Fire Department

Charlotte Fire Department

The Charlotte Fire Department delivers fire suppression, emergency medical services (EMS), technical rescue including urban search and rescue, hazardous materials mitigation, fire prevention, domestic preparedness, fire and EMS safety education, and fire investigation programs. From 43 fire stations, including two stations at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, CFD protects a population of more than 892,000 residing in 320 square miles of Mecklenburg County.

Recruiting the Best

Choosing to be a firefighter or to work in the fire department means someone is dedicating their life to protecting and serving others. Frontline staff members put their lives on the line every day, and that selflessness extends outside the workplace.

Get to Know the Charlotte Fire Department

CFD is a highly respected agency that provides fire suppression, EMS, technical rescue, hazardous materials mitigation, disaster response, code enforcement, fire investigations and public education for all Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents. Get to know this organization of dedicated professionals.