Life Safety and Training


The Life Safety & Training Division is responsible for the Department's fire prevention, public education, fire investigation, safety, & training programs.

Interim Division Chief of Life Safety & Training Carl Moore is responsible for management of the Life Safety & Training Division ensuring productivity by overseeing the department's fire prevention, public education, and safety and training programs. He is also the emergency manager for the City of Rocky Mount; therefore, he conducts activities related to planning, hazard mitigation, and recovery, including annual maintenance of the City's Emergency Response Plan.

Administrative Secretary Karen Murray provides administrative support for the Safety and Training Division.  She is also responsible for collection and maintenance of records, reports, and scheduling of activities for the Fire Marshal’s Office.


One Fire Marshal and three Deputy Fire Marshals perform protective service work in delivering fire prevention and inspection services:


Battalion Chief of Safety & Training Carl Moore oversees the sections efforts at developing and delivering training to the Operations Division along with facilitating the department’s safety program.

Fire Training/Recruitment Officer Pete Weaver conducts activities related to the development and delivery of fire training, career development, and promotional testing along with facilitating the department's recruitment efforts.   

Fire & Life Safety Educator Blaise Harris  plans, directs, and delivers fire and life safety education programs and activities. This area of responsibility includes the Department’s Child Passenger Safety Program.

Fire Safety Training Officers function as Safety Officers on all working incidents and are responsible for overseeing the training needs on each shift.