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 50,000. Huntersville is made up of over 63 square miles of land and borders the cities of Charlotte and Concord as well as Lake Norman and Mountain Island Lakes.
The Huntersville Fire Department operates 4 fire stations for the town and is a ‘combination fire department’ made up of paid staffing supplemented by volunteer members. Paid staff coverage for each fire station is 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Presently the department has 103 Firefighters, 12 Officers and 5 Chiefs. The department has 6 Engine Companies, 2 Ladder Companies, 1 Heavy Rescue, 2 Tankers, 3 Brush Trucks, 2 Utility Trucks, 2 Chief officer SUVs, 1 boat and 1 training van. The department responds to all fires, fire alarms, motor vehicle accidents, medical emergencies, water craft emergencies and serious rescue incidents for the town of Huntersville or in accordance with our mutual aid agreements with surrounding communities.
For calendar year 2016, the Department responded to 3,117 calls (both Fire and EMS combined).
Every call in 2016 was responded to within 5 minutes - this includes both emergency and non-emergency responses (from dispatch to first unit arrival).
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, we partner with our Police Department (the Huntersville Police Department) who have certified inspector/installers. We host them at our Fire Station 1 twice a month for inspections and installs. In 2017, car seat checking Stations occur the 2nd and the 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). Please visit our Events Calendar for dates.