The Davidson Fire Department is a combination full-time/part-time agency that is responsible for fire protection, rescue services, and emergency medical first response in the Davidson-North Star Fire District and surrounding areas of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. The North Star area is outside town limits, in our extra-territorial jurisdiction (ETJ).
Our mission is to protect the lives and property of the citizens in the Town of Davidson and the North Star Fire District.
To this end, we provide the following services:
Education, fire prevention, and fire suppression
Emergency medical response
Hazardous materials response
Fire Department Response
Members on duty staff two fire companies 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Each company is fully staffed with qualified firefighters and emergency medical technicians. First responders are certified North Carolina Emergency Medical Technicians. Our firefighters have taken extensive fire fighter training based on guidelines from the NC Department of Insurance and the Office of the State Fire Marshal, and have also received additional training in rescue procedures and techniques.
Davidson and surrounding communities work together with automatic and mutual aid agreements.
The Insurance Service Office (ISO) reviews the fire prevention and fire suppression capabilities of individual communities or fire protection areas. Our town's ISO rating is Class 5 on a scale of 1 to 10, 1 being the best. The North Star Fire District is a Class 5/9E.