Rhea County Fire Department

Find Rhea 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.

Brayton Volunteer Fire Department 11667 Hendon Road Graysville TN 37338 423-554-3137

City Of Graysville Fire Department 151 Mill Street Graysville TN 37338 423-775-3151

Dayton Fire Department 1169 Market Street Dayton TN 37321 423-775-8402

Graysville Volunteer Fire Department 151 Mill Street Graysville TN 37338 423-775-9242

Laurelbrook Fire Department 114 Campus Dr Dayton TN 37321 423-775-3336

Luminary Voluntary Fire Department 13002 Summer City Road Spring City TN 37381 423-533-4215

Rhea County Emergency Operations 8860 Back Valley Road Evensville TN 37332 423-775-2505

Spring City Volunteer Fire Department Hilleary St Spring City TN 37381 423-365-4591

About Rhea County Fire Departments

Rhea County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Rhea County, TN community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Rhea 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:
  • Rhea County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Rhea County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Rhea County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Rhea County

Rhea 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 Rhea County. Rhea County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Rhea County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Rhea County, TN

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Rhea County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Rhea 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.

Rhea County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Rhea County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Rhea 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 Rhea County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Rhea County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.