Mission Statement The Mission of the Springfield Fire Department is to protect the life and property of Springfield citizens and visitors, and to better serve our citizens and visitors with professional, efficient, emergency and non-emergency services. WE WILL ACHIEVE THIS THROUGH:
Integrity and pride of service through public education programs, code enforcement and timely emergency response.
Communication and cooperation with employees and citizens to insure an understanding of the services provided.
Continuous improvement of services through cost effective utilization of personnel, materials, equipment and technology.
An environment that encourages leadership and knowledge through the development and education of all personnel.
An innovative approach in meeting the needs of employees and citizens of the community.
The Springfield Fire Department provides:
Emergency medical response
Fire safety inspection and public education services within the city limits
Hazardous material response
Mutual aid assistance to other fire departments throughout Robertson County
As of February 1, 2012: the Springfield Fire Department has an Insurance Service Office Public Protection Classification of 3. This classification is often referred to as the ISO Rating. This rating helps to determine insurance premiums paid by homeowners and businesses. The highest rating is a Class 1 and the lowest rating is a Class 10. There are 1,017 fire departments in the State of Tennessee and 38 have a Class 3 designation. Only 5 have a higher class rating.
The NFPA 101-Life Safety Code, 2006 edition, as adopted by the National Fire Protection Association Codes, were also adopted by the State of Tennessee, including all appendices, addenda and supplements. They have been adopted as the City of Springfield fire code as well.