Southmont Fire Department is Currently Accepting Applications for Part Time Positions

Southmont Fire Department is now accepting applications for part-time firefighters. Application due date to the department is 24 March 2016 no later that 5:00 pm. Applications can be obtained at Station 56, 11030 NC Hwy 8 Lexington NC,  and it is highly recommended that a resume’ and copies of your certifications be included with your application. Applications have to be hard copy and electronic applications will not be accepted. All applications are to be returned to the Station 56 by the due date attention Chief Everhart.

Applicant requirements:

  • Certified Firefighter II
  • Certified EMT
  • Must be 21 with a Class B License
  • Certified EVD
  • Certified Hazmat


Any applicant who does not have all the above prerequisites will be looked at on a case by case basis.


Southmont Firefighters Gain Second Station

Photo by: Donnie Roberts/

Photo by: Donnie Roberts/

SOUTHMONT | A second station for the Southmont Fire Department is expected to provide a quicker response time and reduce insurance costs for some residents in the district.

Firefighters recently began operating out of a new station on Rockcrusher Road. The new building, which came at a price tag of about $1 million, was constructed by Lexington-based LMI Builders and was completed in November. The building serves as a substation for the department, and the station on N.C. Highway 8 remains the main station.

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