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Dynamic changes are occurring throughout the North Carolina fire service creating increased complexity for local governments.  Today, many leaders of fire protection service delivery systems are faced with managing greater risks and hazards while simultaneously navigating against demanding staffing challenges and increasing costs to provide essential fire and rescue services.  


Never has strategic planning and critical analysis been more important to continuous improvement for the fire service.  NC Fire Chief Consulting brings tremendous experience and strong technical expertise for Fire Chiefs, County and Municipal Managers and local elected officials.   An independent review by a credible team of highly experienced and trusted fire chiefs can provide leaders with valuable perspectives on needed organizational and system improvements. 

Illustrative professional fire management services from NC Fire Chief Consulting include:​​

  • Strategic Planning

  • Service Delivery Needs Analysis

  • Standards of Coverage Analysis

  • Contract Development and Facilitation

  • Fire District Transition 

  • Transition of Private, Non-Profit Fire Department to Municipal Fire Department

  • Fire Station Placement

  • Fire Chief Selection and Promotional Processes

  • Human Resource Assistance

  • Professional Development, Mentoring and Coaching

  • Human Resource Based Causation Analysis

  • Interim Chief Fire Officer Leadership

  • Fire Apparatus Evaluation and Fire Station Facility Analysis

  • Capital Improvement Plan Review and Analysis

  • Emergency Operations Post Incident Analysis


Utilizing fire service industry and North Carolina best practices, NC Fire Chief Consulting constructs customizable solutions for local governments to meet each community’s individual needs to address specific challenges.  We provide both specific project assistance and long-term fire management retainer programs.  NC Fire Chief Consulting serves as the fire service consultant for the North Carolina League of Municipalities (NCLM) enabling all NCLM members to receive reduced professional services rates. NC Fire Chief Consulting staff are strategically located in the Western, Piedmont and Eastern regions of North Carolina. To any local government considering our services, we encourage you to talk with any of our previous or current clients about our service, quality and value.  


Contact Chief Greg Grayson with NC Fire Chief Consulting at 336-266-7998 or to discuss creating an effective, comprehensive solution for your jurisdiction’s fire protection challenges.

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