ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Our Accomplishments

                                                              

The Tennessee Fire Chiefs Association has a long history of sponsoring and spearheading initiatives that benefit fire safety throughout the State of Tennessee.

 

Such accomplishments include:

 

  • Mandatory minimum firefighter training requirements.

     

  • Mandatory minimum training for Fire Chiefs.

     

  • State Fire Department Recognition Act.

     

  • State certified fire and building inspectors.

     

  • Mandatory fire sprinklers in nursing homes.

     

  • Mandatory smoke alarms in rental property.

     

  • Tennessee Fire Mortality Study and statewide smoke alarm programs.

     

  • Statewide Fire Department Mutual Aid System.

     

  • Statewide Firefighter Line of Duty Death Benefits.

     

  • State of the art fire and codes training academy (TFACA).

     

  • Tennessee Fallen Firefighter Memorial.

     

  • Legislation for Fire Safe Cigarette Law in Tennessee.

     

  • Legislation to Ban Dangerous Novelty Lighters in Tennessee.

     

  • Legislation to Ban Dangerous Sky Lanterns in Tennessee.