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
Planning and Administration
Training and Special Operations
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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.
Best Practices - General Overview
Statistics and Performance - 2006
Statistics and Performance - 2010
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