Monroe Fire Department

Forsythe Fire Station Temporairly Closed

Oct 12, 2017
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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.