Captain Ty Denson Springfield Fire Department. As part of our salute to Springfield Natives notable for their achievements and first in making a difference in the lives of our city residents . I present to you this dynamic and well rounded young man of achievement. In our session he shared his love for family, education, and community service. Captain Denson is one of 3 Black Captains in Springfield and shares that while his first love in career was that of a nurse. while he has definitely obtained the education and experience in the nursing field he has excelled in emergency management in the position as Captain in the Springfield Fire Department.