Tyler Fire Department Media Relations

Paul Findley, Public Information Officer and Tyler Fire Marshal
(903) 360-0553




If unable to get a hold of Fire PIO via cell phone, please contact Fire Administration at (903) 535-0007 or (903) 535-0005 during normal business hours (Monday-Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Admin can connect them to the on-duty investigator or inspector in the event that the PIO is unavailable.

Media Relations during after hours/weekends

All District Chiefs are trained and able to speak with media partners. In addition, the on-duty Investigator can assist with after-hours/weekend media requests regarding active or recent TFD incidents. 

A call to Fire Station 1 at (903) 535-0016 or (903) 535-0017 or Fire Station 2 at (903) 534-7969 will provide contact with a District Chief, who may then relay the message to the on-duty investigator. 


Secondary Public Information Officer

When Paul Findley is not in office, Captain Brandon Davis will pick up PIO duties. He can be reached at (903) 312-8729 or at



Click HERE for calendar of Tyler Fire's PIO schedule.