Fire Department

Fire Department


The Mint Hill Fire Department is a combination paid and volunteer service providing fire, medium-duty rescue, Emergency Medical Service first responders and 2 Advanced Life Support transport ambulances 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. We protect nearly 40 square miles with a population of 30,000 averaging around 5,000 total responses.


Both stations provide fire suppression and emergency medical and rescue services to the residents of Mint Hill. The Mint Hill Fire Department also provides paramedic-level ambulance service.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where are the fire stations?

Visit our Fire Stations page here

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How do I arrange a tour of the fire station?

You can schedule a tour of the department with children. Please visit our Public Education request page here

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How do I get a smoke detectors or carbon monoxide detectors if I can't afford them?

You may contact our front office at (704) 545-4866 for more information or use the online contact form.

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How do I know when to change the batteries in my smoke detectors?

The National Fire Protection Association reports that 71% of smoke alarms which failed to operate had missing, disconnected or dead batteries. It is recommended that you check your smoke detector batteries once a month. You should install new batteries once a year. Pick a date, like a birthday or the change to daylight-savings time, and make sure all of the smoke detector batteries in the home are replaced.

Daylight Saving Time (U.S.) 2017 begins at 2:00 AM on
Sunday, March 12
And ends 2:00 AM on
Sunday, November 5

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How do I know how many smoke alarms my home requires?

It is important to have a smoke alarm on every level of your home and outside each bedroom.

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Who do I contact regarding home inspections for foster care?

Mecklenburg County Fire Marshal's Office, 704-336-2154

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Why do Firefighters take the fire engine out to eat?

Firefighters do everything as a group, that is why you may see us out eating together. Firefighters & Ambulance personnel ride in their respective apparatus for meals to ensure that they are ready to respond at a moments notice.

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Mint Hill Fire Department

Station Address:
8313 Fairview Road
Mint Hill, NC  28227
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 23065
Charlotte, NC  28227

Phone:  (704) 545-4866
Fax:  (704) 545-0384

Quick Links

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