About Us

Fire Protection

The Town of Fuquay-Varina Fire Department is a municipal combination career/volunteer department located in Southern Wake County, approximately 15 miles from Raleigh. We provide fire protection to over 64,500 residents in a 66 square-mile jurisdiction, with approximately 40,000 residents in corporate limits. Our district ranges from urban to rural settings, mostly residential with numerous commercial and industrial structures.

Fire Department Unit

Staffing & Equipment

We operate 4 engines, 2 ladder trucks, 1 rescue truck, 4 tankers, and 1 brush truck out of three stations. Our department is led by Chief Jim Jones and has 66 career staff, 5 full-time administration staff, 4 fire prevention staff, 1 part-time firefighter, and 4 volunteers for a total of 80 personnel. 


The Town's Fire Department provides traditional fire protection, rescue/extrication, and water rescue to the Town of Fuquay-Varina and the Furina Fire District. We also respond to medical calls with Wake County EMS as Emergency Medical Technicians.


The Fuquay-Varina Fire District has undergone tremendous growth in recent years. The Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area is considered one of the fastest-growing areas in the United States. As the area continues to grow we will expand our capabilities to provide the highest level of service possible.


To keep this level of service, we are continuously seeking volunteers. If you are interested, contact Station 1 at 919-552-0422.