Jefferson City Fire Department

Mission Statement

To Protect the Citizens and Visitors of Jefferson City from the Adverse Effects of Fire, Natural and Man-Made Disasters, and to Provide Effective Fire Prevention Opportunities Through Public Fire and Life Safety Education.

Serving the city since 1909, the Jefferson City Fire Department is a combination department, made up of both career and paid-on-call firefighters.  The department is currently rated an ISO Class 3.  The department operates five front line apparatus out of one station, located at 104 City Center Drive.  Jefferson City firefighters respond daily to various calls for service, including fires, medical emergencies, and automobile collisions.

Our goal is to continue to provide prompt, professional, and courteous response to the citizens and visitors of our growing city.  In order to continue to provide a professional level of service in the future, our department is constantly growing and striving to improve through equipment purchases, training, and recruitment.  If you are interested in knowing more about the fire department or about becoming a reserve firefighter, please call 865-475-3616.   Information and applications are also available at the station.

A Message from Chief Turner

On behalf of the Jefferson City Fire Department, I would like to thank you for visiting our website.   The Jefferson City Fire Department is a combination fire department, made up of thirty highly-trained, dedicated career and reserve firefighters serving our community.   Through fire response and suppression, emergency medical first responder services, vehicle extrication and rescue, hazardous materials mitigation, and public fire education and prevention, the members of the Jefferson City Fire Department strive to achieve the highest level of customer service.

As the Fire Chief, I ask you to take a look at the services and opportunities the department has to offer.   Whether it is fire extinguisher training to local employers, fire and life safety inspections at businesses, free smoke detector installations, or emergency response and operations, you can expect us to be responsive to your needs.  The men and women of the Jefferson City Fire Department are ready to serve you in a courteous and professional manner.  We take pride in our achievements in training and skills delivery, equipment, and operational philosophy.

Please feel free to contact us at any time with your questions, concerns, or suggestions on how we can better serve you and the community

Robert Lee Turner, Jr.