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 190,000, 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.
New Hanover County is committed to providing equitable opportunities and exceptional public services through good governance to ensure a safe, healthy, secure and thriving community for all.
A vibrant, prosperous, diverse coastal community committed to building a sustainable future for future generations.
PROFESSIONALISM • EQUITY • INTEGRITY • INNOVATION • STEWARDSHIP • ACCOUNTABILITY