Fire Department

The Town of Weaverville Fire Department proudly serves nearly 5,000 Weaverville citizens and more than 20,000 people living in the North Buncombe Fire District.

Town of Weaverville Fire Department
Town of Weaverville Fire Department

Weaverville employs 24 full-time personnel and 10 part-time personnel. The Weaverville Fire Department has an ISO rating of 2 inside town limits and a rating of 3 within the North Buncombe Fire District. On average, Weaverville firefighters respond to more than 2000 calls for service annually.

Please dial 911 for Emergency Police, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services.

Meet our Fire Chief

Ted Williams, Fire Chief

Fire Chief Ted Williams
Fire Chief Williams

Fire Chief Ted Williams, a life-long resident of Weaverville, has served in the fire service the majority of his life. Since starting his career with the Weaverville Fire Department in 1992 as a volunteer and then having the opportunity to have it become his career when he was hired by the town in 1996. Chief Williams progressed through the ranks and in2006, while serving as a captain with the department, was hired by the Leicester Fire Department to serve as their Fire Chief. Chief Williams served the citizens of Leicester for 7 years as chief when he was given the honor of “coming back home” in 2013 to once again serve his hometown citizens as Deputy Fire Chief. He served in that capacity, until the retirement of Chief Terry Malone in 2016, when he was named by Town Manager Selena Coffey as the new Chief. Chief Williams is a dedicated member of the fire service within Buncombe County and our state. He is a very proud husband and father to his three sons and enjoys golfing.

Call Chief Williams:  (828) 645-3500
Email Chief Williams:  [email protected]

Programs & Services

The Weaverville Fire Department serves the public within the Town’s limits and the North Buncombe Fire District. Please feel free to call us about any of the following programs at  (828) 645-3500.

Blood Pressure Checks:

Personnel of the Weaverville Fire Department are happy to check your blood pressure for you at anytime.  Please come by the station and any of our staff will be happy to assist.

Career Fairs:

A member of the Weaverville Fire Department will staff an informational booth at your event and discuss educational, physical, and training requirements of the job and explain the application process to become a firefighter.

Child Car Seat Safety Inspections:

The Weaverville Fire Department will be happy to check your child’s car seat installaion according to proper safety standards.  In order to have your child’s seat checked, you need only to go to the Fire Station and ask one of the firefighters to check the seat for you or offer training on the proper installation. If you would like to contact the Department by phone to schedule the check, please call the Department.

Community Outreach and Education:

The Weaverville Fire Department conducts a variety of public education presentations and attends many community events. All of our public education outreach is delivered free of charge. To schedule a presentation or request that fire department staff attend your event, please call the Department.

Fire Extinguisher Training:

The Weaverville Fire Department is happy to train residents and workers of Town businesses on the proper use of fire extinguishers.

Fire Safety Presentations for your Group:

A trained member of our Fire Department will speak to your church, community group, HOAs, or at your place of business, to deliver specially prepared fire safety messages and provide fire safety materials.

Fire Safety Presentations at your School:

We will send a truck or a firefighter to your school to teach fire safety messages and show the fire truck and our fire gear. We can specially tailor a fire safety message to align with your curriculum needs.

Fire Station Tours:

The Weaverville Fire Station, located at 3 Monticello Road is open to the public every day. If we’re not on a call, we’ll happily show you and your family around the station and the fire trucks. If you’ll be visiting with a group, please call or email to schedule a time and station at least two (2) weeks in advance to ensure availability.

Home Safety Inspections:

We will visit your home and conduct a room to room survey to look for potential fire hazards and offer suggestions to keep you and your family safer. In addition, we conduct Foster Home Fire Inspections.

Smoke Alarm Assistance:

The fire department offers assistance with smoke alarms. If you need help testing an alarm, changing the battery, installing or replacing an alarm, call or email to schedule a time with a fire department representative. We are unable to replace hardwired alarms if the wiring harnesses are not compatible.

Other Ideas?

If you have an idea for a presentation or service not listed, call (828) 645-3500 and speak with our Fire Marshal Kyle Davis. We are always open to expanding our program offerings.

Related Links:

Buncombe County Emergency Services

Community Connect

National Fire Prevention Week

National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA)

United States Fire Administration (USFA)

Apartment & Condo Fire Safety

Fire safety and preparedness for your home, deck and property

Links for Kids

Fire Safe Kids for Kids

Weaverville Fire Department training.
Weaverville Fire Department training.

Call or Write to Us

Weaverville Fire Department
3 Monticello Road
P.O. Box 338
Weaverville, NC 28787

Phone:   (828) 645-3500