Fire Department

The City of King Fire Department is a municipal combination department consisting of a career chief, career Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal, career Battalion Chief, thirteen career firefighters, approximately twenty-fire part-time firefighters, and one part-time administrative assistant. We also have several groups that offer support services to our organization. Our members are highly trained and possess numerous state and national certifications.

Our services include fire suppression, emergency medical response, hazardous material response, heavy rescue, and fire prevention through public education, fire inspections, hydrant maintenance, pre-fire surveys, and fire investigations. 

Currently, we operate out of one station located at 302 West King Street. Our district encompasses approximately thirty-five square miles. The fire department protects a population of approximately twenty thousand residents in southwestern Stokes County and northwest Forsyth County, of which some six thousand plus reside inside the city limits of King. We respond to an average of two thousand calls a year. Our current fire insurance rating with the North Carolina Department of insurance is 6/9E.

Fire Department Mission Statement

The mission of the City of King Fire Department is to protect the safety, health, and well being of our citizens through education, readiness, and community spirit.


If we can be of any assistance to you please contact us at 336-983-3030.  Our fax number is 336-983-3419.