The selection will be made from the three finalists for the post, Deputy Fire Chief Oscar Cherry, Assistant Fire Chief John Weatherbee and Assistant Fire Chief Greg Johnson.
The job came open when Gerry Brown retired as chief Aug. 1, 2006. Deputy Chief Walter Jordan has served as interim chief since then.
Tuesday morning's announcement will be at the L&N Depot, the same place the city announced its new police chief, Doug Hawkins, Aug. 27, 2006.
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