Matthews Fire & EMS

236 S Trade St
Matthews NC  28105

Phone: (704) 847-9400

Matthews Fire & EMS

Matthews Fire & EMS protects roughly 14.2 square miles and 27,000 residents along with other mutual aid agreements. Matthews is a combination department consisting of 15 career members and about 70 volunteers. The career staff operates from 6am-6pm Monday thru Friday accompanied by volunteers while nights and weekends are covered exclusively by volunteers.
Matthews responds to approximately 3,000 calls out of two stations.
Station 1 consists of the following trucks; ladder, engine brush, heavy rescue, squad (EMS).
Station 2 consists of two engines, a squad and a rehab unit.

Matthews is always looking for good volunteer firefighters and EMTs. Volunteers are required to run 36 shift hours per month. Volunteers have many benefits such as;
• Always supplied with the best equipment to maintain safety
• Training in and out of house are paid for
• A small monetary stipend every shift for certified members
• Meals up to $15/per 12 hour shift are reimbursed
• $10 gas gift cards per 12/hour shift
• After 1 year of service and NC FF certification members receive a pair of leather boots. After 3 years of NC FF certification they receive a leather helmet and after 3 years and Technical rescuer they receive a Littman stethoscope
Anyone interested in volunteering can check out the town’s website for an application. http://matthewsnc.gov/Departments/FireEMS/JoinUs.aspx

Matthews also offers great community programs like the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT, http://www.fema.gov/community-emergency-response-teams) and an explorer program for our members ranging from 14-18 years old.

Members wishing to submit to the Facebook site can email MFEMSfacebook@gmail.com, and it will posted as soon as possible.



Matthews Fire & EMS protects roughly 14.2 square miles and 27,000 residents along with other mutual aid agreements. Matthews is a combination department c

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Fire Prevention Week Open House

Fire Prevention Week Open House
02:00 pm - 10/14/2017

At Matthews Fire & EMS

The Town of Matthews Fire & EMS will be hosting its second annual Fire Prevention Week Open House on Saturday, October 14th from 2-5 PM at Fire Station #1 (236 S....

Free Movie Tickets with Donation!!

Free Movie Tickets with Donation!!
03:30 pm - 09/03/2017

At Matthews Fire & EMS

The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will be having a blood drive during Matthews Alive again this year. Every drop of blood that is donated through CBCC...

CBC Blood Drive and FREE Movie Tickets

CBC Blood Drive and FREE Movie Tickets
12:00 pm - 09/02/2017

At Matthews Fire & EMS

The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will be having a blood drive during Matthews Alive again this year. Every drop of blood that is donated through CBCC...

Matthews Fire Truck Unveiling

Matthews Fire Truck Unveiling
09:00 am - 04/29/2017

At Matthews Fire & EMS

Come join us along with the Town of Matthews, NC and the Matthews Fire & EMS as we unveil the newest Fire Truck to the community! Chief Rob Kinniburgh, the Mayor...

Chief Dennis Green's Retirement

Chief Dennis Green's Retirement
06:00 pm - 06/28/2016

At Matthews Fire & EMS

After 41 years in Emergency Services and over 25 years of dedicated service to the Town of Matthews, Chief Dennis Green has decided to retire. Please join us for...

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