Shelters are on first come-first served basis at no charge, except the pavilion at Persimmon Ridge Park located adjacent to Wetlands Water Park. That pavilion is rented from Memorial Day through Labor Day and can be reserved by calling the Water Park at 423.753.1553.
How many smoke detectors do I need and where should I put them?
Smoke detectors need to be installed in every finished living space in your home excluding kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms and garages. The detector should be installed between four and twelve inches from the ceiling when installed on the wall and the same distance from the wall when installed on the ceiling. Be sure to not place smoke detectors within three feet of a ceiling fan or air register.
Does the Fire Department install smoke detectors?
Yes, the Jonesborough Fire Department does participate in the State Fire Marshall’s Office smoke detector program. The detectors and service is provided to town residents for free but only if certain requirements are met. To inquire about this service or qualifying criteria please call 423.753.1053. Click HERE for a Smoke Detector Request.
Do you fill swimming pools?
While in the past some departments have done this, the Town of Jonesborough does not offer this service.
Can I visit the Fire Station?
Yes the department is open to visitation by the public between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm. If you would like to visit us, please enter through Town Hall and proceed to the Public Safety window. They will contact us and we will escort you on a tour of our station.
Can my children have a birthday party at the Fire Station?
The Town of Jonesborough no longer offers this service.
Does the Fire Department install car seats?
Yes, many of our staff are trained car seat installers. Our police department also has many certified installers. If this is a service you require, walk-ins are welcome. You can inquire about this service by calling 423.753.1053
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