Navigate Up

Fire Services Department

The functions of the Fire Services Department are carried out by a small group of diverse, innovative and dedicated staff. The nationally recognized success of this small group lies in their constant drive to work efficiently and protect all of Wake County's citizens. Each staff member participates in every program so that all of the staff are trained in multiple functions. In addition, through a strong commitment to service excellence, the group is dedicated to providing high quality service in every part of their position with the team.

Nick Campasano, Director, 919-856-6349
Responsible for the overall management of the department.

Darrell Alford, Deputy Director/Chief of Operations, 919-856-6487
Responsible for overall management of the Fire Tax District and the liaison between County Government,  public and nonprofit agencies.

Braxton Tanner, Deputy Director/Fire Marshal, 919-856-5519
Primarily responsible for the department's Fire Prevention and Emergency Response program areas.

David Zoltoski, Training Manager, 919-856-6345
Responsible for the management of the Fire Training Center, and training program delivery to County Fire Departments, and other contracted facility users.

Vacant, Deputy Fire Marshal
Primarily responsible for Emergency Response activities on A-Shift days. Works a 24-hour rotating shift.

Donel Braxton, Deputy Fire Marshal, 919-856-6348
Primarily responsible for Emergency Response activities on B-Shift days. Donel works a 24-hour rotating shift.

Cliff Freeman, Deputy Fire Marshal, 919-856-6346
Primarily responsible for Emergency Response activities on C-Shift days. Cliff works a 24-hour rotating shift.

Brad Pace, Deputy Fire Marshal, 919-387-4339
Training Specialist within the Training Division of Fire Services.

Joe Knurowski, Deputy Fire Marshal, 919-387-4338
Training Specialist within the Training Division of Fire Services.

Kyle Kohler, Deputy Fire Marshal, 919-856-7095
Primarily responsible for Fire Code Enforcement in the following fire districts: Apex, RDU, Morrisville and Durham Highway.

Candler Thornton, Deputy Fire Marshal, 919-856-6343
Primarily responsible for Fire Code Enforcement in the following fire districts: Fuquay-Varina, Fairview and Holly Springs.

William Lingle, Deputy Fire Marshal, 919-856-6332
Primarily responsible for Fire Code Enforcement in the following fire districts: Rolesville, Hopkins, Wake-New Hope, Wake Forest and Zebulon.

William Lingle, Deputy Fire Marshal, 919-856-6332
Primarily responsible for Fire Code Enforcement in the following fire districts: Wendell.

Kyle Kohler, Deputy Fire Marshal, 919-856-7095
Primarily responsible for Fire Code Enforcement in the following fire districts: Western Wake, Northern Wake, Wake Forest and Swift Creek.
 
Candler Thornton, Deputy Fire Marshal, 919-856-6343
Primarily responsible for Fire Code Enforcement in the following fire districts: Garner and Eastern Wake.

Ben Griffin, Logistics Manager, 919-856-2719
Responsible for providing logistical support to the Fire Tax District.

Facebook-3.pngTwitter-2.pngInstagram-2.pngYoutube-2.png

     
 
     
 
 
 
         Wake County Departments & Agencies:

                         Department-list-1.png