Founded in 1901, the Burlington Fire Department is administered by the city government of Burlington in North Carolina. The department is responsible for providing fire protection services. It operates emergency response, fire prevention and training divisions. The Burlington Fire Department organizes public education classes that provide fire safety tips and techniques. The department offers emergency support, inspection, investigation, and apparatus cleaning and maintenance services. It also operates several fire stations that are equipped with a range of engines and fire fighting equipment. The Burlington Fire Department provides various child safety programs, such as Learn Not to Burn and Risk Watch. In addition, the department organizes firefighter and rescue training sessions. It has received the Get Alarmed! Grant award from the NC Department of Health and Human Services.