Welcome to Franklin Fire & Rescue

Frankiln Fire Rescue Franklin North Carolina

Mission StatementServing the Town of Franklin, NC

The role of Franklin Fire & Rescue is to provide quality fire and rescue services to the residents and visitors in the Franklin area.

The Department was formed in 1911 and has 31 highly trained, dedicated volunteer members and seven full time paid members. Franklin Fire & Rescue responds to approximately 2000 calls each year.

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Chief Matt BreedloveMeet the Chief

The Town of Franklin is pleased to welcome its new Fire Chief, Matt Breedlove. Chief Breedlove has been in the fire service since 1997. He is a level 2 firefighter and an EMT-B. He is a member of the Arson team and a level II fire instructor.

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Franklin Fire Department Boo Bash Cancelled

Annual "Boo Bash" Cancelled» Read Press Release

Franklin Fire & Rescue regretfully cancels the Boo Bash that is held each year on Halloween. The annual event draws over 1,000 visitors to Franklin Fire Department. “We are saddened by this but we must adhere to all safety protocols to ensure the protection of our staff and residents during the current Covid-19 pandemic,” said Fire Chief Matt Breedlove. The Boo Bash will be back in 2021.

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Frankiln Fire Rescue Franklin North Carolina

HistoryServing Franklin, NC Since 1911

Franklin Fire & Rescue was formed in 1911 after the completion of the Town of Franklin's first water system. Before 1911 the only form of fire protection in Franklin was a bucket brigade of citizens. The departments first piece of equipment was a hand push cart that carried hose and tools. The department's first motorized piece of equipment was a model T Ford called Ol' Betsy.

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Meet Your FiremenMembers of FFR

Franklin Fire & Rescue is comprised of 38 firefighters which are highly trained and dedicated to your safety.

31 of our firefighters are volunteers.

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