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The Dandridge Fire Department is always looking for motivated and dedicated individuals to help us in our mission to save lives and protect property.
Great leadership, great training and the best firefighting experience Tennessee has to offer can be found right here in Dandridge. We have all the amenities necessary to call Dandridge Fire home. Our living quarters offers the following: living room, dining room, kitchen, 4 full baths, 2 half baths, 4 separate bunk rooms, officer row and radio room. The station is outfitted with a exercise room, HD TV, cable and Wi-Fi.
Benefits of becoming a firefighter not only include becoming parts of an elite crew and gaining the best experience that Tennessee has to offer.

No experience necessary.
Gain experience and possibly move on to emergency service jobs in surrounding areas.
Community Service: Ideal for students. NOTE: Carson Neman University just located minutes away.
Fitness Equipment: Weight Bench, Squat Rack, Free weights and cardio equipment
Free Gear: Full set of PPE and uniforms.
Free Training: Fire, Rescue, Rope, etc.
Become part of a BROTHERHOOD that you will find in no place else.
Dandridge Fire is the busiest fire department in Jefferson County running over 600 call per year and that is without running First Responder.
Dandridge Fire covers 103 square miles of Jefferson County. That includes all of Interstate 40 and one mile of Interstate 81 through Jefferson Co.

Basic Membership Requirements

Must be 18 years of age
Must complete application and background check
Must pass physical examination
Must complete Hazardous Materials Operations and Firefighter I within 30 months of being voted on for membership.
Must participate in 50% of business meetings and training drills.

If this sounds like something you are interested in stop by Dandridge Fire Station 1 and speak with one of our firefighters or send an email to and include “MEMBERSHIP” in the subject.

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