Mission Statement

The mission of the Springfield Fire Department is to protect the life and property of Springfield citizens and visitors, and to better serve our citizens and visitors with professional, efficient, emergency and non-emergency services. 

The Springfield Fire Department will achieve their mission through:
  • Integrity and pride of service through public education programs, code enforcement and timely emergency response. 
  • Communication and cooperation with employees and citizens to insure an understanding of the services provided. 
  • Continuous improvement of services through cost effective utilization of personnel, materials, equipment and technology. 
  • An environment that encourages leadership and knowledge through the development and education of all personnel. 
  • An innovative approach in meeting the needs of employees and citizens of the community. 
The Springfield Fire Department provides:
  • Fire suppression
  • Fire prevention 
  • Emergency medical response
  • Fire safety inspection and public education services within the city limits
  • Hazardous material response
  • Mutual aid assistance to other fire departments throughout Robertson County
  • Rescue

ISO Rating

As of July 1st, 2018, The Springfield Fire Department will maintain its class 3 Public Protection Classification according to the Insurance Services Office.  This Rating helps to determine Insurance premiums paid by Homeowners, Business, and Industrial, Mercantile Storage Occupancies. The Highest (Best) Rating is a Class 1, and the Lowest is a Class 10. Of the 46,042 Cities in the United States that participate, there are only 3409 that have the Class 3 Classification.



The NFPA 101-Life Safety Code, 2006 edition, as adopted by the National Fire Protection Association Codes and International Fire Code 2021 edition as adopted by the International Code Council, were also adopted by the State of Tennessee, including all appendices, addenda and supplements. They have been adopted by the City of Springfield as well.