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Proudly Serving
Seymour since 1971

Seymour Fire Department is one of the largest volunteer fire departments in Tennessee.

We have over 75 volunteers protecting more than 118 square miles at the crossroad of Knox, Sevier and Blount counties in Tennessee.


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Other Services


We help check smoke alarms and change batteries. We even install new smoke alarms.


We have state certified car seat technicians who can check your child’s carseat or install a new one.

PR Request

Would your school, church or organization like us to participate in your event? We enjoy interacting with our community.

Our Mission

Here for you on
your worst day!

The firemen were so kind and caring for my dad, when he had his stroke.
Blount Co
They were so quick to respond and found the problem right away!
Sevier Co
They helped keep me calm and took care of me when I was in a car wreck.
Knox Co

Be a Hero

Why Volunteer

“It is a great feeling when you selflessly help your neighbor, in their time of need. If you have the willingness and time to commit to volunteer, please complete the application. We are looking for all levels of volunteers. Depending on your time and abilities we need: interior firefighters, driver operators, support services, or administrative volunteers, just complete the application and lets talk.” – John

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Your financial support saves lives in our community! When you partner with SVFD, you are helping provide fire, rescue, and emergency medical response to your friends, families and neighbors in need.

SVFD provides emergency response and protection to an area that covers 118.6 square miles within which includes over 18,600 homes & businesses, 7 public schools, 70 churches, & Johnson University.

The Volunteer Fire Department of Seymour Inc, also known as Seymour Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Capital Campaign

As our community grows, so does the need for emergency response and protection.

We ask that you financially support the Capital Campaign to help SVFD continue to meet the emergency needs of our community. By joining your friends, families, and neighbors in supporting SVFD, you will also be doing more for Seymour VFD to help save lives, generation after generation.

Donate by Mail

Make checks payable to SVFD. All gifts are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law. Please print and complete this form and mail it along with your donation to:

P.O. Box 241
Seymour, TN 37865

Join Our Team of Heroes!
Do you have the passion to serve your community and make a difference? Join Seymour Fire Department’s team of dedicated volunteers. We’re always looking for individuals like you to help protect our community. It’s easy to apply!

  1. Complete the Volunteer Application Form. It is a fillable PDF, so please enter your answers on your computer screen.
  2. Print the completed form.
  3. Sign the form in the presence of a notary.

After completing the form, please send it to or drop it off at 7915 Chapman Highway Knoxville, TN 37920. We’ll review your application and be in touch shortly. Thank you for your interest in joining Seymour Fire Department!
Get in Touch With Us!

Have questions, suggestions, or need assistance? Reach out to us using the information below or fill out the contact form, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

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Other ways to donate to the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department

Business Partners
SVFD was started by local business owners to protect and serve the Seymour community.

Residential Partners
There are over 18,600 homes in our 118.6 square mile coverage area. Your donation keeps SVFD at an operational readiness to serve both you and your neighbors.

Become a Monthly Donor
Enroll in our Life Savers giving program, and your monthly gift will help provide SVFD with consistent, reliable support.

Honorary or Memorial Gift Cards
Make a donation in honor or memory of someone special.

Designate a Direct Payroll Deduction to United Way
Many employers have United Way as one of their company charities. You can set up a direct payroll deduction to directly go to SVFD through United Way.

Give Gifts of Stocks and Bonds
Your charitable gift helps others while providing an opportunity for tax savings.

Donate Your Old Car or Truck
Car donations are another way to support the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department.