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New Ladder Truck Under ConstructionClayton Fire Department is eagerly awaiting the completion of its newest asset, the ladder truck. The ladder truck is a valuable addition to the Fire Department's assembly of trucks and engines, and it will elevate the department's ability to protect and serve the community.

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Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey (center) announces Clayton Fire Departments ISO rating of 2. Standing with him is Town of Clayton Mayor Jody McLeod (left) and Deputy Fire Chief Matt Sutphin (right).

The Clayton Fire Department has received its best ISO rating in the Town’s history.

Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey announced the Clayton Fire Department’s newest ISO rating of 2 on July 6 at a special event held at the fire station.

The fire rating dropped from a... Read More


Emergency Management Coordinator Amy Shearin (center) stands with members of the emergency management team. From left are Fire Chief Lee Barbee, Fire Marshall Tony Atkinson, Police Lieutenant Hutchins, Battalion Chief Andrew Shaw, Shearin, Police Lieutenant Russell Flint, Deputy Chief Matt Sutphin, and Police Chief Greg Tart. The Clayton Fire Department has added an Emergency Management position to its Administrative Division.

The new Emergency Management position is the first of its kind in the county and has long been the dream of Fire Chief Lee Barbee, who has served as Clayton’s fire chief since 1991.

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CYC Project DeliveriesClayton Parks and Recreation’s Clayton Youth Council (CYC) earned two top honors at this year’s State Youth Council Spring Convention.

The CYC is a teen-run volunteer organization for high school students in Clayton. The council is made up of 56 members and was recognized at a virtual sta... Read More


Police Chief, Firefighter, World War II veteran, cemetery supervisor, streets supervisor, building maintenance and sanitation manager…you name it, if there was a way to serve his community, Roy Ellis was doing it. We’re not sure there’s another person who’s served in as many... Read More


Want to make a difference in your community? Then grab a spot on one of our many advisory boards - these volunteers get to have their say in everything from public art to park planning to public safety...that's a lot of P's! But we need a lot of public support to pull off all the town does!

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This Monday, September 28th, the Town of Clayton will play host to a massive day of remembrance for Clayton Deputy Fire Chief Jason Dean, who lost his month-long battle with COVID-19 earlier this week. 

With very little time and under extreme duress, the Clayton Fire Department has essentia... Read More


It is with profound sadness, the Clayton Fire Department announces the passing of Deputy Chief of Operations & Training Jason Dean.

This beloved 20-year veteran of our firefighting family died overnight after a hard fight against the complications of COVID-19.

Jason was just 42 and is survived b... Read More


UPDATE: Monday, August 24, 2020

So many of you have reached out wanting to know how you can help our Clayton Fire Department families - that IS the mission of the Clayton Firefighters AssociationFirst Citizens Bank of Clayton has set up an online link for monetary donations... Read More




Town of Clayton crews from our Fire, Police, Clayton Public Power and Public Services departments worked through the night to respond to any problems caused by this storm. Only minor tree debris and no Clayton Public Power outages. The Neuse R... Read More

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  • Clayton Fire Department is eagerly awaiting the completion of its newest asset, the ladder truck. The ladder truck is a valuable addition to the Fire Department's assembly of trucks and engines, and ...

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