The personnel of the Millington Fire Department are dedicated to providing quality and professional emergency service to those who live, work, or visit the City of Millington and surrounding areas. The department provides fire suppression including medical response capabilities, and rescue operations.
All firefighters meet the requirements as established by the Tennessee Commission on Firefighting and have a wide range of additional certifications offered by the Commission and other nationally recognized organizations. The operations division is equally divided over three shifts managed by a Battalion Chief. The department provides 24-hour/7 days a week coverage to 15.6 square miles within the city and through automatic aid agreements coverage to an additional 175 square miles in northern Shelby County.
Ninety-seven percent of the operations personnel are certified to AEMT or above. Working together with Shelby County Fire EMS, the department can respond to any type of medical emergency.