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City of Nolanville Welcomes Robert Cunningham as Chief of Newly Formed Fire Department

Nolanville, TX-

After an extensive search, The City of Nolanville has named the first Fire Chief of its newly formed Fire Department, Robert R. Cunningham.

Chief Cunningham—who recently served as the Captain for the City of Killeen Fire Department (KFD) and their Honor Guard Commander, has more than 26 years of experience in the field.

As Commander of the Honor Guard for 19 years, Chief Cunningham grew his personnel from nine to 17 active members and played a crucial role in several Fire Department-related activities, including active and intense involvement with the citizens and families of West Texas after the fertilizer plant explosion in 2014.

In addition to his tenure with KFD, Chief Cunningham has dedicated a substantial amount of his career to educating not only new and current firefighters but others in the health and safety field, lending his time to the Killeen Fire Academy for 121/2 years and at Central Texas College’s Allied Health Department for 15 years.

Chief Cunningham holds several degrees, including a bachelor’s degree from West Texas A&M University in Emergency Management Administration and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Sam Houston State University. Chief Cunningham has also completed an FIA Business School course in “Budgeting Essentials and Development” for City Government which assisted him in his position as the Vice Chairman of the KFD Pension Fund for seven years.

Chief Cunningham was formally welcomed by Mayor Andy Williams and the Nolanville City Council at the May 18th, 2023 City Council meeting.


101North 5th Street,Nolanville, Texas 76559 l Phone: 254-698-6335 l

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