No hydrants? No problem for DGFD

Unlike municipal fire departments, Deep Gap doesn’t have available fire hydrants that we can pull water from during a fire incident. Rural fire departments, such as Deep Gap, pull water from creeks, ponds, rivers and underground tanks to supply our tankers and engines. Our team trains on this operation routinely....

June recap for DGFD

In June, 2023, Deep Gap Fire responded to 27 total incidents! This included multiple motor vehicle accidents, medical emergencies and weather related calls. Throughout this summer, our station will continue to be staffed Monday-Friday 8am-6pm to insure fast response times to our community. In the coming months, our department has...

Upcoming 2023 Community Meeting

Mark your calendars! Deep Gap Fire Department will hold a Community Meeting for all Property Owners in the Deep Gap Fire District of Watauga and Ashe Counties on Tuesday, July 11th  at 7 p.m. at out fire station. Come hear updates from our Chief and Bored of Directors and check...

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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

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