The Wake Forest Fire Department currently employs over sixty full-time 24-hour career staff at four different stations and five different companies: Engine 1, Engine 2, Engine 3, Engine 4, and Ladder 1. We also employ nine part-time employees that staff Engine 5 during weekdays.
We protect the Town of Wake Forest and a surrounding 40 square-mile area which includes Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. We answer over 3200 emergencies every year consisting of fires, vehicle accidents, medical emergencies, and a variety of others. Our entire career staff is NC FF level 1 and 2 certified, Hazardous Materials Operations level, and EMT certified.