|About the Huntersville Fire Department
The town of
Huntersville is the 46th fastest growing suburb in the United States
and the 19th largest city in the state of North Carolina. With a town population of just over 48,000. Huntersville is made up of over 62
square miles of land and borders the city of Charlotte, Lake Norman and Mountain
Huntersville Fire Department operates 3 fire stations for the town of
Huntersville and is a ‘combination fire department’ made up of paid staffing
supplemented by volunteer members. Paid staff coverage for each station is 24
hrs a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Presently the department has 61
Firefighters, 12 Officers and 5 Chiefs. The department has 6 Engine
Companies, 1 Ladder Company, 1 Heavy Rescue, 1 Tanker, 4 Brush Trucks, 3
Utility Trucks, 2 boats and 1 training van. The department responds to all
fires, fire alarms, motor vehicle accidents, medical emergencies, water craft
emergencies and serious rescue incidents in the town of Huntersville or in
accordance with our mutual aid agreements with the surrounding communities.
Call Statistics: For
calendar year 2013, the Department responded to 2,899 calls for service (both Fire and EMS combined). This is a
call increase over 2012 (2,260 calls).
Every call in 2013 was responded
to in less than 5 minutes (from dispatch to first unit arrival).
In 2013, the Huntersville Fire
Department responded to 9 other out-of-town Departments / Jurisdictions for
mutual aid and support at their request. These Departments were: Charlotte,
Concord, Cornelius, Davidson, East Lincoln, Long Creek, Lake Norman, Odell and
2013 the Huntersville Fire Department saved
$9,000,000 worth of property with
only $473,751 in property lost in 2013 (this is down from a $1,000,000 in 2012)
Serving the Huntersville community since 1923; It is the mission of Huntersville Fire Department to protect lives and property through a comprehensive program of fire suppression, fire prevention; public education; rescue; extrication and EMS first responder services to the community. The Department is committed to providing the highest level of service and professionalism to the residents and visitors of Huntersville and the surrounding communities by ensuring all members and employees receive the highest level of training and continuing education.
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