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C I T Y O F C H A R L O T T E
FIRE DEPARTMENT
HEADQUARTERS
GRAND OPENING
SATURDAY, APRIL 11, 2015
11 a.m.
OPENING
CFD Hono...
THE CHARLOTTE FIRE DEPARTMENT
HAS BEEN SERVING
THE QUEEN CITY SINCE 1887.
ITS PRIMARY MISSION IS TO
PRESERVE LIFE AND PROP...
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CFD Grand Opening Program FINAL

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CFD Grand Opening Program FINAL

  1. 1. C I T Y O F C H A R L O T T E FIRE DEPARTMENT HEADQUARTERS GRAND OPENING SATURDAY, APRIL 11, 2015 11 a.m. OPENING CFD Honor Guard CFD Pipes and Drums Band WELCOME Jon Hannan Charlotte Fire Chief REMARKS Dan Clodfelter Charlotte Mayor Michael Barnes Mayor Pro Tem Al Austin Charlotte City Council, District 2 Patsy Kinsey Charlotte City Council, District 1 RIBBON-CUTTING Honored Guests   C I T Y O F C H A R L O T T E FIRE DEPARTMENT HEADQUARTERS GRAND OPENING SATURDAY, APRIL 11, 2015 11 a.m. OPENING CFD Honor Guard CFD Pipes and Drums Band WELCOME Jon Hannan Charlotte Fire Chief REMARKS Dan Clodfelter Charlotte Mayor Michael Barnes Mayor Pro Tem Al Austin Charlotte City Council, District 2 Patsy Kinsey Charlotte City Council, District 1 RIBBON-CUTTING Honored Guests  
  2. 2. THE CHARLOTTE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAS BEEN SERVING THE QUEEN CITY SINCE 1887. ITS PRIMARY MISSION IS TO PRESERVE LIFE AND PROPERTY THROUGH RAPID EMERGENCY RESPONSE, CODE ENFORCEMENT, EDUCATION AND PLANNING. DID YOU KNOW? CFD IN 2014:  Responded to 103,473 calls  Average response time 4 minutes, 34 seconds (from call receipt to arrival on scene)  Answered 200,000 911 calls - 99% within 10 seconds  Completed 100% of state-mandated fire code inspections (42,000 inspections and 7,000 building-plan reviews)  Provided fire education to 100% of CMS third-graders: 14,725 students PLUS 81% of private/charter third-grade classrooms  Arson investigations cleared 56% of incendiary fires, compared to 20% nationally CHARLOTTE FIRE DEPARTMENT 500 Dalton Avenue Charlotte, NC 28206 PH: 704.336.6833 WWW.CHARLOTTEFIRE.ORG THE CHARLOTTE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAS BEEN SERVING THE QUEEN CITY SINCE 1887. ITS PRIMARY MISSION IS TO PRESERVE LIFE AND PROPERTY THROUGH RAPID EMERGENCY RESPONSE, CODE ENFORCEMENT, EDUCATION AND PLANNING. DID YOU KNOW? CFD IN 2014:  Responded to 103,473 calls  Average response time 4 minutes, 34 seconds (from call receipt to arrival on scene)  Answered 200,000 911 calls - 99% within 10 seconds  Completed 100% of state-mandated fire code inspections (42,000 inspections and 7,000 building-plan reviews)  Provided fire education to 100% of CMS third-graders: 14,725 students PLUS 81% of private/charter third-grade classrooms  Arson investigations cleared 56% of incendiary fires, compared to 20% nationally CHARLOTTE FIRE DEPARTMENT 500 Dalton Avenue Charlotte, NC 28206 PH: 704.336.6833 WWW.CHARLOTTEFIRE.ORG

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