Huntersville Fire Department

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 Island Lake.

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.

Mission Statement

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.


The Huntersville Fire Department DOES NOT inspect nor install car seats. However our Police Department (Huntersville Police Department) does, as well as a few other agencies offers this service.

CharMeck Safe Kids FREE Child Safety Seat Check Calendar:

-- Huntersville Police Department: 704-464-5400

-- Matthews Fire Department:         704-847-9400

--Mint Hill Police Department:         704-545-1085



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