Career DaysMembers of the Fayetteville Fire/Emergency Management Department are available to set up an informational booth at career fairs. Firefighters will speak about educational and training requirements, as well as provide information about employment with the City, and the application process.
Car Seat Installation Program
The Fayetteville Fire / Emergency Management Department, in partnership with SAFE KIDS of Cumberland County, offer free car seat inspection and installation services, at various fire stations throughout the City. While we will not provide "free" car seats, our technicians will ensure that your car seat is properly installed, adequate for your child's needs, and serviceable.
The City of Fayetteville is proud to support Child Passenger Safety. An estimated four out of five children are not properly restrained in their car seat or booster seat. We will gladly check the restraint system and recall lists for your child to ensure their safety. You can get your child’s restraint system checked at any of the following locations:
Monday – Saturday 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Fire Station #3 – 3225 Rosehill Rd
Fire Station #9 – 5091 Santa Fe Dr.
Fire Station #12 – 307 Hope Mills Road
Citizen Ride-Along ProgramPersons eighteen (18) years and older wishing to participate in the Ride-Along program should initiate their requests through the Fire Department Administrative Offices @ 433-1730. While participating, individuals will experience first-hand what life is like as a City Firefighter. Individuals will not participate in actual firefighting activities, but will be able to respond with and observe their assigned company perform their respective duties.
Community Watch MeetingsFayetteville Fire/ Emergency Management department shall, upon request, reserve space within a local fire station for organized community watch events. The availability of classroom space will be on a first-come, first-served basis, with fire department related activities taking precedence. Firefighters may be available to present community information and fire safety messages, upon request and availability.
Firefighters Are Our Friends (Grades K-3)These classes are available for Cumberland County Schools, within the City of Fayetteville, and are appropriate for grades K-3. Firefighters will show fire apparatus, put on their turnout gear while discussing what each piece is for, and provide a brief educational lecture.
Fire Safety Class (Age 18+)Often civic groups, churches and businesses have gatherings for which they need public speakers. Firefighters can address a variety of fire and life safety topics and will provide appropriate handouts to the group.
Smoke Alarm Installation
Upon request, firefighters from your neighborhood fire station will install a smoke detector free of charge.
"Sparky" the Fire DogSparky is an interactive costume available for most public educational events. Sparky is most appropriate for ages 3-7, and is designed to heighten the children's fire-safety awareness without causing distress.
Static Equipment DisplaysA Fire truck visit may be requested as a part of fire prevention, educational program or an approved community service project within city limits. The visit may not exceed 2 hours per event, and shall only occur between 9 am and 7pm. Please ensure all requests are at least one week in advance. Equipment will remain in-service (available for emergencies) during their display.
Tours may be scheduled beginning 9 am Mondays through Saturdays. Firefighters will put on turnout gear while a speaker discusses each item and its safety aspects. Visitors will also be allowed to see the common areas of the station, as well as its' equipment. All children will require supervision by an adult during the station tour.
Safety Message Videos