County Offical Info
Jeff Hicks
Fire Chief
700 County Services Dr
Cookeville, TN 38501
Please make appointment

Putnam County Fire Department is a Combination Fire Department with 13 Full Time Fire Fighters, 9 Part Time, and approximately 60 Volunteers. The County has an ISO Rating of 10/6/6X. It operates out of 13 soon to be 14 Fire Stations covering approximately 400 square miles. 

We had over 2300 calls in 2023.

The Department participates in the Tennessee Fire Marshal's "Get Alarmed Program" and offers free Smoke Alarms to Putnam County residents. To inquire about the program contact us at our non emergency number or by email.

Algood Fire Department

David Judd, Chief
137 E. Main St
Algood, TN  38506
Phone: 931-537-6357
Night Calls or emergency: 9-1-1

Baxter FIre Department

Matthew White, Chief
410 Elm Street Suite A
Baxter, TN 38544
Phone: 931-858-2621
Night Calls or emergency: 9-1-1

Cookeville Fire Department

Benton Young, Chief
45 East Broad Street
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: 931-520-5255
Night Calls or emergency: 9-1-1

Monterey Fire Department

Kevin Peters, Chief
401 Elmore St
Monterey, TN  38574
Phone: 931-839-2323 (Routine Calls)
Night Calls or emergency: 9-1-1