Firefighter Austin Patterson has been a member of the Kingston Springs Fire Department since August of 2012. Since joining the department he has obtained his 16 hour, 64 hour, “Live burn”, and Firefighter 1 certifications through the Tennessee Fire & Codes Training Academy. He has also obtained his Emergency Medical Responder through the National Registry and state of Tennessee. Austin is currently working towards his Apparatus Operator and Firefighter 2 certifications. Austin was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in March of 2018.