Richard Martin

Lenoir City Fire Department

The Lenoir City Fire Department is composed of two executive officers Chief Richard Martin and Deputy Chief Tony Brock, sixteen full time firefighters which include two officers, Lieutenant Phil Terry and 2nd Lieutenant Ralph Wadsworth. The remaining firefighters are James Beason, Scott Bingham, Ed Browder, Richard Brown, Gregg Buckner, Mike Curtis, Mike Dyer, Brian Fritts, Ronnie Harness, Lynn Huffman, Jim Nichols, Eric Powel, Stephen Spoon and Darrell Wilkerson. Fourteen part time firefighters fill in shifts that come open due to vacation or sickness and assist in fire suppression activities.

Equipment used by the Lenoir City Fire Department include a 1994 Pierce 1250 g.p.m. pumper, a 1994 Pierce 1500 g.p.m. 75 foot aerial, a 1977 4x4 dodge with an American LaFrance body used as a crash truck, a 1972 Mack 1000 g.p.m. pumper and as a reserve pumper a 1952 American LaFrance 1000 g.p.m. pumper. We also recently added a 1999 E-1 custom spec rescue pumper to our resources.

Our total departmental calls per year average 950 calls, approximately sixty per cent are in the form of emergency medical calls where we provide first responder skills to the patient until Fort Sanders Loudon Emergency Medical Services ambulances are on the scene. The remainder of the calls are split between public assists, structure fires, vehicle fires and wash downs.

The Lenoir City Fire Department offers safety programs at each station and to organizations year round. Contact the station to schedule an appointment. We provide fire safety talks and demonstrations during Fire Safety Week at Lenoir City schools.

Contact Information

Email:  City Hall
Phone: 865-986-2227
Fax: 865-988-5143
P.O. Box 445
600 East Broadway
Lenoir City, TN 37771

For more information, email:

Tony Brock