The mission of the Gatlinburg Fire Department is to serve the citizens and businesses of the City of Gatlinburg and its many visitors by protecting life, property and the environment, from the hazards and dangers of fires, medical emergencies, and manmade or natural disasters through prevention, education, inspection, and timely incident response.

"The Pride of the Smokies" - Providing quality Fire Protection, Rescue, and Emergency Medical Services to Gatlinburg and the surrounding areas.

ColeMessage from the Fire Chief
I am pleased to welcome you to the Gatlinburg Fire Department website, a valuable resource to the residents and visitors of Gatlinburg, TN. Gatlinburg Fire & EMS is an innovative and diverse department of over 90 members that represent the community we serve. Gatlinburg Fire Department is fortunate to have some of the most talented individuals in the Fire & EMS community. We value the history and tradition of the Gatlinburg Fire Department, an organization built upon the strong shoulders of our past leadership, without them we could not tackle the challenges of the future. Gatlinburg Fire & EMS is unique. In addition, to being an ISO class 2 Fire Department, Gatlinburg also provides ALS ambulance service to the residents and visitors of Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Our dedicated, hard-working members are trained in and provide the following services: Vehicle Rescue, Swift Water Rescue, High Angle Rescue, Hazardous Materials Response Team, Confined Space Rescue and Wildland Firefighting. The Gatlinburg Fire Department has several members solely responsible for Fire Inspections, Fire Prevention and Arson detection. As a visitor to our website, you will find information pertaining to our department, our members and our projects and committees. We are striving to make Gatlinburg the safest place to live and visit. We are committed to providing the best possible fire and EMS service to the residents and visitors of Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Thank you for visiting our website and feel free to stop in at one of our stations.

Best Regards,

Charlie B. Cole
Fire Chief
Gatlinburg Fire Department

Phone: (865) 436-5112
Fax: (865) 436-5714