Established in 1919, the Black Mountain Fie Department is a combination paid and volunteer department that provides, fire, first response medical and rescue services. We  employ 19 paid staff, 7 part time and maintain 25 volunteer members. We have an ISO insurance rating of Class 4. We have two stations that are staffed 24 hours a day 7 days a week. The Main Station is located at 106 Montreat Road, The Charlie Arnett Sub Station is located at 19 White Pine Drive. We also have a third station that is located in the Laurel Ridge community that is not staffed. We serve two districts, the Town of Black Mountain and the East Buncombe Fire District. The area we cover is 27 square miles and goes all the way to the Blue Ridge Parkway to the North. To learn more please visit the departments web site at

Fire Chief
106 Montreat Rd.
Black Mountain NC, 28711
Emergency Dial 911
Phone: (828) 419-9320
Fax: (828) 669-8673

Calls Responded to
In City 111
Rural 70
Total Calls 181
Inspections Activities
Business 77
Residential 91
Prevention 14
Total Inspections
Hours Worked & Training
On Calls 2475
Training 3016
Vol. Extra Duty 22
Total Hours