Nashville Fire Department
Daniel Nelms is a career firefighter for the Nashville, TN, Fire Department where he has served for 11 years. He is currently assigned to Engine 6 on the south side of the city. Nelms is also a fire lieutenant/training director for the Almaville, TN, Fire Rescue Department where he has been volunteering for nine years. He is a senior instructor/co-owner of Nelms Fire Company. He is a State of Tennessee journeymen firefighter, a certified Fire Instructor and Fire Officer, as well as a nationally certified AEMT. Nelms brings 18 years of fire service experience, from small town volunteer fire departments, to a large metropolitan fire department. He has presented both lecture and HOT classes at Wichita H.O.T., the Metro Atlanta Firefighters Conference (MAFFC), Firehouse Expo, the Lt. Brad Hutcherson Memorial Fire School, Tennessee River Weekend and The Revolutionary Fire Tactics at the Lake. Nelms was also published in the March 2021 Firehouse Magazine with an article entitled “The Heavy Hook-Up: The Two-Minute Drill”.