Dana Fire & Rescue Department 2001 Dana Rd Hendersonville, NC 28792 Business: (828)685-3494 Fax: (828)685-3497 Emergency: 911

Brush Fire Team

Dana Fire & Rescue has members of the department that have training in Wildland Fire Suppression. These members form our brush fire team. When the need arises inside and outside of the Dana Fire District this team fill’s those needs.

Child Safety Seat Inspection

This service is provided 5 days of the week at our fire station located at 2001 Dana Rd.Parents and caregivers are encouraged to stop by the station Monday – Friday between 8:00am – 5:00pm and a technician can check the seat for correct installation. Our technicians are certified in Child Passenger Safety and educate parents and caregivers on vehicle belt systems, different car seats and recommendations for children riding in car seats.

CPR Classes

Dana Fire & Rescue offers Infant, Child, Adult CPR and AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) classes. The minimum is 10 students to have a class. The class covers to recognize and care for respiratory or cardiac emergencies in Infants, Children and Adults.

Fire Extinguisher Classes

This class cover’s the basic use and selecting fire extinguishers for small fires in the home or workplace. There is classroom and hands on skills in this class. Students will be required to extinguish a controlled fire using a portable extinguisher. At the end of the class students will receive a certificate of completion of the class.

Elementary School Fire Prevention

October is fire prevention month. We provide education on fire prevention to Elementary School children. The Fire Prevention Officer chooses topics each year to educate the children on. The morning session is a question, answer session with all the grades. Firefighters show the children different tools Firefighters use to do their jobs. Also a Firefighter will put on turn out gear with an air pack to show the children what a Fireman looks and sounds like. We follow up with the smoke house trailer for K – 2nd grade. The smoke house trailer uses simulated smoke, with the supervision of the Firefighters kids learn how to exit safely and quickly in a controlled smoke atmosphere. We also have various types of hands on with the Firefighters for 3rd – 5th grade.

Pre Fire Plans

Dana Fire & Rescue does pre fire plans on commercial buildings in our fire district to obtain knowledge and information of special hazards within the building. Dana Fire & Rescue personnel schedule to meet with the owner and/or occupant to do a walk thru of the facility, to become familiar with the building and grounds and for any questions they may have of the facility. These are not fire inspections. Fire inspections are done by the Henderson County Fire Marshal’s Office.

Wildland Fires – Protecting Your Home

This program covers any concerns a homeowner may have with in the event of a wildland fire. Dana Fire & Rescue gives the homeowner tips and information that can be done before a fire strikes around their home and the Firefighters role during a Wildland Fire. If requested, Dana Fire & Rescue will send out personnel to help the homeowner with a site survey on what recommendations that the department may have.

Swift Water Rescue

Dana Fire & Rescue has members that are trained in water rescue from swift water to calm water. This team is used by other agencies in need of specialized swift water rescues and water rescues.

Station Tours

Dana Fire & Rescue offers station tours to kids and adults. To show our day to day operation and our equipment. If you would like a tour of our station, call to have one scheduled.

Standbys

Dana Fire & Rescue provides medical and fire standbys for different events that occur in our district.



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