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New Hanover County Fire Rescue recognizes Blake Turner as Fire Officer of the Year

Posted December 1, 2021 at 9:04 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Captain Blake Turner’s work training firefighters with New Hanover County Fire Rescue (NHCFR) has always been to the highest standards, but his efforts outside of that role caught the attention of his … Read More »

Burn ban in effect for unincorporated areas of New Hanover County

Posted November 30, 2021 at 8:56 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In conjunction with a statewide burning ban issued by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture’s Division of Foresty on Monday, New Hanover County Fire Rescue … Read More »

New Hanover County Fire Rescue Launch Fill the Boot Fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy Association

Posted November 8, 2021 at 1:37 pm     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC — New Hanover County Fire Rescue (NHCFR) will continue its long tradition of support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) as they kick off the annual … Read More »

New Hanover County Fire Rescue Dedicates New Fire Engine

Posted September 17, 2021 at 9:10 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue dedicated its newest fire truck, Engine 19, this week in a virtual ceremony. Fire Engine 19 will be stationed at … Read More »

Burning ban lifted for unincorporated areas of New Hanover County

Posted June 2, 2021 at 3:52 pm     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue will lift the burning ban at 5 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 2, based on improved fire weather conditions and guidance … Read More »

Burning ban issued for unincorporated areas of New Hanover County

Posted May 24, 2021 at 11:30 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue has issued a burning ban effective at noon today, Monday, May 24, because of the high heat and drought conditions, … Read More »

New Hanover County Fire Rescue achieves improved fire rating, leading to lower fire insurance rates for residents

Posted May 18, 2021 at 9:38 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue (NHCFR) has received an improved fire response rating – going from a four to a two rating – from the … Read More »

New Hanover County Fire Rescue rededicates 421 North Fire Station after renovations

Posted April 15, 2021 at 2:08 pm     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue (NHCFR) rededicated Fire Station 12, located on US-421 North, today in a ceremony with local officials and fire rescue personnel. … Read More »

North Carolina Task Force 11 to participate in search and rescue exercise

Posted March 11, 2021 at 3:31 pm     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – North Carolina Search and Rescue Task Force 11 (NCTF-11), which is made up of members from New Hanover County Fire Rescue and Wilmington Fire Department, … Read More »

Local Firefighters Work Together to Vaccinate Homebound Residents

Posted February 25, 2021 at 2:58 pm     Category: Fire RescueNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC –The Wilmington Fire Department (WFD) and New Hanover County Fire Rescue (NHCFR) are working with the county’s Health and Human Services’ Public Health Department to implement … Read More »

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