Winston-Salem Fire Department

The Winston-Salem Fire Department provides a timely response to calls for assistance involving fire, medical situations, and rescue incidents. The department provides code enforcement, fire prevention education, and smoke alarms as a first line of defense in preventing loss of life and mitigating property damage.

The Winston-Salem Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of firefighter. The firefighter application process  will close on July 17, 2016. Read about the hiring procedure!


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Fire Engine 2016


  • WSFD Quick Facts
  • 2015 Number of calls = 23,262
  • 2015 Number of fire calls = 854
  • 2015 Number of EMS/Rescue calls = 14,616
  • 2015 Number of other calls (False Alarm, Hazardous Conditions, General Service calls, etc.) = 7,792
  • Number of total employees = 346.5

Latest News

Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2016
  Fire Department - May 5, 2016 Winston-Salem firefighters will offer “hands-only” CPR training to the pub...

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