Frequently Asked Questions
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Q. How many firefighter members are there in FGFD?
A. As of June 1, 2020, there are 54 members.
Q. What are the training requirements for firefighters of FGFD
A. Each firefighter must successfully complete a 64 hour
Basic Firefighter Certification (Firefighter 1) for the state of TN.
This 64 hour training must be completed within 12 months of
joining our FGFD. In addition, our members participate in
40 hours of additional training annually.
Q. How many fire stations are there in Fairfield Glade?
A. The FGFD operates from three station locations...
Station 1 ... 7258 Peavine Rd. across from Mirror Lake
(this is our main station and administrative offices)
Station 2 ... 515 Stonehenge Dr.
(Covers the north area of Fairfield Glade)
Station 3 ...101 Malvern Ave.
The corner of Malvern and Westchester
(Covers the south area of Fairfield Glade)
Q. How many fire apparatus vehicles does FGFD currently have?
A. Our fleet consists of 8 vehicles.
1 service company truck (Squad 31) This vehicle responds to
structure fires, brush fires, and motor vehicle accidents. It is also
fully ISO equipped.
4 engines (Class A Pumper trucks, fully ISO equipped )
1 hydrant truck (used in the maintenance of fire hydrants)
1 Six wheel all-terrain Polaris vehicle (used for medical response
to hiking trails and other off road events )
1 Incident Command Vehicle
Q. How many fire hydrants are in Fairfield Glade?
A. As of January 2020, there are more than 400 fire hydrants in
Fairfield Glade. New construction necessitates the addition
of hydrants monthly .
Q. What are those green signs I see in front of everyone's house?
Must I have one and, if so, where can I obtain one?
A. You are required to display an address sign at the street.
You can obtain an address sign, for a nominal fee, from the
To request a sign you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Q. I have heard that something called an ISO rating can affect the
cost of my homeowners insurance. What is this ISO rating I hear
A. Each community is evaluated on the basis of many factors for
their ability to prevent and combat fires in their area. The testing
agency is the I nsurance S ervices O ffice. The ISO number is a
"score" that represents a communities readiness to prevent and
combat fires. The lower the number, the better. Your FGFD
continues to work hard to maintain the lowest rating possible.
Q. Some fire departments have a Chaplain, does the FGFD?
A. Yes. Captain Bruce Pylant is our Chaplain.
Q. I need a smoke detector. Who do I call to get help with that?
A. The FGFD provides smoke detectors free of charge. To request a smoke detector you can email email@example.com.
Remember... Replace smoke detector batteries every year. Also, replace the smoke detector itself every 10 years, even wired ones!