Fire Department

Welcome to the Hendersonville Fire Department



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


These values are intended to guide our efforts and should be obvious in every action and delivery of service. Below are the core value statements derived from the value words that we as an organization chose as the guiding principles for our members.


Honor is the value of personal and professional accountability displayed through integrity, honesty and ethical behavior. We recognize the privilege of serving, and strive to treat everyone with dignity and respect.


Our core value of professionalism defines who we are. We believe our chosen career is an upstanding and sound service to the community we serve. We take our role seriously and do all that we can to be a positive model for future generations.


We respect and honor the traditions of our organization, community and profession.


We value dedication as a positive driving force to successfully utilize our skills, knowledge, and capabilities to work through any challenge, adversity, or other barrier to meet the community's needs and the needs of our organization and its members.


We value teamwork as we encourage and embrace each member's capabilities to enhance our collective performance as a whole. Teamwork and shared leadership are fundamental to our organization and we will actively promote collaboration and cohesiveness among our team members.


Contact Information

Fire Station Administration & Inspections
632 Sugarloaf Rd
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Phone: 828-697-3024

Emergency: 911

D. James Miller
Fire Chief

Justin Ward
Deputy Fire Chief- Administration 

C. Ted Williams
Deputy Fire Chief- Operations   

Nathan Young
Fire Marshal    

fire ladder

Fire Dept Strategic Plan 2023