Type Department: Paid
ISO: Class 2
Number of Stations: 11
Number of Apparatus:
Pumpers: 9 Aerials: 3 Specialty: 2
If you provide EMS, what type? BLS, ALS, FR
Specialty Operations: Haz-Mat, Decon, USAR, Confined Space, Trench, High Angle, Heavy Rescue
Annual Budget: $17,422,071
Area Covered Square miles: 66.02
Total Runs: Fire: 5,471 EMS: 4,834
Chief: Ray Allen
Deputy Chief of Administration, Todd Eury; Deputy Chief of Operations, Jake Williams; Division Chief of Training, Mark Brown; Division Chief of Fire Prevention, Adam Ryerson; Battalion Chief - A-Shift: Battalion 1, Mike Carter; Battalion Chief - B-Shift: Battalion 1, Keith Fitch; Battalion Chief - C-Shift: Battalion 1,Chris Price; Battalion Chief - A-Shift: Battalion 2, Chad Sherrill; Battalion Chief - B-Shift: Battalion 2, Thomas Knox; Battalion Chief - C-Shift: Battalion 2, Mark Goodman
Other Officers: Captains: 42 Lieutenants: 39
Number of Members: Paid: 194 Volunteer: 0
- Adopt a Highway Cleanup Program
- Christmas for Needy Families
- Citizens Emergency Response Teams Training
- Citizen Corp Council
- Community Birthday Parties and Other Events for Youth
- Community Church Festival(s)
- Blood Pressure Checks
- Cabarrus County Fair
- Community Liaisons
- Critical Incident Stress Management
- Fire Code Consultations
- Habitat for Humanity
- Community Birthday Parties/Other Events for Youth
- Juvenile Diabetes
- March of Dimes Walk
- Safety Programs for City Schools (i.e. station tours)
- School Mentoring Program
- Smoke Detector Program
- United Way Campaign
- Car Seat Installations and Inspections
Top Two concerns in your community: Meeting the service demands of growth and cost of healthcare
What upgrades will you make in your department this year?
Addition of six New Aircraft Firefighter Positions to improve fire protection at Concord Regional Airport as part of an indexing change. A new ladder truck to replace the current ladder #11.
What special hazards or unique businesses in your community? Charlotte Motor Speedway and Concord Mills Mall
What problems in your department that you would like feedback from others? How to improve diversity within the department?
List anything else you are proud of and would like the readers to know about, are you doing anything special in Recruitment, Retention or anything unique other departments could benefit from.
Concord, Harrisburg, Salisbury, and Albemarle have agreed to engage in a joint applicant testing and recruitment process.
Concord Fire created a firefighter cancer awareness video that focuses on small cultural changes that will reduce exposure to carcinogens.