Ebbs Chapel Fire Department was founded in 1984, and services a hundred square miles of north eastern Madison County, North Carolina. E.C.F.D. provides the services of: fire, rescue, medical, hazardous materials, extrication, and wildland. E.C.F.D. services Wolf Air Field and the communities of: Foster Creek, Laurel Valley, Long Branch, Roaring Fork, Smith Creek, Upper Laurel, and Wolf Laurel. E.C.F.D. provides mutual aid to all departments in Madison County, North Carolina, West Yancey Fire Department, of Yancey County, North Carolina, and Southside Fire Department, of Unicoi County, Tennessee.