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.

  • Congratulations to @NHCFR Chief Hall for being named the President of the @NCAFCChiefs! He has done so much for New Hanover County & our fire services, and we are proud that he will be representing our community in this new leadership role. Learn more: bit.ly/ChiefHall http://pbs.twimg.com/media/EDJ__rHXUAILSHD.jpg

    NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC โ€“ New Hanover County Fire Rescue Chief Donnie Hall was sworn in as the President of the North Carolina Association of Fire Chiefs (NCAFC) on Saturday, ... Read More ยป

    NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC โ€“ New Hanover County Fire Rescue Chief Donnie Hall was sworn in as the President of the North Carolina Association of Fire Chiefs (NCAFC) on Saturday, ... Read More ยป

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    August 29

  • Scouts learning about fire safety, first aid, emergency preparedness, cooking, and many other skills @NHCFR #PublicSafteyMeritBadgeCollege2019 @NewHanoverEM

    Scouts learning about fire safety, first aid, emergency preparedness, cooking, and many other skills @NHCFR #PublicSafteyMeritBadgeCollege2019  @NewHanoverEM

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    August 17

  • Come join New Hanover County Fire Rescue today for Firefighter Storytime at the Main Library! #NHCFR #NHCPL

    Come join New Hanover County Fire Rescue today for Firefighter Storytime at the Main Library! #NHCFR #NHCPL

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    July 09

  • Come join New Hanover County Fire Rescue next week for Firefighter Storytime at the Main Library Tuesday, July 9th! #NHCFR #NHCPL

    Come join New Hanover County Fire Rescue next week for Firefighter Storytime at the Main Library Tuesday, July 9th! #NHCFR #NHCPL

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    July 05

  • Did you know that the tip of a sparkler burns at a temperature of more than 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit, which is hot enough to cause third-degree burns?

    Did you know that the tip of a sparkler burns at a temperature of more than 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit, which is hot enough to cause third-degree burns?

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    July 04

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