Fire Chief Scotty Bush



The City of Hendersonville has an ISO Protection Class Rating of: Four (4)

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Print a Burn Permit
Individual must take this to their local station.
Businesses and organizations must take this to the administrative office located on Freehill Rd.

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If you live inside the city limits of Hendersonville, TN, you may resume obtaining permits for burning. You may go HERE to view the permit in order to familiarize yourself with the requirements in Hendersonville. You may also print it and complete it prior to bringing it to the department. 
  • Individuals may bring permit to any HFD fire station or to the administrative office
  • Businesses and organizations must bring to the administrative office on Freehill Rd
Please be sure call one of the phone numbers on the permit to determine if the day is a 'Burn Day' and remember to bring proper I.D. to obtain your permit.


Thank you to everyone who supported the team (firefighters from HFD and other surrounding departments) as they travelled to Gatlinburg to assist with the fires.

Also, many thanks go out to all who helped by bringing supplies which were taken to the victims of the area.

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