The Fayetteville Fire Department is a highly professional career fire department. Each member is dedicated to serving the citizens and guests of Fayetteville with the highest degree of care and professionalism. The role these individuals play, results in outstanding service to the community which helps make Fayetteville a safe place to work and raise a family. Fire Department services include emergency medical (both basic and advanced life support), fire suppression, rescue, hazardous materials response, fire prevention, public education, and organization-wide disaster preparedness activities. Located within Fayetteville's 48 square miles are seven fire stations housing six engine companies, two ladder companies, and one battalion chief. Each company is staffed with three firefighters around the clock. Firefighters are certified emergency medical technicians and hazardous materials level II technicians.