Former North Carolina Fire Departments Database
Last updated July 11 2017
This page presents a catalog of former fire
departments in North Carolina. The criteria for inclusion:
(a.) any fire department no longer operating or
(b.) any fire department operating with a new name.
Contact Mike Legeros to contribute
or correct information.
View the database (pdf).
- DOI - Department of Insurance
directories, 1972, 1979, 1982, 1987.
- CMCFPS - Charlotte/Mecklenburg County Fire
Protection Study, 1948.
- GNA- Google News Archives.
- NCSFA - North Carolina State Fireman's Association
rosters printed in annual convention
proceedings, 1920, 1925, 1930-1952, 1954-1958,
- OH - Oral history.
- RCF - The History of Firefighting in Randolph County,
published in Courier Tribute on
Oct. 8, 1993.
- Sanborn - Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps via NCLIVE.org.
- SOS - North Carolina Secretary of State corporation records.
- TH - Ted Heinbuch, military fire department historian.
- Fire Protection
Study, Rutherford County, North Carolina,
- A Plan For County Wide Fire Protection,
Haywood County, N.C., Feb. 1977.
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