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Durham Fire Department

To apply for a position with the Durham Fire Department go to Human Resources and follow the outlined application process.
The Durham Fire Department (DFD) is responsible for protecting the quality of life for the residents and visitors of Durham by preventing loss of life and property through rapid response to emergency calls and fire prevention. The DFD ensures that the department achieves these goals through its daily operations and commitment to its mission and vision.

*Special News*
The City of Durham Fire Department does not have an official twitter account.  The twitter handle @DurhamFireMarshall (with two "l's") is not from the DFD's Fire Marshal and does not belong to the City.  Visit our Facebook page or official DFD news and information. 
The City of Durham Fire Department will offer fire safety training to daycare providers free of charge on the following dates and times:
December 10, 2014 from 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Department Divisions
Fire Operations
Fire Prevention
Planning and Administration
Training and Special Operations
Enter an address to learn the insurance (ISO) rating or locate the closest fire hydrant.
Best Practices
To learn more about best practices in the fire service, or how Durham compares to other cities and towns in North Carolina. Click on any of the links below.


Help us help you save a life! The Durham Fire Department is partnering with the Medic One foundation to become the best medical care provider in the southeast.



Bi-Monthly Newsletter “The Spark”
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 Fire Chief 
Daniel M. Curia
Mailing Address
2008 E. Club Blvd.
Durham, N.C. 27704
(919) 560-4242
(919) 560-4256


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