Winston-Salem Fire Department FIRE MAINTENANCE SHOP

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Fire Maintenance_761 Palmer Lain
Location: 761 Palmer Lane

The fire department operates its own fire apparatus maintenance shop. The shop is located in District Two and resides next to Fire Station #5. Staffed by two very resourceful employees, the fire maintenance shop is responsible for maintaining and repairing all of the fire engine and truck companies in the fire department fleet. Using a specialized software application, shop personnel document fire apparatus maintenance, repairs, and pump testing. All fire department pumps are tested annually in accordance with standards such as NFPA1911. These individuals also write the specifications for all new equipment.

The fire apparatus maintenance shop is operated by Darren Taylor and Steve Baity. To contact them, call (336) 727-2117 OR you may e-mail Darren at or Steve at

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