Dana Fire & Rescue is located in Henderson County (North Carolina) and provides Fire & Rescue protection for approx. 6,000 citizens in a 21 square mile area.
Founded in April 1971 with 33 members, Incorporated in June 1971 as a Non-profit Corporation. Dana Fire & Rescue has experienced many changes in the past several years. Dana Fire & Rescue has had to adapt to providing services such as Search & Rescue, Wild Land Fire Fighting, Rope Rescue, Water Rescue and Extrication of patients of Motor Vehicle Crashes.
Dana Fire & Rescue has 25 members, 1 full time Chief, 3 full time Firemen and 16 part time Firemen who man the station 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
In addition to providing fire protection to the residents of the Dana fire district, We also provide mutual-aid to the other Henderson County Fire Departments, Henderson County Sheriff’s Office and the Henderson County Rescue Squad.
The officer’s board of Dana Fire & Rescue consists of the following positions: Chief, Deputy Chief, Assistant Chief, Safety Officer, 3 Captains, 5 Lieutenants and 9 Board of Directors: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Chief and 4 additional members.
Within our membership we have 27 State Certified Level II Firefighters, and 26 Firefighters who are certified in the Emergency Medical Field. All members receive training to improve their skills in the Fire, Rescue, Medical fields.
Dana Fire & Rescue strives hard to preserve the history of the department and the traditions of firefighting while continuing to plan for the future of the community and the department. The members of Dana Fire & Rescue are proud to serve the residents of the Dana Fire District.