Latest News

4th Annual Catfish Classic

The 4th Annual Bobby Massingille Catfish Classic was held on May 5-6, 2017 at Horse Creek Boat Dock.  We appreciate our community's support and Horse Creek Boat Dock's hard work on this event.

Firefighter Joins Air Force

We would like to congratulate our very own Chris Nagy, who was sworn into the Air Force on March 28, 2017.

Department Receives AED

East 52 VFD received an AED donation from Mended Hearts on March 25, 2017.  The department's instructors also taught the First Baptist Church members a CPR and AED class, who also received an AED donation from the charity. 

Ready Rack Donation

East 52 VFD received a donation of gear racks from Groves Ready Rack in January, 2017.

2016 Christmas Parade

East 52 VFD entered Engine 5200 and the Chief's Vehicle in the 2016 Clay County Christmas Parade.

Airpack Grant Received

In 2016, East 52 was awarded a FEMA grant for 12 new air packs, and they were delivered in October.  We would like to thank Jeff Hensley for writing the grant and to Safe Industries for providing the packs. 

Other News & Accomplishments

Johnsonville Best of US Finalist

In 2014, East 52 VFD was a top finalist in Johnsonville Sausage's Best of US contest.  East 52 was awarded $1,000, t-shirts and training from IFSTA, and Johnsonville donated and cooked brats at our 911 ceremony. 

Gary Sinise Foundation and Josh Cellars Grant Winner

East 52 VFD was awarded a $10,000 grant from the Gary Sinise Foundation and Josh Cellars in 2014. 

Cumberland Toyota Charity Challenge

East 52 VFD was awarded $2,500 from Cumberland Toyota for being a finalist in the Charity Challenge cause marketing effort in 2013. 


East 52 VFD has been awarded two grants from Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation's UCEMCCares program,  These donations have assisted the department in building repairs.

Care Package

East 52 VFD sent care packages to our Assistant Chief as he was deployed in Afghanistan in 2014, and surprised him  by escorting him to Celina  from Cookeville when he came home. 

TN Fire Commission

East 52 VFD became an official member of the TN Fire Commission in 2010.