About Us

Locke Township Fire Department is located in Rowan County, North
Carolina on the southwest side of the City of Salisbury.

The department operates out of three stations to cover an area of approximately 48
square miles. The response area includes rural farmland, residential
property, and industrial facilities which total an estimated $900
million in value. Population in the district is approximately 14,100.

Locke Fire Department is a combination department; full-time firefighters provide 24/7 coverage and are supplemented by several part-time and live-in firefighters as well as volunteer personnel.

2017 Incidents by Month

Month Fire EMS Totals
January 46 49 95
February 46 53 109
March  42 41 83
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Total  134  143  287

2016 Incidents by Month

Month Fire EMS Totals
January  30  57  87
February  62  42  104
March  42  62  104
April  41  59  100
May  48  58  106
June  69  51  120
July  56  58  114
August  41  38  79
September  61  45  106
October  88  79  167
November  89 39  128
December  58 72 130
Total  685  661  1346

2015 Incidents by Month

Month Fire EMS Totals
January 52 54  106
February  68 50  118
March  47  56  103
April  42  56 98
May  40 50 90
June  57 73 130
July  51 48 99
August  40 60 100
September  60 45 105
October  66 55 121
November  61 44 105
December  33 50 83
Total  617  641  1258

Incident Totals by Type for Past Years

Incident Type 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Structure Fire 138 149 184 174 153 189 195 182  216
Fire
Alarm
102 120 112 113 114 111 124 132  112
Vehicle
Accident
97 85 62 65 89 77 90 108  117
Brush
Fire
40 26 15 28 20 15 24 31  64
Vehicle
Fire
10 7 12 4 12 6 6 5  11
Hazardous Material 11 5 9 3 9 14 15 5  21
Good
Intent/ Service Call
28 23 33 53 53 82 44 95  72
Hazardous Condition 33 16 18 8 8 28 16 2  30
Smoke
Odor
4 9 8 3 7 5 2 4  1
CO Alarm 3 5 2 3 6 7 4 8  10
Rescue
Assignments
4 2 1 3 3 7 4 5  6
Move Up
Assignments
9 6 8 6 8 8 7 11  18
Aircraft Emergencies 0 2 3 5 4 8 5 6  12
Medical 421 490 458 506 539 543 571 641  661
Totals 900 945 925 974 1025 1100 1107 1258 1346