Fire Stations and Apparatus

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The City of Winston-Salem has 20 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 5 minutes, 36 seconds. Staffing at the various stations is determined by the number of apparatus assigned to that station.

BattalionsBattalion Map

The city is divided into four fire battalions. Each has a command unit with a battalion chief that oversees all fire department activity within their respective battalions.

The map shows the fire battalions and station locations in the City of Winston-Salem.


  • Battalion One: Stations 1, 7, 8, 15, 18
    • Square Mileage of Battalion 1's Territory: 29.62 square miles
  • Battalion Two: Stations 4, 5, 11, 17, 19
    • Square Mileage of Battalion 2's Territory: 39.67 square miles
  • Battalion Three: Stations 3, 9, 12, 14, 20
    • Square Mileage of Battalion 3's Territory: 33.01 square miles
  • Battalion Four: Stations 2, 6, 10, 13, 16
    • Square Mileage of Battalion 4's Territory: 32.41 square miles

Total square mileage inside City Limits: 134.72 square miles