COVID-19: Kingsport Fire Department
The K.F.D. is making every effort to limit the exposure to employees.
All business travel has been suspended; supervisors will question employees on travel plans from now until the end of June; recommend self-quarantine if employee shows any signs or symptoms
All public education programs have been suspended
Routine fire inspections, unless vital, have been suspended
Recruitment school has been suspended
Only in-house and online training permissible
All stations have secured main entrances – no guests beyond the foyer and bay doors to remain closed at all times
All employees must enter through main entrance each shift and complete the health questionnaire and have their temperature taken
For questions regarding K.F.D., please reach out to Barry Brickey at 423-224-2820.
Keeping Kingsport’s Families and Businesses Fire Safe
The mission of the Kingsport Fire Department Fire Marshal’s Office is to protect the lives and property of the citizens and visitors of the City of Kingsport. This shall be accomplished through the following:
This comprehensive code includes regulations governing the safeguarding of life and property from all types of fire and explosions hazards. Topics include general precautions against fire, emergency planning and preparedness, fire department access, fire hydrants, automatic sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, hazardous materials storage and use, and fire safety requirements for new and existing buildings and premises.
Food Truck Inspection Program
Food trucks and food trailers operating in Kingsport must and have a yearly inspection by the Kingsport Fire Marshal’s Office. Click here to find out more or call 423-229-9440 to set up an Inspection Appointment.
Knox-Box Rapid Entry Program
The Kingsport Fire Department participates in the Knox-Box Rapid Entry Program. To order your Knox-Box for your business or residence, please contact Fire Marshal Robert Sluss at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to the Knox Box order site: www.knoxbox.com