Tom Flanagan is a 22 year veteran to the fire service. He started his career with Hualapai Valley Fire Department as a Full-Time Firefighter becoming a Part-Time Firefighter for Kingman Fire Department. He was worked part-time for River Medical Ambulance as a paramedic.
Tom was hired as a Full-Time Firefighter with Kingman Fire Department working his way through the ranks and is currently serving as Battalion Chief of Operations on B-Shift. Tom has obtained an Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science. In addition, he also holds, Mohave Community College Certified Fire Officer, Mohave Community College Certified Driver/Operator, Mohave Community College Certified Fire Fighter, Texas A&M Hazardous Materials Incident Commander, America Heart Association Instructor-ACLS, PALS, and BLS/CPR, Arizona State Fire Marshall Office- Fire Fighter I&II Instructor/Evaluator, FEMA- NIMS 100, 200, 700,and 800, Arizona Division of Emergency Management- Hazardous Materials Technician, National Registry and Arizona State Certified Paramedic , Arizona State certified Fire Fighter I &II.
Tom has also been Designated Fire Officer by the Center for Public Safety Excellence. Throughout his career Tom has been awarded the Chief’s Award as well as Western Arizona Council of EMS (WACEMS) Recognition of going “Above and Beyond” for the area with computer software implementation, Kingman Fire Department’s Officer of the Year, Kingman Fire Department’s Crew of the Year, Western Arizona Council of EMS (WACEMS) for dedication to Emergency Medical Services in Western Arizona.
Tom is active in various youth assistance programs and enjoys being involved in helping kids. He participates in many recreational sports including basketball, softball, and volleyball, as well as activities with a local community service organization. He has coordinated charity golf tournaments for the last 20 years to raise money for local scholarships, kid sports sponsorship, and raising money for cancer research.