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New Hanover County to conduct public safety exercise at Government Center building

Posted October 16, 2017 at 12:56 pm     Category: County ManagerFire ServicesNews ReleaseSheriff

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On Thursday, October 19, approximately 6-11 p.m., New Hanover County will hold a large-scale simulation and active shooter exercise at the Government Center, located at … Read More »

Ogden Fire Station Groundbreaking

Posted July 26, 2017 at 9:20 am     Category: Fire ServicesNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue will be breaking ground on a new fire station to replace Station 16 in Ogden. The groundbreaking ceremony will take … Read More »

NHC Fire Rescue moving to temporary location while new station is built

Posted July 18, 2017 at 4:56 pm     Category: Fire ServicesNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue moved equipment and staff from its Ogden station, located at 7375 Market Street in Wilmington, to a temporary location today. … Read More »

New Hanover County Debris Removal Complete, Burn Ban Lifted

Posted November 30, 2016 at 9:14 am     Category: Environmental ManagementFire ServicesNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s debris removal was completed on Saturday, November 26 after collecting 88,180 cubic yards of vegetative debris. During debris collection, New Hanover County … Read More »

New Hanover County Fire Rescue Increases Fire Safety Awareness

Posted October 17, 2016 at 2:53 pm     Category: Fire ServicesNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The community is invited to New Hanover County Fire Department Day at the ACCESS of Wilmington’s Miracle Field on Saturday, October 29, from 10 a.m.-2 … Read More »

New Hanover County: Important Hurricane Matthew Updates

Posted October 11, 2016 at 11:57 am     Category: Emergency Management and 911Environmental ManagementFire ServicesNews Release

Burn Ban Remains in Effect Storm debris should not be burned due to the increased risk for personal injury and property damage. An outdoor burning ban is currently in place … Read More »

Media Advisory: New Hanover County Fire Rescue Dedicates New Fire Truck

Posted September 13, 2016 at 10:00 am     Category: Fire ServicesNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue invites the media and the public to attend the dedication of Fire Engine 16, the department’s newest fire truck on … Read More »

Ten County Programs Receive National Recognition

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Ten innovative programs in New Hanover County were recognized this week by the National Association of Counties (NACo) through the Achievement Awards Program. The awards … Read More »

Fire Sprinklers Save Lives and Reduce Damage

Posted June 2, 2016 at 11:52 am     Category: Fire ServicesNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue will be promoting fire and life safety throughout the upcoming summer months. Their topic this week is the benefit of … Read More »

New Hanover County Fire Rescue partners with Pender County for improved Property Protection Class rating

Posted April 13, 2016 at 9:23 am     Category: Fire ServicesNews Release

  NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In December 2015, New Hanover County’s Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution authorizing Pender EMS and Fire to provide coverage to the Island Creek … Read More »

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