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.

  • Training is what we do! #NHCFR #EMSTraining

    Training is what we do! #NHCFR #EMSTraining

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    December 16

  • CPR with New Hanover County Parks and Recreation. Tip: When giving compressions be sure they are fast and steady. You can use the beat to the song Stayin' Alive by the Bee Gees or Row Row Row Your Boat.

    CPR with New Hanover County Parks and Recreation.

Tip: When giving compressions be sure they are fast and steady. You can use the beat to the song Stayin' Alive by the Bee Gees or Row Row Row Your Boat.

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    December 14

  • Fire extinguisher training with Northchase Nursing and Rehabilitation Center #NHCFR Pull the pin Aim low Squeeze the handle Sweep from side to side Tip: Fire extinguishers should be kept in a way to reach locations, near an exit, and away from potential fire hazards.

    Fire extinguisher training with Northchase Nursing and Rehabilitation Center #NHCFR 

Pull the pin
Aim low
Squeeze the handle
Sweep from side to side

Tip: Fire extinguishers should be kept in a way to reach locations, near an exit, and away from potential fire hazards.

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    December 12

  • Fire extinguisher training with Northchase Nursing and Rehabilitation Center #NHCFR Pull the pin Aim low Squeeze the handle Sweep from side to side Tip: Fire extinguishers should be kept in a way to reach locations, near an exit, and away from potential fire hazards.

    Fire extinguisher training with Northchase Nursing and Rehabilitation Center #NHCFR 

Pull the pin
Aim low
Squeeze the handle
Sweep from side to side

Tip: Fire extinguishers should be kept in a way to reach locations, near an exit, and away from potential fire hazards.

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    December 12

  • Many fires happen in winter and we would like for you to be fire smart this season. #NHCFR #NFPA #FireSmart

    Many fires happen in winter and we would like for you to be fire smart this season. #NHCFR #NFPA #FireSmart

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    December 06

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