Open burning is currently banned in Buncombe County. Food preparation and cooking fires, as well as outdoor recreational fires, are not included in this ban. 

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The Leicester Fire Department provides around-the-clock fire and medical services to citizens in parts of Buncombe, Madison, and Haywood counties in North Carolina.

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We are committed to saving lives and property of the citizens and visitors of our community through fire protection, suppression, emergency medical services, rescue, fire prevention, and life safety programs.


Station 1
Main Station

1563 Alexander Road
Leicester, NC 28748

Station 2
Sandymush Station

15 School Road
Leicester, NC 28748

Station 3
Newfound Station

1075 Newfound Road
Leicester, NC 28748