The City of Winston-Salem has 19 fire stations strategically located throughout the city. The stations are located to provide maximum coverage with minimum response time. We currently have an average response time of under 4 minutes. Staffing at the various stations is determined by the number of apparatus that is assigned to that station.
The city is divided into four fire districts. Each district has a command unit with a Battalion Chief that oversees all fire department activity within their respective district. Each district has four or five fire stations.