The City of Brevard Fire Department provides fire and medical emergency response within the City of Brevard and Sylvan Valley fire districts, as well as fire prevention public outreach.


The Brevard Fire Department is staffed by 40 personnel, consisting of 30 firefighters, 10 fire officers and our chaplain. These men and women work 24 hours a day, 365 days a year protecting their community.


The department is trained and equipped to handle residential, commercial, industrial, transportation and wild land / urban interface fires. The department is also trained to the North Carolina Hazardous Material Operations level and handles incidents to this level.

All Brevard Firefighters are trained in CPR and first-aid, with many of the firefighters at the North Carolina Emergency Medical Technician level or higher. The department cares for patients in need and assists Transylvania County EMS.