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Quick Description: City of Rogersville Fire Department. Second Oldest Fire Department in the State of Tennessee and one of the oldest active fire departments in the United States.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 4/24/2009 5:54:08 PM
Waymark Code: WM68QT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Firefrog69
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Established in 1786, it is the second oldest fire department in the state of Tennessee. Rogersville is in the seat of Hawkins County, which is located in the Eastern tip of the state. The fire department covers an area of approximately six square miles, serving a population of around 4,300. Our primary duties include responding to structure fires, rescue operations, motor vehicle accident response, hazardous material response, and backup responder to other volunteer departments. We will even go "rescue a cat from a tree" if we were called to!! We sponsor an annual donation drive for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, which we have participated in since August 1980. We are very proud of the firefighters who serve on this department. There are a total of 18 active members, all of which are volunteer. All firemen are minimum certified in FireFighter One training. Of these firemen, six are Hazardous Materials Technicians, two Paramedics, four Emergency Medical Technicians, and two First Responders. We have two fire stations, one located at 106 East Kyle Street in downtown Rogersville, TN. Our second and newest station is located at the West End of town in the Rogersville Industrial Park. Our department has a "6" rating with the Department of Commerce and Insurance. It is the goal of each and every fireman to serve and protect our town and it's citizens.
Paid or Volunteer: Part Paid / Part Volunteer

EMS Involvement: yes

Has 911 Dispatch: yes

Has Emergency Call Box: yes

Has Emergency Siren: yes

Related Website: [Web Link]

Physical Address:
106 East Kyle St
Rogersville, TN United States

Number of Emergency Staff: 18


Has Fire Pole: Not Listed

Average Alarms Per Year: Not Listed

Number of Firetrucks: Not Listed

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