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, we partner with the Huntersville Police Department who have certified inspector/installers.
If you wish to have a child safety seat installed or inspected, please contact HPD directly at 704-464-5400, or check our calendar for monthly events where we host the HPD for inspections/installs at our Fire Station 4.
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 109 Firefighters, 16 Officers and 5 Chiefs. The department has 7 Engine Companies, 2 Ladder Companies (one is a Tower Ladder, 1 is a Stick Ladder), 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 2022, the Department responded to 6,365 calls for service (both Fire and EMS combined).
Every call in 2022 was responded to in just over 4 minutes; this includes both emergency and non-emergency responses (from dispatch to first unit arrival).