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.

  • A short slideshow from our May 24, 2017 awards banquet.

    A short slideshow from our May 24, 2017 awards banquet. <video class="embedded_ikfb_video" width="100%" height="100%" preload="auto" controls="1" muted="1" src="https://video.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t42.1790-2/19350365_1898578077081756_3658405395581370368_n.mp4?efg=eyJybHIiOjMwMCwicmxhIjo2NzEsInZlbmNvZGVfdGFnIjoic3ZlX3NkIn0%3D&amp;rl=300&amp;vabr=165&amp;oh=57e342bc0ffe9d833252ac9371716859&amp;oe=5952CF38"></video>

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    June 22

  • Working smoke alarms save lives, cutting the risk of dying in a home fire in half. Smoke alarms should be installed and maintained in every home. If you need assistance with your smoke alarms please call 910-798-7336.

    Working smoke alarms save lives, cutting the risk of dying in a home fire in half. Smoke alarms should be installed and maintained in every home. If you need assistance with your smoke alarms please call 910-798-7336.

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    June 19

  • Keep your children safe in and around the pool this summer! #NHCFR #SafeKids #PoolSafety

    Headed to the pool? Here are the top 5 things you can do to protect your kids in and around a pool.

    Headed to the pool? Here are the top 5 things you can do to protect your kids in and around a pool.

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    June 13

  • On June 14th New Hanover County Fire Rescue and Safe Kids Cape Fear will be hosting a Free Car Seat Check. The event will be held at Myrtle Grove Station 18 (5636 Carolina Beach Rd.) from 10am-12pm.

    On June 14th New Hanover County Fire Rescue and Safe Kids  Cape Fear will be hosting a Free Car Seat Check. The event will be held at Myrtle Grove Station 18 (5636 Carolina Beach Rd.) from 10am-12pm.

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    June 09

  • Educating Cape Fear Academy PreK-First Grade Summer Campers on the importance of listening for the beep. Having working smoke alarms could save you and your love ones lives. They learned 3 important messages: 1. A smoke alarm goes BEEP, BEEP, BEEP! 2. Get low and go to your exit! 3. Get outside, stay outside, and never stop for anything! #NHCFR #Station18 #SmokeAlarmSafety #BeSafe

    Educating Cape Fear Academy PreK-First Grade Summer Campers on the importance of listening for the beep. Having working smoke alarms could save you and your love ones lives. They learned 3 important messages:
1. A smoke alarm goes BEEP, BEEP, BEEP!
2. Get low and go to your exit!
3. Get outside, stay outside, and never stop for anything!
#NHCFR #Station18 #SmokeAlarmSafety #BeSafe

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    June 08

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