About the Huntersville
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 Island
The 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 71 Firefighters, 12
Officers and 5 Chiefs. The department has 6 Engine Companies, 2 Ladder
Companies, 1 Heavy Rescue, 2 Tankers, 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.
For calendar year
2015, the Department responded to 3,417 calls for service (both
Fire and EMS combined). This is a call increase over 2014 (3,166 calls).
Every call in 2015 was
responded to within 5 minutes - this includes both emergency and non-emergency responses
(from dispatch to first unit arrival).
In 2015, 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 Mount Mourne.
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.
CHILD SAFETY SEAT
INSTALLS / INSPECTIONS
The Huntersville Fire Department DOES NOT inspect nor install car
seats. However our Police Department (Huntersville Police Department) does and we host them at our Fire Station 1 twice a month for inspections. In 2017, car seat checking Stations will occur the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every Month beginning on February 8, 2017.
The 2nd Wednesday is a morning event (9am-12pm), and the 4th Wednesday is an afternoon event (3:30pm-6:30pm).
Contacts for car seat check information:
Kids FREE Child Safety Seat Check Calendar: http://www.safekidscharmeck.org/calendar/
-- Huntersville Police Department: 704-464-54000
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