Fire personnel rooftop exercise
Fire students hose on ground spraying up
Group of fire personnel smiling in front of firetruck
firetruck with hose spraying up high into trees
Fire students move ladder firetruck

Sponsors and Special Thanks

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Sponsors of the
WNC Fire and Rescue College

  Special Thanks


Sponsored by

Blue Ridge Community College
Henderson County Fire and Rescue Association
Transylvania County Fire Chiefs Association
Henderson County Fire and Rescue Departments
Transylvania County Fire and Rescue Departments
Western North Carolina Association of Rescue Squads and Rescue Providers


Special Thanks

Special thanks to the following for their contribution to the Western North Carolina Fire and Rescue College:

North Carolina Association of Rescue Squad and EMS, Inc.
North Carolina Department of Insurance, Office of the State Fire Marshal


 Balsam Grove Fire Department
Chief Burt Hogsed

Bat Cave Fire and Rescue
Chief Richard Barnwell

Blue Ridge Fire and Rescue
Chief Will Sheehan

Brevard Fire Department
Chief Robert ‘Bobby’ Cooper

Cedar Mountain Fire Rescue
Chief Davie Summey

Connestee Fire and Rescue
Chief Chase Owen

Dana Fire and Rescue
Chief Jimmy Womack

Edneyville Fire and Rescue
Chief Robert Griffin

Etowah-Horseshoe Fire and Rescue
Chief Michael Huggins

Fletcher Fire and Rescue
Chief Greg Garland

Gerton Fire and Rescue
Chief Robert “Jay” Alley

Green River Fire and Rescue
Chief Dustin Nicholson

Henderson County EMS
Manager Mike Barnett


Henderson County Rescue Squad
Chief Toby Linville

Hendersonville Fire Department
Chief Joe Vindigni

Lake Toxaway Fire Rescue
Chief Carmon West

Little River Fire Department
Chief Jason Merrill

Mills River Fire and Rescue
Chief Rick Livingston

Mountain Home Fire and Rescue
Chief Mahlon Hudgins

North Transylvania Fire Department
Chief Dylan Morris

Rosman Fire Rescue
Chief Richard Lanning

Saluda Fire and Rescue
Chief Shane Hamilton

Transylvania County EMS
Interim Director Kimberly Bailey

Transylvania County Rescue Squad
Chief Dale Whitlock

Valley Hill Fire and Rescue
Chief Tim Garren

Wolf Tree Aviation LLC
Chief Pilot Bob Twomey

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Previous Vendors

Anchor-Richey EVS

Assurance Arms

Awesome Screen Printing

Axe and Awl Leatherworks

Captain Jeff

Carolina Emergency Lighting Equipment

Carolina Fire Services, Inc.

Coastal Fire Equipment

East Coast Fire Apparatus

Fire Engine Collectibles

Fisher Sportswear

Hill’s Emergency Light Sales

Kimball Communications

LAS First Response

L&A Emergency Equipment Inc.

Life’s A Stitch

Municipal Emergency Services, Inc.

My Angel Tool, LLC.

Newton’s Fire and Safety Equipment

North American Rescue

Mountain Tek Rescue Equipment

Radio Communications Company

Rhinehart Fire Services

Southeastern Emergency Equipment

Stevens Fire Equipment

Tarheel Emergency Sales

Vest Sales Service, Inc.

Verizon Wireless

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