Bill Tatum

Chief Officers & Support Staff
Title: Fire Marshal
Phone: (406) 657-8422

Fire Marshal Tatum has served the Billings Fire Department for over 18 years, with 16 years devoted to the Fire Prevention Bureau. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Rocky Mountain College and was an elementary school teacher and coach for five years prior to joining the department. He also served four years in the US Army as a Combat Medic. He is a certified Fire Plans Examiner and Fire Inspector II through the International Code Council, and a Certified Fire Investigator through the International Association of Arson Investigators. His hobbies include the outdoors, motorsports, and spending time with his family.


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