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.

  • 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

  • New Hanover County Fire Rescue would like to wish everyone a very safe and happy July Fourth! #NHCFR

    New Hanover County Fire Rescue would like to wish everyone a very safe and happy July Fourth! #NHCFR

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    July 04

  • Engine cut-off devices take seconds to attach and quickly stop boat propellers. #wearit #safeboating #NHCFR

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    July 03

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