Government Fire Department

Fire Department

The Brownsville Haywood County Fire Department works under the direction of Fire Chief Mark Foster, who is a 35+ year veteran of the department. Chief Foster is certified by the Tennessee Commission on Firefighting as a Fire Officer I, Fire Department Instructor I and a Journeyman Firefighter. Chief Foster is an Assistant to the Commissioner with the State of Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (State Fire Marshal’s Office ). Chief Foster also has specialized training in Fire and Arson Investigation, Hazardous Materials and Weapons of Mass Destruction Response and Vehicle Extrication.

The Brownsville Haywood County Fire Department provides the following services with a well-trained staff in all aspects of Fire and Rescue Operations:

  • Fire Suppression
  • Fire Prevention
  • Public Fire Education
  • Hazardous Materials Response
  • Rescue Services (Confined Space Rescue & Vehicle Extrication)
  • First Responder Medical Services

The Brownsville Fire Department is also a part of the State of Tennessee Office of Homeland Security – District 10. The local fire department has a Class 3 Insurance Services Organization (ISO) Rating inside the city limits and a Class 7/9 Rating in the county. The lower the rating the better rates citizens receive from insurance companies.

The Fire Department serves a population of 19,797 citizens within an area of 534 square miles with a staff of 25 full time personnel and 100 volunteer personnel. The Fire Department has 12 Fire Stations, three stations located in the city limits and nine stations located throughout the county.

City & District One Stations

Fire Department Equipment

  • Pumpers – 16
  • Tankers – 11
  • Rescue Trucks – 3
  • Brush Trucks – 6
  • Ladder Truck – 1
  • ATVs – 3
  • Command Vehicles – 3

County Stations

District 2

Union-Mercer Vol. Fire Dept.
1825 Shaw Rd.
Brownsville, TN 38012

District 3

South Hatchie Vol. Fire Dept.
3010 Eurekaton Rd.
Brownsville, TN 38012

District 4

Stanton Vol. Fire Dept.
45 Main St.
Stanton, TN 38069

District 5

Macedonia Vol. Fire Dept.
127 Macedonia Rd.
Brownsville, TN 38012

District 6

Forked Deer Vol. Fire Dept.
6635 Forked Deer Rd.
Halls, TN 38040

District 7

Belle Eagle Vol. Fire Dept.
776 Rudolph Rd.
Brownsville, TN 38012

District 8

Holly Grove Vol. Fire Dept.
8215 Poplar Corner Rd.
Bells, TN 38006

District 9

Tibbs-Nutbush Vol. Fire Dept.
Brownsville, TN 38012

District 10

Douglas Vol. Fire Dept.
1006 Douglas Rd.
Stanton, TN 38069