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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 »

New Hanover County Fire Rescue to Conduct Live Fire Training in Monkey Junction on Feb. 22

Posted February 18, 2021 at 9:58 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue (NHCFR) will conduct a live fire training at 615 Piner Road in the Monkey Junction area on Monday, February 22, … Read More »

New Hanover County Fire Rescue selected to participate in second phase of national community risk reduction pilot program

Posted January 22, 2021 at 8:47 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue (NHCFR) has been selected among 250 fire departments nationwide to participate in the second phase of the National Fire Protection … Read More »

New Hanover County Fire Rescue to conduct hydrant testing November 9-20

Posted November 5, 2020 at 10:46 am     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue will be performing fire hydrant flow testing in the unincorporated areas of southern New Hanover County between November 9 and … Read More »

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