Dickson County Fire Department

Find Dickson County Tennessee fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.


Burns Volunteer Fire Department 2717 Church Street Burns TN 37029 615-446-7911


City Of Charlotte Volunteer Fire Department 3575 Highway 48 North Charlotte TN 37036 615-789-4578

Claylick Volunteer Fire Department 1625 Claylick Road White Bluff TN 37187 615-797-9925

Cumberland Furnace Volunteer Fire Department 2999 New Dry Hollow Road Cumberland Furnace TN 37051 615-789-6474

Dickson County Rescue Squad 195 Taylor Street Dickson TN 37055 615-446-9278

Dickson Fire Department 101 Church Street Dickson TN 37055 615-446-6331

Harpeth Ridge Volunteer Fire Department 1030 Three Island Ford Rd Charlotte TN 37036 615-789-5986

Sylvia Yellow Creek Fire Hall 105 Edgewood Cemetery Road Dickson TN 37055 615-763-0701

Tennessee City Fire Department 4605 Highway 70 West Dickson TN 37055 615-446-0639

Vanleer Fire Department 4455 Highway 49 Vanleer TN 37181 615-763-2800

White Bluff Fire Department 2185 Tennessee 47 White Bluff TN 37187 615-797-2781

About Dickson County Fire Departments

Dickson County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Dickson County, TN community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Dickson County Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Dickson County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Dickson County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Dickson County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Dickson County

Dickson County Fire Departments may be staffed with paid professional firefighters, volunteers, or a combination of the two. Professional Fire Services in Tennessee are organized around a central command with response units, known as fire companies, geographically dispersed throughout Dickson County. Dickson County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Dickson County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Dickson County, TN

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Dickson County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Dickson County Fire Dept response. The responding Fire House may be determined based on geographic location or the resource needed for the call, such as an aerial ladder, fire hose, fire truck, water pumper, tanker truck, brush fire vehicle, rescue vehicle, or paramedic emergency services. In many cases, multiple Fire Stations and fire engines are dispatched to the emergency.

Dickson County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Dickson County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Dickson County and Tennessee Fire Code and is closely associated with the building code and building permitting process. The Fire Marshal is involved in the plan review process for new construction or renovation projects and is responsible for ensuring that Fire Code requirements are met before signing off on design plans. Other common fire prevention efforts include educational programs in Dickson County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Dickson County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.