What are the burning regulations in our area?

There is no open burning allowed in the Village of Clemmons.

Burning in the Town of Lewisville and Forsyth County is controlled by the Forsyth County Department of Environmental Assistance and Protection.  There are also regulations from the North Carolina Forestry Service.  Please review both sites for complete information on burning regulations.

Why does a fire truck respond to a medical emergency?

Staff at the Lewisville Fire Department are trained to the EMT level.  These personnel can routinely arrive faster than an ambulance and can administer emergency medical care to someone in need.

Why does the fire department flow hydrants?

The department flow tests fire hydrants annually to make sure there is adequate water available in the event of a fire. Additionally flow testing and maintenance of fire hydrants helps to improve the fire insurance rating of the community, which in turn lowers homeowners’ and business owners’ insurance premiums.

What is my fire insurance rating?

If a commercial or residential property is located within five road miles of a fire station, the insurance rating is 4. Commercial or residential properties more than five road miles from a fire station have an insurance rating of 9.

Where and when can I get my Child safety seat inspection?

Child seats are inspected on Tuesdays and Thursdays between the hours of 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.  The inspections are held at 216 Lewisville-Clemmons Road in Lewisville.

Can the fire department fill my swimming pool?

The Lewisville Fire Department cannot fill swimming pools.

What are the requirements for gates to subdivisions and driveways?

See attached pdf.

Does a resident have to register their fire alarm system with the fire department?

The Lewisville Fire Department does not require a fire alarm permit or the registration of residential fire alarm systems. We do ask that residents keep their alarm systems maintained to help prevent false alarms.