Timothy McConnell

New Orleans Fire Department
6:24 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Timothy McConnell Named New Superintendent Of The New Orleans Fire Department

A screen capture of Timothy A. McConnell during the press conference annoucing his appointment as Superintendent of the New Orleans Fire Department.
City of New Orleans

Timothy A. McConnell was named the New Orleans Fire Department's new Superintendent in a press conference held at City Hall on Wednesday.

McConnell, a 29-year veteran of the department, is the NOFD's eleventh superintendent since its founding as a modern firefighting organization in December 1891. McConnell joined the department in 1984 as a 22-year-old, according to information provided by the city, and rose through the ranks quickly.

Read more