Winston-Salem Fire Department

The Winston-Salem Fire Department provides a timely response to calls for assistance involving fire, medical situations, and rescue incidents. The department provides code enforcement, fire prevention education, and smoke alarms as a first line of defense in preventing loss of life and mitigating property damage.

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WSFD Quick Facts

  • 2017 Number of calls = 26,242
  • 2017 Number of fire calls = 769
  • 2017 Number of EMS/Rescue calls = 17,661
  • 2017 Number of other calls (False Alarm, Hazardous Conditions, General Service calls, etc.) = 11,650
  • Number of full time employees = 377

Public Education

Sabrina Stowe, community educator for Winston-Salem Fire DepartmentSabrina Stowe is the Senior Community Educator for the Winston-Salem Fire Department. She coordinates many of their safety programs presented to churches, schools and community groups. Among her topics is having working smoke alarms, having suppression canisters over a stovetop and scheduling home safety checks to evaluate potential hazards that could put someone at risk. 

Learn more about Sabrina and WSFD public education.
Watch video of Sabrina in action.

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