Community Services

Promote Greater Fire Safety
The Carrboro Fire-Rescue Department offers a number of free services designed to promote greater fire safety within the community we call home. We welcome and encourage you to take advantage of these services. You may request any one of them by contacting us via email or telephone 919-918-7347. Below you will find a list of the services we offer, all of which are performed at no cost to you. We look forward to hearing from you!

    Services & Events

    1. Block Parties & Birthday Parties

      If you are planning a community block party or birthday party our department will stop by during the event with a fire truck for all to see up close - both adults and children.

    2. Child Safety Seat Checks

      Our nationally certified technicians have undergone more than 40 hours of training related to proper child safety seat installation and use. We are always happy to educate parents on the proper use of their seats.

    3. Courtesy Home Safety Inspection

      At your convenience, members of our department will come to your home and offer suggestions as to how to make your home safer and reduce the chances of a devastating fire.

    4. Fire Extinguisher Class

      This class is designed to give groups and businesses the opportunity for hands-on, practical experience in using ABC fire extinguishers.

    5. Smoke Alarm Installation & Battery Check

      The Carrboro Fire-Rescue Department will come to your home to perform any or all of the maintenance on smoke alarms for you.

    6. Station Tours & Safety Talks

      We regularly give station tours and safety talks to all types of groups, both formal and informal.