FIRE SAFETY FAQS

Answers To Your Questions

 

I CANNOT FIGHT FIRE, BUT I WANT TO HELP MY COMMUNITY, WHAT CAN I DO?

There are jobs for literally any age and ability,  We have a junior firefighter program for 13-18 year olds and we also have members who are active into their 80s.  We need assistance with clerical issues such as data entry and filing.  We also need people who may have an education background who may have an interest in assisting with our junior firefighter program.  If you are an IT pro, we can use assistance to maintain our website and social media presence.  If you have the desire, we can find you a job

I’D LIKE TO VOLUNTEER - WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?

You can call the main station at 828-644-9032 or email Chief McNabb at chief@hiwasseedamfire.com.  You can also sign up through https://volunteerfirenc.org/ways-to-help/ or https://vws-northcarolina.firevms.com/interest.cfm

WHERE IS THE CLOSEST FIRE STATION LOCATED?

Our stations are located at the following locations:  7815 Highway 294, 150 Wehutty Road, 4750 Hiwassee Dam Access Road and coming soon to the 9000 block of Hiwassee Dam Access Road.  All training is held the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Mondays of each month at the station located at 7815 Hwy 294