Brownsville Fire Department

The Brownsville Haywood County Fire Department works under the direction of Fire Chief David Smith, who is a 38+ year veteran of the department. Chief Smith is certified by the Tennessee Commission on Firefighting as a Fire Officer I and Fire Department Instructor I. Chief Smith is an Assistant to the Commissioner with the State of Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (State Fire Marshal’s Office ).

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
  • Technical Rescue which includes Trench Rescue, Confined Space Rescue, High Angle Rope Rescue, and Building Collapse Rescue
  • Hazardous Materials Response
  • Vehicle Extrication
  • Public Fire Education

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 26 full time personnel which includes 1 Chief, 1 Assistant Chief, 1 Battalion Chief/ Training Officer, 2 Captains, 6 Lieutenants and 15 Firefighters. The Fire Department has 12 Fire Stations, three stations located in the city limits and nine stations located throughout the county staffed by 100 volunteer personnel.

16

PUMPERS

11

TANKERS

6

RESCUE & BUSH TRUCKS

2

LADDER TRUCK

2

ATVs

3

COMMAND VEHICLES

Fire Stations

Station 1, 19 West Franklin St.

Station 2, 447 Dupree Ave.

Station 3, 1320 West Main St.

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

Where

We are located located at 111 North Washington Avenue, Tennessee, 38012

Located in the heart of West Tennessee along Interstate 40, this rural town of just over 10,000 has a rich cultural heritage, a proud educational system and an enthusiastic outlook for the future that position our city to be a leader in the region for years to come.