The NWFD performs regular fire inspections for new businesses in town limits. Please contact them at the number listed, to schedule an inspection. 


In North Wilkesboro we have one fire station staffed by three full-time engineers, working 24 hour shifts, and 24 volunteer fire fighters.

Presently, the Fire Department handles over 700 calls per year, which includes basic life support and fire response.



The Fire Department is equipped with:

  • 1 Aerial Truck
  • 1 Quick Response Personnel Truck
  • 2 All Terrain Vehicle Units
  • 3 Pumper Trucks

Insurance Service Office Rating

The Town of North Wilkesboro's Insurance Service Office (ISO) rating is 4.

Fire Department Website

Access the North Wilkesboro Fire Department official website.