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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AnnouncementsPublic Saftey Day for Kids

Saturday, August 19, 2017
10:00am to 1:00pm

Join Franklin Fire, Franklin Police and other agencies for Public Safety Day for Kids. Enjoy a FREE Hotdog Lunch and great child safety information and giveaways at the Gazebo on the Square in Downtown Franklin. We will be offering Free Bike Helmets and be collecting school supplies for Macon County Schools.

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Why choose Us?

Chief Kevin RohrerMeet the Chief

Before accepting the Fire Chief position for the Town of Franklin in 2016, Kevin Rohrer began his service in 1995 as a volunteer firefighter with Graham Fire Department, located in Alamance County, North Carolina. Kevin began his professional career in Wake County when he joined Morrisville Fire and Rescue Department in 1999 as a firefighter and promoted through the ranks, becoming a Captain in 2008. During his tenure, Kevin designed and implemented the first firefighter agility training program in the department and was a mentor to volunteers. In 2012, Kevin was awarded Fire Officer of the Year.

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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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