Gene "Rhino" Coleman
Chief Coleman began his career with the Center Point Fire District in June of 1979. He has spent his entire career being a steward for the Fire Service. Chief Coleman has dedicated most of his adult life to bettering the Center Fire District. Chief Coleman is a tireless protector of the history and tradition of the Fire Service and the Center Point Fire District. Chief Coleman's love of teaching the next generation shows his many years of service to the Greater Alabama Fire Service Explorers. Many fire stations around Central Alabama are filled with firefighters who Gene Coleman directly impacted. Chief Coleman is the 5th Fire Chief of the Center Point Fire District and follows in men who shaped his career. He "pays it forward" by guiding the department that has been a part of his family for over 40 years and helps shape the careers of the future leaders of the Fire Service.