Enka - Candler Fire & Rescue

Located in Buncombe County North Carolina; our district covers 40 square miles with a population of approximately 24,000. 

Our ISO rating is 3/9.

We operate three stations with minimum staffing of 10. There are 11 full-time employees assigned to each of three shifts.

We also have 9 Community Volunteer Firefighters and an Auxiliary who provide their time supporting the needs for our community


There are many services we provide for the citizens and guests within the   Enka - Candler Fire Rescue District including:

Emergency Medical Response at the Advanced EMT Level

Fire Suppression

Technical Rescue

Fire Prevention and Public Education

Child Passenger Seat Installation Education

               Community CPR Classes    

              The opportunity to be involved and learn new skills as a Volunteer Firefighter   

      Adopt -a- Highway    


Would you like to be a volunteer?

To become a volunteer firefighter you must be 18 years of age and live within one (1) mile of our district boundary. 

Applications can be found under File Library.





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