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Office Location:


2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte,
NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Melissa Burgess
980-314-3070

County Fire Marshal Safety and Education

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HAVE QUESTIONS? Call our Fire & Life Safety Educator at 1-980-314-3074​ for answers.

The Mecklenburg County Fire Marshal's Office has three certified Fire & Life Safety Educators to instruct fire prevention and general life safety.  Our educators provide this service to the towns of Mecklenburg County and its citizens

Our educators provide education and instruction to the following groups:

  • Educational Facilities (Public and Private)
  • Day Care Facilities
  • Children's Summer Camps
  • Safety Town
  • Healthcare Facilities
  • Hotels/Motels
  • Businesses
  • General Industry
  • Others on request


Our certified Fire & Life Safety Educators provide students, teachers, community members, employers and employees with important information, techniques and resources to reduce fire related injuries and help mitigate risks to life, property and the environment.

Our program for 3rd graders is one of our largest outreach programs. It reaches all 3rd grade classrooms in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public School system. We also offer the same program to all private schools in Mecklenburg County. 

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Our training programs focus on one or all of the following core objectives:

  • Fire Safety for the Elementary Student
    • Get Out and Stay Out
    • Calling 9-1-1
    • Family Escape Plan and Meeting Place
    • Remembering Your Address
    • Matches and Lighters
  • Checking Smoke Alarms Monthly
  • Electrical Hazards
  • Fire Safety for the Elderly
  • Means of Egress Awareness
  • Live Fire Extinguisher Training
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  • Fire Drill Evacuations
  • Different Classes of Fire
  • Composition of Fire


The goal of the Mecklenburg County Fire Marshal's Office and its Fire & Life Safety Educators is to provide enjoyable and knowledgeable educational programs based on real-life scenarios in regards to fire and life safety.  By doing this we help make Mecklenburg County a safe place to live, work and visit.

For any questions about any Fire & Life Safety Programs offered by the Mecklenburg County Fire Marshal's Office contact Assistant Fire Marshal Ray Enoch at 1-980-314-3074​.

If you are located within the City of Charlotte, please call the Charlotte Fire Department Fire and Life Safety Education Department at ​1-704-336-3970 to speak with one of their educators.

Address

Office Location:


2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte,
NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Melissa Burgess
980-314-3070