Monroe Fire Department

The City of Monroe is holding a school supply drive to benefit Monroe City School students.  Supplies can be dropped off at Monroe City Hall, Monroe Fire and Police stations, and the Monroe City Public Safety Center.

The drive will end at the close of business Friday, August 13. 

The Monroe Fire Department’s Basic Training Academy will graduate its 14th class on Friday, July 2, 2021. The ceremony begins at 6:00 p.m. and will be held at the Public Safety Center located at 1810 Martin Luther King Junior Dr.

The recruits began their 22-week academy on February 1, 2021. They’ve been challenged with lectures, assignments, and hands-on training in many different areas, including hazardous materials, firefighting, and emergency medical response.

The following ten recruits will graduate Friday:

Sydney Alston

Citywide Hydrant Inspections Coming To Monroe

Sep 10, 2020

The Monroe Fire Department will be conducting citywide fire hydrant inspections and flushing. The inspections will begin Thursday, September 10, 2020 and will last through Friday, October 23, 2020. These inspections are necessary to ensure proper operation of city fire hydrants as well as to ensure a sufficient supply of water in the event of a fire emergency in your area.

Due to COVID-19 concerns Monroe Fire Department Chief Terry Williams said the Monroe Fire Department will cease responding to EMS calls. Chief Williams said he made the decision after consulting with EMS personnel and the senior MFD staff. The announcement was made at the Mayor’s weekly press briefing.

 

Forsythe Fire Station Temporairly Closed

Oct 12, 2017

Monroe City Fire Chief Terry Williams announces the temporary closure of the Forsythe Fire Station (#6), effective immediately, due to a recent report of mold in the station. The mediation process should be completed by October 23rd, at which time we expect the station to re-open and be fully operational.  

2017 Fire Prevention Week

Oct 6, 2017
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Editors Note: The Fire Safety celebration will no longer include a balloon release.

Mayor Jamie Mayo, the Monroe City Council, and Fire Chief Terry Williams announce our annual Fire Prevention Week is October 8-14, 2017.

This year’s theme is “Every Second Counts - Plan 2 Ways Out.”

The Monroe Fire Department has many events scheduled to promote fire prevention during this week including:

Monroe Tests Fire Hydrant Flow

Oct 6, 2017
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The Monroe Fire Department, in conjunction with the City Water Distribution Department, will be conducting our annual citywide fire hydrant inspections.  The inspections will begin Monday, October 9 and will last through Friday, December 1.  The hydrant flow inspections will be conducted during the work day between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays. 

Fire Engulfs Abandoned Apartment Building

Apr 24, 2015

Monroe firefighters responded to a fire that engulfed an apartment building at the intersection of Blanks Avenue and King Street just after 6:00 this morning.

The blaze began in one building of an apartment complex and spread to a second building.  It is believed to be the abandoned Kingston Village Apartments.  Investigators are on the scene preparing to begin their work into the cause of the fire.  

It is unknown at this time if any injuries occurred from the incident.