Fire Department 2016-11-07T10:28:18+00:00

T10-1-13 CFD pink-e (2)

Photo courtesy of Hearld-Citizen (Ty Kernea)

The Cookeville Fire Department has not washed white shirts with red towels.  In showing support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, firefighters will be sporting pink shirts the month of October.  Engineer Jeff Emerson, Reserve Engineer Kurt Craig, Captain Tom Brown, Firefighter Jon Dukes and Chief Roger Fuqua proudly wear the pink shirts to remind eveyone to take the steps needed to stop this disease.


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: Structure fires, vehicle fires, brush or rubbish fires, vehicle accidents, hazardous materials, personal injury responses, false alarms and odor/nuisance calls.


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.