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Tuesday July 22, 2014

Fire Department Spotlight: Statesville Fire Department

 

Statesville Fire Department

Statesville Fire Department

Fire Chief
D.L. Bullins

316 S. Meeting Street
Statesville NC 28677

Type of Department
Career

Number of members
74

Number of Stations
4

Year department was established
1878

County or counties your is district located
Iredell

Services offered

Fire, Medical, Technical Rescue, Haz mat, Fire Inspections, investigations, and education

Annual call volume
1805/year (2010)

What challenges does your department face?

The City of Statesville’s 4th fire station is scheduled to open July 1, 2011.  Statesville last opened a station in 1975.  This expansion will be challenging but long awaited to improve the level of fire protection in the City.

Cherryville Fire Department

Cherryville Fire Department

Cherryville Fire Department

Fire Chief
Jeffery C. Cash

Cherryville Fire Department
411 E. Church St., Cherryville, NC 28021

Type of Department
Combination

Number of members
44

Number of Stations
1

Year department was established
1909

County or counties your is district located
Gaston

Services offered
Suppression, EMT, Haz-mat Ops, ERT

Annual call volume
1400

What challenges does your department face?
Minimum staffing during daytime hours.