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Fire Marshal

The Buncombe County Fire Marshal's office is located in the Emergency Operations Center at 164 Erwin Hills Road in Asheville. The Fire Marshal's Office is responsible for the enforcement of the fire code and minimum housing code for Buncombe County.

In addition, the Fire Marshal's office makes regular inspections of businesses, investigates fires, and conducts fire prevention programs throughout the year on an as-requested basis.

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Emergency Services - Fire Marshal


Jerry Leatherwood
Deputy Fire Marshal
P: (828) 250-6620

Kevin Tipton
Assistant Fire Marshal

Emergency Services
164 Erwin Hills Road
Asheville, NC 28806

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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