Raleigh Fire Department

The City of Raleigh Fire Department protects approximately 400,000 residents in over 142 square miles in Wake County, North Carolina.

Operating from twenty-seven fire stations, 591 total personnel answered over 35,000 alarms.


Raleigh's newest engines: Pierce Arrow XT 1500/500/20 units assigned to Engine Company 13 and 11.
 
Raleigh's newest trucks: Pierce Arrow XT 100' rear mount tower ladders. 1500/400. Assigned to Ladder Company 5 and 7.

A total of 28 engines, 8 ladders and three rescues are organized into four battalions. The RFD also operates an impressive fleet of USAR, Haz-mat and Swift Water Rescue units.


Fire Station Address Units
1 220 South Dawson St E1 E13 L4 FC1
2 263 Pecan Road E2 HM1 SR1
3 13 South East Street E3 Mini2
4 121 Northway Court E4 L1
5 300 Oberlin Road E5
6 2601 Fairview Road E6
7 2100 Glascock Street E7 R2 USAR
8 5001 Western Boulevard E8 Air1 C10 BC3 SR2
9 4465 Six Forks Road E9 C20 C21
10 2711 Sanderford Road E10
11 2925 Glenridge Road E11 L2
12 3409 Poole Road E12 BC2
14 4220 Lake Boone Traile E14 R3
15 1815 Spring Forest Road E15 BC1 HM2
16 5225 Lead Mine Road E16 Mini1
17 4601 Pleasant Valley Road E17 L3
18 8200 Morgan's Way E18
19 4209 Spring Forest Road E19 R1
20 1721 Trailwood Drive E20 L7
21 2651 Southall Road E21
22 9350 Durant Road E22 L5 SR3
23 8312 Pinecrest Road E23 BC4 Mini3
24 10440 Fossil Creek Court E24 L6
25 2740 Wakefield Crossing Drive E25 R801
26 2929 Barwell Road E26 L8
27 5916 Buffaloe Road E27
28 3500 Forestville Road E28

Click here to listen to Raleigh Fire Department operations on-line. All communications are on digital 800 mHz, part of the State of North Carolina VIPER system. Raleigh Fire Dispatch is multi-cast on frequency 154.3700.

For additional information about the Raleigh Fire Department, consult these sites:

City of Raleigh Fire Department (Official Site)
Mike Legeros, RFD Historian
Lee Wilson, RFD Photographer (Flickr site)