Statesville Fire Department

The Statesville Fire Department is dedicated to the safety and protection of our community's quality of life from hazards through a well-trained, professional, rapid response team, seeking opportunities to serve, and placing others before self.

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We value the history of the Statesville Fire Department. This department was built on past leadership. Without those individuals, we could not see the present possibilities and tackle the challenges of the future. We pride ourselves on being a part of this community and strive to provide a superior service to our customers. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life in the City of Statesville and partner with other City departments to provide an excellent service to all who live, work, and play in our community. 

The Statesville Fire Department is an Insurance Services Office {ISO} Class 1 Rating (exemplary fire suppression program) and serves a population of approximately 28,000 and a geographical area of 26+ square miles. We currently employ 83 Full-Time personnel that staffs 4 Fire Stations and 5 Companies.

Are you passionate about serving your community and keeping them safe? Are you looking for a career that offers adventure, excitement, and the opportunity to make a real difference in people's lives? If so, we have the perfect job for you!

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The Statesville Fire Department is taking an innovative step towards improving the skills of its firefighters by launching a Rookie School Program

Rookie School Program

Statesville Fire Department: Community Survey

The Statesville Fire Department {SFD} is committed to providing excellent fire service to the community and requests your feedback on how we are doing. Community organizations, businesses and residents are invited to participate.

The survey allows individuals to prioritize SFD Programs. Information from the survey will be used by the SFD to evaluate current programs and future priorities.

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The Statesville Fire Department Administrative Team is made up of the Fire Chief, Deputy Chief, Assistant Chief of Training, Accreditation Manager, and the Fire Office Manager.

Fire Administration

The Statesville Fire Department currently employees 80+ Full Time personnel that staff 4 Fire Stations and 5 Companies.

Fire Stations

Statesville Fire Marshal

Fire safety services provided by the Fire Marshal's office includes, but are not limited to: Fire Education + Planning, Fire Inspections + Enforcement, Fire + Arson Investigations, Public Fire + Life Safety Education, Knox Box, and Plan Review + Permitting

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Fire News:

Defying the Odds: The Inspiring Legacy of Defiance Fire ... In the wake of the Civil War's end in May 1865, the United States embarked on a journey of recovery and rebuilding. It was a challenging...
Fatal Structure Fire – Old Charlotte RoadOn January 16, 2024, at approximately 5:00 PM, the Statesville Fire Department responded to an emergency call concerning a house fire at...
Statesville Fire Department - 2023 Calls in ReviewThe Statesville Fire Department had an eventful year in 2023, responding to a total of 6,339 calls for service. This marked a significan...

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