Fire Station 13

Happening Now 2/2/2021 – Construction Document Schedule Out to Bid: April 10, 2021 – Find bid information here. Construction Contract: May 31, 2021 Construction Ground Breaking: end of June 2021   9/17/2020 – Despite COVID-19, we have made substantial progress over the past several months. If you are wondering what the station might look like, here is a

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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   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 Fire Chief Scott Burnette joined the Asheville Fire Department in 1995. [...]

Fire Education

As a precaution and in response to national and local guidelines regarding COVID-19 and practicing social distancing, AFD is offering fire and life safety programs with restrictions. 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 [...]

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Asheville Fire Department accepting applications for Citizens Fire Academy

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 [...]

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2019 City of Asheville initiatives: What to look for in the new year

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 [...]