The state of Tennessee requires 40 hours of training. Gatlinburg's firefighters train 700 hours per firefighter per year.
Training topics are as follows:
The Gatlinburg Fire Department has three shifts that are on duty for 24 hours and off for 48 hours.
A Shift Officers
|Lt. Steven Ebb||Jamie Rasnake,
|B Shift Officers|
| Lt. Andrew Wilson
|C Shift Officers|
|Lt. Josh Smith|| John Bridges,