Vision Statement

The Waxhaw Community Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad is comprised of families serving other families striving to provide emergency response, prevention, and training that exceeds the expectations of our community.

New Substation

The groundbreaking ceremony for Station 63 at 7013 Waxhaw Creek Road will be on Friday August 18, 2023 at 4:30 pm. The new station will allow us to better serve the southwestern part of our fire district and will lower homeowners’ insurance premiums. The public is welcome to attend.

About Us

Welcome to the Official website of the Waxhaw Volunteer Fire Department. We are a volunteer fire department supplemented by part-time paid staff located in Waxhaw, North Carolina, which is located approximately 20 miles south of Charlotte in Union County.

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We will do the right thing, at the right time, in the right situation to provide services and care beyond reproach, which garners trust and respect from our community.


We will display an image that demonstrates the highest levels of excellence in our profession. We will back up this image by delivering a highly skilled team in response to calls for service by our community.


We embrace and devote ourselves to the community as our family and will continually improve our knowledge and skills to ensure excellent service delivery. We will uphold our values, strive to attain our vision, and remain tactically disiplined.


The Waxhaw Volunteer Fire Department is always looking for new members.
As our name indicates, we are a volunteer organization that functions because your neighbors volunteer their time to provide you with fire protection and emergency medical first response.

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