Asheville Fire Department Asheville Fire Department business hours are Monday -Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 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, Fire Chief 828-259-5636 firstname.lastname@example.org Fire Chief Scott Burnette joined the Asheville Fire Department in 1995. [...]
As a precaution and in response to national and local guidelines regarding COVID-19 and practicing social distancing, AFD is suspending all fire and life safety programs until further notice. The Asheville Fire Department offers several different types of education and prevention programs which target children, adults and seniors. These programs are delivered to the public at [...]
Check out AFD History Get Map of AFD Stations Asheville Fire Department Stations Fire Stations Station Name Location Station Image Fire Station 1 – Headquarters 100 Court Plaza Asheville, NC 28801 Apparatus: Engine 1, Ladder 1, Squad 1 Fire Station 2 415 South French Broad Avenue Asheville, NC 28801 Apparatus: Engine 2 Fire Station [...]
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A new fire station is planned for City-owned property on Broadway in the Five Points neighborhood. The City of Asheville will host a community meeting at 6:30 p.m. March 11 at Greater Works Church, 25 Forsythe St. The community is invited to attend to learn more about the project and meet the architect as the project [...]
The Asheville Fire Department is accepting applications for its Citizens Fire Academy, which will start March 27. The academy lasts nine consecutive weeks consisting of three hour classes held on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. with an additional day for graduation. The Citizens Fire Academy teaches adult residents 18 years and older about the [...]
With a new year comes new programs, facility improvements and projects to improve our community. Here’s a look ahead at Asheville City government initiatives in 2019. Red Pandas exhibit to open Two cute red pandas will take up residence at the WNC Nature Center this year. The new red panda exhibit will open to the public on [...]
How much snow did we get? 2:20 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 Here are unofficial snowfall totals released by the National Weather Service: Asheville, 5 ½” Arden, 10” Biltmore Forest, 6 ½” Leicester, 8” Skyland, 9” More locations are listed at this link. Snow removal crews making progress, people still urged to refrain from driving Noon Sunday, Dec. 9 Public Works snow removal equipment by the [...]
More snow than we thought could be coming. During a joint press conference and community briefing on winter storm response, Buncombe County and City of Asheville officials shared safety messages and updates on what to expect. As the snow began falling outside Buncombe County Emergency Services Headquarters, Director Jerry VeHaun shared information from a conference call Saturday [...]
Update: At 2 p.m. today, Buncombe County and the City of Asheville will conduct a joint press and community briefing on winter storm response, and safety messages. The briefing will be streamed live on the City’s Facebook page. Did someone say Winter Storm Warning? The City of Asheville is ready! With the National [...]
With the National Weather Service predicting a wintry mix of snow, sleet and possible ice Saturday through Monday, the City of Asheville is preparing its storm response. The City of Asheville is preparing a coordinated response with our community partners, including NCDOT, Duke Energy and Buncombe County Emergency Management. Public Works crews have been fitting trucks with [...]
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