Our primary response area encompasses all of Cannon County, which is an area of 265 square miles with an estimated population of 13,811 (figures from the U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 estimation). Each year we respond to all requests for help not only within Cannon County, but we respond outside of our county as well.
Our secondary response area, which includes the contiguous counties of Rutherford, Wilson, DeKalb, Warren and Coffee, has a collective land mass of approximately 2,972 square miles. This area also has an approximate population of 505,377 (figures from the U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 estimation).
Our Squad is an Active Member of the Tennessee Association of Rescue Squads; and through interoperability agreements, we are requested to respond throughout counties in the Upper Cumberland and Middle Tennessee Region, as well as other areas of the State. We respond to these requests to aid our neighboring departments during natural or manmade disasters, to assist with search and rescue efforts, or to assist with overwhelming call volumes.