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.

  • Joint Chief's meeting..working and planning with our partners! WilmingtonFD @CarolinaBeachNC @KureBeachNC @WrightsvilleNC @nhrmc @NewHanoverEM

    Joint Chief's meeting..working and planning with our partners! WilmingtonFD @CarolinaBeachNC @KureBeachNC @WrightsvilleNC @nhrmc  @NewHanoverEM

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    19 hours ago

  • As winter weather continues please remember these portable heater safety tips. #NHCFR #StaySafe

    As winter weather continues please remember these portable heater safety tips. #NHCFR #StaySafe

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    December 10

  • New Hanover County Fire Rescue (NHCFR) is currently accepting applications for a limited number of sponsorship opportunities for candidates interested in a career in firefighting to attend the First Responder Academy offered at Cape Fear Community College (CFCC). This academy which runs twice each each year is a comprehensive program which includes Firefighting I & II Certifications, Hazardous-Materials Certification, Basic Emergency Medical Technician Certification, Emergency Vehicle Driving Certification, Mayday/Safety Survival skills and other vital information necessary for future firefighters. This program, which requires a sponsorship to attend, prepares the student for a career in firefighting. To be eligible for sponsorship…

    The Cape Fear Community College First Responder Academy provides important training for future firefighters in New Hanover and Pender Counties.

    The Cape Fear Community College First Responder Academy provides important training for future firefighters in New Hanover and Pender Counties.

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    December 06

  • Don't forget to join NHC Fire Rescue πŸš’ Safe Kids Cape Fear WilmingtonFD today in the Target parking lot to make sure your child's car seat is properly installed.

    Don't forget to join NHC Fire Rescue πŸš’  Safe Kids Cape Fear WilmingtonFD today in the Target parking lot to make sure your child's car seat is properly installed.

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    December 06

  • #StaySafe this season! #NHCFR

    #StaySafe this season! #NHCFR

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    December 06

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