Fire - Rescue Divisions

About Operations

The Operations Division of the Rutherford County Fire Rescue Department provides fire suppression, emergency medical services, technical rescue operations, and hazardous materials response throughout unincorporated Rutherford County.

The Operations Division consists of 97 uniformed personnel divided among three shifts working out of Stations 51, 52, 53, 54, 56, & 60 on a 24/7/365 basis.  Other stations listed are staffed by volunteer personnel when possible. Operations Division personnel work a 48-hour on-duty/96-hour off-duty shift schedule.  Each shift is led by a Shift Commander.  Each crew or "Company" is led by a Captain.

About the Training Division

The Training Division is responsible for facilitating and providing annual and specialized training for all divisions of the Rutherford County Fire Rescue Department.  The Training Division also provides initial fire and rescue training for all recruit and lateral hires through its in-house recruit training academy.  

About Special Operations Division

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