The mission of the Triple Community Fire Department is to provide those within the Triple Community Fire District the highest level of protection possible during natural and man-made emergencies. This will be accomplished through fire protection, emergency medical care, fire prevention, and public education.
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Triple Community Fire Department is a Class 5/9E combination department located in the central part of Burke County, in the Foothills of Western North Carolina. We currently operate out of a single station housing a total of seven apparatus and a command/utility vehicle. Our agency has a seven-member Board of Directors, currently 34 members consisting of, 15 Firefighter / Medical personnel, 10 Firefighter's and 9 junior firefighter members. We provide the highest quality of fire suppression and emergency medical care at the EMT-Basic level. Our protection district is suburban-rural with a population of 9,393+ and covering 18.6 square miles. Aside the many residential property we protect, our district has numerous churches and various businesses. We host several training courses annually and promote fire and life safety education/prevention throughout the communities and schools within our protection district. Our department strives to maintain the highest quality standards and to provide the best services we can offer to our citizens and neighboring mutual aid departments. Our average response consist of 800+ calls per year.