Banner Elk Volunteer Fire Rescue received a very generous grant of $31,000 from High Country Charitable Foundation today for the purchase of some much-needed equipment to keep our firefighters safe and effective in protecting property and lives. The grant will fund the acquisition of two 3M Scott SCBA Air-Paks and… Read more "BE Fire Rescue Receives $31,000 Grant from HCCF"
Saturday, September 10, 2022Never forget! Join us in our annual 9/11 Memorial Run (8:43 AM) & Station Open House (11 AM-1 PM). It’s time for us to remember those we lost in the World Trade Center terrorist attack in 2001. Plus, it’s a time to thank our current day heroes… Read more "9/11 Memorial Run & Open House"
UPDATE: The inaugural Banner Elk Firehouse Fundraiser featuring the storytelling musical Always Nina raised $8,181 for Banner Elk Volunteer Fire Rescue during the three shows. The total surpassed the $5,000 goal and enables the department to quickly purchase a much-needed rescue litter and a double clutch twin tension rope system… Read more "Firehouse Fundraiser 2022: Aug 25-27"
The annual Banner Elk Pie Auction was a sweet success on Saturday, June 18, at the Banner Elk Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station One. More than 50 homemade pies, cakes and other sweet creations were baked and sold by the women of the Banner Elk Fire Department Auxiliary. According to… Read more "Pie Auction is a Sweet Success"
North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey announce that the Banner Elk Fire District completed their inspection and received the ISO (Insurance Services Office) Class 5/5 (city/rural) Rating. According to Banner Elk Volunteer Fire Department Chief Tyler Burr, the district has had the lower rating of Class… Read more "Banner Elk Fire District Higher Rating Means Lower Home Insurance"