Fire Service Academy


BFIT  Academy

Buncombe County Emergency Services Training Facility. 20 Canoe Lane, Asheville, NC 28804

The BFIT Academy will start on March 10, 2013 and complete approximately on May 23, 2014.

Sign-ups For Fire Academy

Applicants may contact the office at (828) 398-7355 to request to be placed on our contact list for the next academy.  Application packets will be mailed out starting the week of October 21, 2013.


for turning in applications

Application deadlines are as follows:

We are currently building our contact list for the next academy. Contact this office for more Information!

Completed Application Packets  Must be turned in at the time of the PT Test

Asheville Middle School track South French Broad Ave.

Agility  Testing (Following Application reviews)

Asheville Middle School, Track

South French Broad Ave.

The Physical Agility test will be held at the track located behind Asheville Middle School on South French Broad Ave. Dates are November 26, 2013 at 5:00 pm, December 7, 2013 at 9:00 am, December 12, 2013 at 5:00 pm, and January 11, 2014 at 9:00 am. Students can select one of the above dates to participate in the agilitytesting.

Notice of Acceptance  


Contact Information:

Phone Number: (828) 398-7139

Tommy Brooks or

John Witherspoon  


Office Hours for Assistance

The Fire Service Office at A-B Tech is open 5days a week. Office hours are usually from 8:00- 5:00. The best way to contact us is with e-mail listed above or call (828) 398-7139. We will make every effort to respond within 48 hrs. You can also contact John Witherspoon at Ext. 7844 for fire service questions.

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