To protect life and property through effective fire suppression, fire prevention, and public education.

Role of the Fire Department

The Clinton Fire Department provides fire and rescue services for the City of Clinton and Sampson County. The ISO rating in the City is 5. Clinton Fire Department has been providing fire services since the beginning of the 1900s. The department recently took on rescue services in 2003, working in conjunction with Clinton-Sampson Rescue and Emergency Management Services (EMS). 

Clinton Fire Department is certified as a Heavy Rescue Provider with the North Carolina Association of Rescue and EMS, as well as being a Trench Rescue, Confined Space, and Structural Collapse Rescue Provider.