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:

To Contact the Fire Marshal or to Submit Plans for Review:
 Kingsport Fire Department

130 Island Street

Kingsport, TN 37660

Phone: 423-229-9440

Fax: 423-224-2528


Fire Marshall Robert Sluss

2016 International Fire Code®

ICC - International Code CouncilThis 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

KNOX-BOX Rapid EntryThe 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 or go to the Knox Box order site: