Kenosha, WI (WLIP)–The City of Kenosha Police and Fire Commission announced the selection of Daniel Tilton as the Kenosha Fire Department’s next fire chief.
Deputy Chief Tilton has been a member of the Kenosha Fire Department since 1996.
Deputy Chief Tilton’s appointment to fire chief will be confirmed by the Police and Fire Commission at the meeting tentatively scheduled for 9 a.m. on March 19, 2024.
He will begin his role as Chief on April 2, 2024 following the April 1 retirement of Fire Chief Christopher G. Bigley.
During this time, Tilton has served as a firefighter, apparatus operator, lieutenant, line and house captain, and acting battalion chief.
On December 1, 2021, he was promoted to deputy chief and has served in that capacity since.