Carrboro Fire-Rescue Department

Integrity • Excellence • Dedication

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"Exceeding Expectations"

The Department Vision Statement

Our vision is "to continuously strive to focus on our Community's needs, wants, and safety and to provide them our best possible service."


The Carrboro Fire-Rescue Department is a proud, professional organization consisting of 37 men and women dedicated to protecting the lives and property of the citizens of Carrboro and Orange County.

It is our hope that as our site develops you will be able to get a sense of who we are, and, more importantly, offer you the resources you need to live and work in a fire-safe environment here in Carrboro.


The Carrboro Fire-Rescue Department is dedicated to protecting the lives, property, and environment of our community and visitors from the destructive effects of fire, medical emergencies, natural disasters, and life hazards through prompt and professional delivery of fire prevention, fire suppression, rescue, disaster preparedness, public education, and emergency medical response services.

Hot Topics

  • Interested in working for the Carrboro Fire-Rescue Department? If so, check out our employment page for a closer look at what is required to work as a Carrboro firefighter.
  • Severe weather can occur anytime. Find out how to prepare and protect your family in the event of severe weather on our disaster planning page.
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