We provide fire protection and medical first response to parts of Watauga & Ashe Counties. With one full-time firefighter, 25+ dedicated volunteers, and 9 apparatus, we invite you to join our family. More

Our volunteers come from many different backgrounds and jobs including business owners, pastors, college students, salesman, mechanics, fulltime firefighters in neighboring departments, and police officers. More

Bobby Arnette

Chief of Department

Steve Idol


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Carbon Monoxide Activation at Patton Ridge Community

Engine 2301 and two personnel responded.

Engine 2302 Had Unique 22-Foot Command Tower

This truck was bought by Deep Gap FD after serving time with our neighbors at Boone Fire and was one of only a handful in the state.

DGFD Assists with Establishing Helicopter Landing Zone at Station

Deep Gap Fire was proud to assist Ashe Medics, Inc. and Ashe County Communications last night.

FF/EMT Chris Maher Selected Police Officer of the Year for City of Lenoir

While off shift from Lenoir PD, Chris dedicates many hours to serving the Deep Gap community. FF Maher has been with us for the past few years, and it is very easy to see why he has received this award.

Throwback Thursday: Engine 2305 Served in Early 2000s

This week, someone notified us that the apparatus was now located in GA and still had our "famous" Yosemite Sam logos on it!

Vehicle Fire on US Highway 421 South near Stoney Fork Rd.

Engine 2302 and personnel responded.

Engine 2301

Primary Engine

Engine 2302

2nd-out engine

Community Center Rental

Rent out our community center for various events such as club meetings, wedding reception, and family get togethers.

Public Events Calendar

Upcoming events at Deep Gap Fire Department. We look forward to seeing you!