The department consists of 30 full-time firefighters, 6 volunteer firefighters,1 Fire Chief, and 1 Assistant Chief who continuously man fire stations in 3 shifts, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Firefighters respond from 2 stations that include the Main Fire Station 1 in the central sector of the city and the David N. Greer Fire Station 2 in the southeast sector of the city.
Training is critical to the department's success and the training committee strives to utilize the latest in technology for developing and presenting classroom instruction. 73% of the department's personnel are certified fire professionals by the State of Tennessee Commission on Firefighting. Every employee receives training in CPR, vehicle extrication, defensive driving, hazardous materials, and medical first responder.
Personnel strive to train for a minimum of 240 hours each year including a 40 hour in-service training course scheduled annually. The volunteer firefighters train on the 4th Tuesday of every month and also participate in portions of the 40 hour in-service training program. In addition, many of the firefighters train on their own in preparation for state certifications.
Emergency Response Vehicles
The department is equipped to respond with 3 front-line pumper trucks, 1 reserve pumper truck, 1 100-foot aerial platform ladder truck, and 1 brush fire truck, we also have have several support vehicles, and equipment.
Main Fire Station Email Station 1 203 Central Avenue Springfield, TN 37172