Fire Department


The City of Cookeville Fire Department welcomes you to our website. Working 3 shifts the Cookeville Fire Department provides services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Each shift has 18 career fire fighters to respond to the various emergencies that occur. The majority of the runs are classified under the following subject matter:

  • Brush or rubbish fires
  • False alarms and odor/nuisance calls
  • Hazardous materials
  • Personal injury responses
  • Structure fires
  • Vehicle accidents
  • Vehicle fires

Mission Statement

The Cookeville Fire Department is committed to the safe and efficient protection of life, property, and environment in our community.

A team of dedicated professionals achieves our mission. We provide rapid response to fire, rescue, and medical emergencies. Fire prevention education, fire cause investigation, emergency management and other services are performed.

Our highly trained, physically fit, motivated, and caring people are committed to excellence. We achieve a high degree of readiness by maintaining equipment and facilities while constantly seeking state of the art improvements.