Fire Department

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Welcome to the Burlington Fire Department's web page. It is our hope that the contents of this site will help the citizens of Burlington protect themselves from fire and other emergencies by developing a safety-oriented community. We realize that accidents do happen but we want the public to know what services we provide, how to contact us and what to do until we arrive.

The Fire Department is made up of three divisions and links to each division can be found in the column to the left on a desktop browser.  Mobile users should scroll down to the bottom of the page and use items found under "Navigation".  Visit each division for information on how we protect the lives and property of the people in Burlington, NC. Always call 911 in case of an emergency.  


Fire Alarm Registration  
Recruitment Brochure
Fire Fee Schedule
Citizen's Fire Academy Application
*Additional Information can be found under the Fire Prevention Tab and selecting the Citizen's Academy link.
Fire Watch Standard

Fall Citizens Fire Academy Opportunity
September 5th - October 17th

The Burlington Fire Department is pleased to announce its 2019 Citizens Fire Academy. The Citizens Fire Academy is designed to increase the community’s understanding and awareness of the Burlington Fire Department. The Academy, offered at no cost to interested individuals, is structured to include seven weeknight courses from 6:00-9:00pm over a two month period. One Saturday class will be conducted at the Police/Fire Training Center in Haw River. A graduation ceremony will be held at the culmination of the Academy. 

Application Deadline is August 23rd. 

During the Academy, citizens will be exposed to diverse aspects of the fire service as well as the day-to-day operations of the Burlington Fire Department. Some topics and activities that participants will experience include: station tours, history of fire service and the life of a firefighter, fire prevention, arson information, driving, vehicle extrication, thermal imaging, fire suppressing, training, hose operation, ladder truck riding, smoke shack experience, and more.  Additional information can be found under the Fire Prevention Tab and selecting the Citizen's Academy link.

Burlington Fire Department
215 South Church Street,
Burlington, NC  27215
P:(336) 229-3564, F: (336) 229-3547
Chief Jay A. Smith