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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
Nick is responsible for the overall management of the department.

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

Charlie Johnson, Deputy Director/Fire Marshal, 919-856-5519
Charlie is primarily responsible for the department's Fire Prevention and Emergency Response program areas.

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

Chad Garrett, Deputy Fire Marshal, 919-856-7096
Chad is primarily responsible for Emergency Response activities on A-Shift days. Chad works a 24-hour rotating shift.

Donel Braxton, Deputy Fire Marshal, 919-856-6348
Donel is 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
Cliff is 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
Brad is assigned as a Training Specialist within the Training Division of Fire Services.

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

Jim Davis, Deputy Fire Marshal, 919-856-6491
Jim is primarily responsible for Fire Code Enforcement in the following fire districts: Apex, RDU, Morrisville and Durham Highway.

John Callaway, Deputy Fire Marshal, 919-856-7095
John is primarily responsible for Fire Code Enforcement in the following fire districts: Fuquay-Varina, Fairview and Holly Springs.

Lee Gupton, Deputy Fire Marshal, 919-856-5625
Lee is primarily responsible for Fire Code Enforcement in the following fire districts: Rolesville, Hopkins, Wake-New Hope, Wake Forest and Zebulon.

Braxton Tanner, Deputy Fire Marshal, 919-857-9435
Braxton is primarily responsible for Fire Code Enforcement in the following fire districts: Wendell.

Grant Vick, Logistics Manager, 919-856-2719
Grant is responsible for providing logistical support to the Fire Tax District.

John Pinder, Deputy Fire Marshal, 919-856-6343
John is primarily responsible for Fire Code Enforcement in the following fire districts: Western Wake, Bayleaf, Stony Hill, Wake Forest and Swift Creek.
 
John Royal, Deputy Fire Marshal, 919-856-6332
John is primarily responsible for Fire Code Enforcement in the following fire districts: Garner and Eastern Wake.

 



 

 

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