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Charlotte Fire Dept

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Live news, information, and conversation with the Charlotte Fire Department media and public affairs staff.

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Charlotte Fire Department brings you an update of significant incidents for the month of October including two Greater Alarm Structure fires and Fire Investigators need your help in solving an arson case.

News, information, and conversation pertaining to the Charlotte Fire Department. Join hosts Mark Basnight, Rob Brisley, and special guests J.D. Thomas & Danny West as they engage in candid conversation about the increase in the survival... more

Join Host Mark Basnight and special guests Allison Dillard & Demetria Pipkin as they explain and discuss the process of applying for the position of firefighter for the City of Charlotte. Job description, salary, benefits, qualifications, and... more

Join your hosts Mark Basnight and Rob Brisley as they discuss Fall Seasonal Safety Tips to help keep you and your family safe. They will be joined by Fire & Life Educators Amy Krise and Simril Beckam.

News, information, and conversation regarding the Charlotte Fire Department (Charlotte, NC) with hosts Mark Basnight & Rob Brisley; Special guest Fire Chief Jon Hannan; 85 years of fire engine history, frequently questions asked... more

We are excited to bring you a special sports presentation of CFD Talk Radio. Over the past four seasons, Salute to Heroes has raised over $80,000 via ticket sales and post-game jersey auctions to benefit Charlotte FD,... more

Seasonal safety tips referencing fireplace safety, Turkey Fryers, Christmas Trees, Carbon Monoxide, Kerosene Heaters, and Cooking safety. News & Information about the Charlotte Fire Department. Join CFD Talk Radio Host Mark Basnight... more

Unattended cooking is the #1 cause of residential fires in the city of Charlotte. Join us as we present the staggering statistics and hear the devasting effects and fire prevention measures we all should take to insure you have the... more

Current state of affairs> Raises for some FD's, brownouts & talk of layoffs for others; Perception vs Reality; CFD's organizational culture; Vision; the future; Crisis Communication