Department Organization


The mission of the Black Mountain Fire Department is to save lives and protect property of the district we serve. We are committed to providing citizens excellent customer service by minimizing risk to life, property, and the environment while creating a strong bond with our community through public education and prevention.


The Fire Department will strive to meet the needs of our community through quality performance and excellence in service.  


Our values are intended to guide our efforts and should be obvious in every action and delivery of service. Below are the core value statements we adhere to. 

Honesty - We will be honest through our actions and our words with each other and the citizens of Black Mountain. 

Professionalism - No matter the situation, we will serve you with the utmost courage and dedication. 

Integrity - We will maintain these values as our core direction and keep ourselves true to public service through accountability and responsibility. 

Loyalty - We will uphold the values of the Black Mountain Fire Department at all times and will support the Department's interests.

Below are images from various trainings.

  1. Fire Department

    Physical Address
    106 Montreat Road
    Black Mountain, NC 28711


    Phone: 828-419-9300, option 2
    Fax: 828-669-8673
    Emergency Phone: 911 or 828-250-6670 for non-emergency dispatch 24/7

  2. John Coffey

    Fire Chief

  3. Doug Morrow

    Fire Marshal

  4. Chad Blackwelder

    Battalion Chief, A Shift

  5. James Bingham

    Deputy Fire Chief

  6. Bobby Davis

    Battalion Chief, C Shift