Welcome to New Hanover County Fire Rescue

New Hanover County Fire Rescue (NHCFR) is a government based fire department for New Hanover County, located on the southeastern coast of North Carolina. The county has a year round population of over 220,000, which increases substantially during the summer months. NHCFR is a combination department consisting of full time, part time, and volunteer staff. New Hanover County provides fire protection services to the unincorporated areas of New Hanover County. NHCFR responds to an average of over 5500 emergency calls per year which consists of emergency medical, fire suppression, technical rescue, and hazardous materials.

  • #DYK that Joseph R. Winters' ladder replaced the wooden ladder with a metal frame and parallel steps on horse-drawn wagons #TheMoreYouKnow #BlackHistoryMonth #NHCFR

    #DYK that Joseph R. Winters' ladder replaced the wooden ladder with a metal frame and parallel steps on horse-drawn wagons #TheMoreYouKnow #BlackHistoryMonth #NHCFR

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    February 24

  • The Fire fighting hose is so commonly used that we might overlook it's importance. The significance of a fire hose is indispensable, it guarantees high protection against fire. A Fire hose is a capable of carrying a large amount of water or other fire extinguishers like foam. Fire hoses also safeguards firemen who endanger their lives to save ours. It is a major requisite for fighting major fires and our guys at the #MyrtleGroveStation #FederalPointStation #CastleHayneStation #MurrayvilleStation are doing Hose drills (T-18, E-18, E-19, E-13 and Truck 17 C-shift) #TrainingItswhatwedo

    The Fire fighting hose is so commonly used that we might overlook it's importance. The significance of a fire hose is indispensable, it guarantees high protection against fire. A Fire hose is a capable of carrying a large amount of water or other fire extinguishers like foam. Fire hoses also safeguards firemen who endanger their lives to save ours. It is a major requisite for fighting major fires and our guys at the #MyrtleGroveStation #FederalPointStation #CastleHayneStation #MurrayvilleStation are doing Hose drills (T-18, E-18, E-19, E-13 and Truck 17  C-shift) #TrainingItswhatwedo

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    February 24

  • Firefighter/Apparatus Operator #KevinGore needs our help. We are asking the community, if they so choose, to make donations in the form of gift cards to area stores. The families home is insured so their belongings will eventually be restored. However in the meantime we want to make sure that we are providing for them. We are asking for gift cards so the family can get what they specifically have a need for. Any donations can be dropped off at Winnabow Fire Department at 161 Governors Road Winnabow 28479; New Hanover County Fire Rescue at 230 Government Center Dr Suite 130…

    In an effort to keep the community informed. Leland Fire, along with Winnabow and Navassa Fire Departments, responded to the home of a Winnabow and New Hanover County Firefighter. The family lives in Leland. The home has sustained significant damage and the family will be working to find a place to…

    In an effort to keep the community informed. Leland Fire, along with Winnabow and Navassa Fire Departments, responded to the home of a Winnabow and New Hanover County Firefighter. The family lives in Leland. The home has sustained significant damage and the family will be working to find a place to…

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    February 23

  • Children of Fallen Heroes Golf Invitational at Porters Neck Plantation Country Club on Monday May 22nd, 2017. 100% of the profits will go to surviving spouses and children of Fire, Police, EMT and Military fallen heroes. The funds will also stay in the Wilmington, NC area. #NHCFR

    Children of Fallen Heroes Golf Invitational at Porters Neck Plantation Country Club on Monday May 22nd, 2017. 100% of the profits will go to surviving spouses and children of Fire, Police, EMT and Military fallen heroes. The funds will also stay in the Wilmington, NC area. #NHCFR

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    February 22

  • TRAINING, IT'S WHAT WE DO! STATION 19 #FEDERALPOINT #NHCFR

    TRAINING, IT'S WHAT WE DO! STATION 19 #FEDERALPOINT #NHCFR

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    February 21

Fire Services: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 130 β€’ Wilmington, NC 28403 β€’ Phone 910-798-7420 β€’ Fax 910-798-7052