Fire Department

Wille Gordon

Fire Chief and Bulding Inspector

Willie Gordon

Fire Chief and Building Inspector Willie Gordon came to the City of Kingston as Park Officer in 1995. He transferred to the Fire Department when an opening came available as a Fireman. In 1996 he was promoted to Captain and in 1998 to Assistant Chief. Willie became Fire Chief in June of 2000 and the job of Building Inspector was added to his duties in 2002. He also serves as Fire Inspector for the city. Willie is married with 2 children and 3 grandchildren.

During Willie's term as Chief he has supervised the opening of a new fire station, added 2 new pumpers, 1 aerial truck and emergency response vehicle. The city has added additional fireman, started a First Responder Program and now has an intense fire fighter training program going on with a certified state instructor in the department. He has Fire Fighter, Hazmat Technician, Vehicle Extrication, First Responder, Building Inspector, Fire Inspector and International Building Codes Inspector certifications. He has been a fire fighter since 1979 starting as a volunteer with the Harriman Fire Department. He is now serving as Chairman of the East Tennessee Regional Council of Fire Chiefs.


e-mail: Chief Gordon
Fire Dept. (865) 376-2936
Building Inspector (865) 376-0777 Fax (865) 376-8798