P.G. Volunteer Fire Dept. Inc.
Serving the Pleasant Gardens community of Marion N.C. located
on Highway 70 West. The P.G. Volunteer Fire Department,
Inc. is an all-volunteer fire department that serves a community
of approximately 4800 covering about 55 square miles. We
have 29 members on the 2006/2007 roster. Our primary service
area is rural. Our department responds to approximately
250 calls a year with the majority of calls involving structural
fires, motor vehicle accidents, first responder and mutual
aid to surrounding departments.
Our department maintains a written automatic mutual aid
agreement with three adjoining fire departments for structural
fires and a countywide mutual aid agreement with all eleven
county departments. We also provide service to the North
Carolina and United States Forest Services with equipment
The P.G. Volunteer Fire Department is currently the only
rural fire department in McDowell County that has a Class
5 insurance rating.