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City of Asheville shares Fire Station 13 visual survey results, announces second community meeting

A visual preference survey for Fire Station 13 on Open City Hall Asheville recently closed, with 464 responses from the community. The new fire station is planned for property owned by the City on Broadway Street near Mount Clare Avenue. Survey results showed that: 38% of the participants preferred a transitional or contemporary building [...]

Fire Station 13

Happening Now 11/13/19 – At their Nov. 12 meeting, Asheville City Council authorized a $407,567 contract for expansion of design services of Fire Station 13 by Charlotte-based ADW Architects. The funding was already included in the City’s Capital Improvement Program budget for this fiscal year. The facility will include three fire truck apparatus bays, an Emergency Operations [...]

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Asheville Fire Department rolls out platform to better engage residents to prepare for emergency situations

  The Asheville Fire Department has been working closely with technology partner First Due to release Community Connect, a website focused on protecting residents and their property in the most effective way possible during an incident or major disaster.   Community Connect is a secure, easy-to-use website that allows residents to share critical information about their [...]

Fire Marshals Division

A person working within the Fire Marshal’s Office is no longer someone who just attempts to prevent fires. What was once made up of former firefighters who provided only fire prevention inspections in the city’s business areas has now become a complex division, which provides many aspects of emergency and non-emergency services. To meet today’s [...]

Fire Department Staff Directory

Asheville Fire Department Business Hours Monday -Thursday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm Main Office Line: 828-259-5636 Fire Marshal’s Division: 828-259-5640 Physical Address: 100 Court Plaza  Asheville, NC 28801 Mailing Address:   P.O. Box 7148 Asheville, NC 28802 FIRE CHIEF Scott T. Burnette 828-259-5636 stburnette@ashevillenc.gov Fire Chief Scott Burnette joined the Asheville Fire Department in 1995. He was promoted to Engineer in [...]

Fire Education

The Asheville Fire Department offers several different types of education and prevention programs that target children, adults and seniors. These programs are delivered to the public at no charge and are presented in the most professional manner. These programs allow us to achieve our mission, which is to protect the lives, property and environment of all people within Asheville [...]