The Town of Fuquay-Varina Fire Department offers a range of emergency management and medical services. The department is operated by the government of the town of Fuquay-Varina in North Carolina, which also operates economic development, engineering and finance departments. The Town of Fuquay-Varina Fire Department provides fire protection services to more than 39,000 residents in an area of over 55 square miles. It maintains a fleet of engines, tankers, and ladder and rescue trucks. The department employs a staff of nearly 30 people. The Town of Fuquay-Varina Fire Department conducts a variety of fire and water rescue operations. The department is also responsible for granting tent, new construction and blasting permits.