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BURN BAN IN EFFECT

The Governor has issued a Proclamation regarding the dry weather and drought conditions proclaiming that “The starting of an open air and unconfined fire on or near woodlands where dangerous fire hazards exist is forbidden.” The burn ban, which includes Knox County and the City of Knoxville, continues through December 15, 2016. For more information please click here to view the Governor's Proclamation.

             In addition, for details on permissible use of grills, please click here.

NOTE: The only outdoor burning that is allowed within the city during the ban is cooking outside in a grill or smoker that was manufactured for that purpose.


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The City of Knoxville Fire Department provides fire protection and rescue services to nearly 104+ square miles within the corporate limits of the City of Knoxville serving approximately 180,761 citizens. In addition, the department has the responsibility of enforcement of the fire and life safety codes and public fire education programs.

The Fire Department responded to 20,722 calls for service in 2012. Emergency Medical Service calls for service totaled 10,803, and non-EMS calls for service totaled 9,919.

The department has 320 full-time career professional firefighters and maintain 42 fire suppression and rescue units in the city's 19 fire stations. The stations are located strategically throughout the city. The stations are manned 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. These professionals are also assigned to other divisions within the department such as Training, Fire Prevention Bureau, Public Education, Emergency Medical Services, Administrative Offices, Logistics, and Maintenance Shop.

Administration
Deputy Chief Mark Morris
865-595-4470
mmorris@knoxvilletn.gov

Operations
Deputy Chief Gary Compton
865-595-4471
gcompton@knoxvilletn.gov

Fire Prevention Bureau
Asst. Chief Danny Beeler

865-215-2283
dbeeler@knoxvilletn.gov

Fire Explosion & Investigation Unit
Asst. Chief Danny Beeler
865-637-1386
dbeeler@knoxvilletn.gov

Training Division
Fire Officer Lonnie Glenn

865-215-6226
vglenn@knoxvilletn.gov

Fire Public Education
Captain Paul Trumpore

865-595-4673
ptrumpore@knoxvilletn.gov