Fire, Rescue & Emergency Management
Are you a firefighter who needs training, or are you interested in becoming a firefighter? Our fire training division offers fire and rescue training classes at fire departments in New Hanover and Pender counties. Classes to provide NC Fire and Rescue Certifications (through the NC Fire & Rescue Commission), courses for re-certifications, and courses in the latest technology are offered locally on a regular basis.
New Hanover County
April 22 – 26, 2015
First Responders Academy
Next Academy will begin January 20, 2015
This academy is a comprehensive program which includes Firefighting I & II, Haz-Mat,Technical Rescuer, Emergency Vehicle Driving, Rapid Intervention and other vital information necessary for future firefighters. This program prepares the cadet for a career in firefighting. More information is available at the links below.
- Application Form
- Academy Brochure 2015
- 2015 Academy Schedule
- Physical Information
- Information Sheet
- Sponsorship Form
For any additional information about the Academy, please contact Amy Rutherford at (910) 362-7770 or e-mail email@example.com
North Carolina Fire Prevention School
The Fifty-Sixth Annual North Carolina Fire Prevention School will be held March 23 – March 27, 2015 at the National
Guard Training Center at Fort Fisher, Kure Beach (south of Wilmington). The Fire Prevention School is sponsored by
the NC Association of Fire Chiefs, NC Fire Marshals’ Associations, and Cape Fear Community College. The school
registration will begin on Monday, March 23, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. and the school will conclude at noon Friday, March
Below is a list of hotels that have set up a reservation link for firefighters attending the fire college. Some of them have deadlines for the special rates, so be sure to reserve your room early.
- Best Western Plus University Inn - Market St.
- Comfort Inn University – College Rd.
- Courtyard by Marriott at Wrightsville Beach
- Days Inn - Market St.
- Hampton Inn – Eastwood Rd.
- Hilton Garden Inn Wilmington – Mayfair Town Center
- Holiday Inn Express – University Center – Van Campen Blvd.
- Holiday Inn – Market St.
- Jameson Inn – Dunlea Ct.
- Towne Place Suites – Eastwood Rd.
- Wingate – Market St.
Fire/Rescue Training Staff
|Director, Fire Training Rescue||Rebecca F Porterfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Fire School Coordinator||Alex B. Stanlandemail@example.com|
|Fire Training Secretary||Pamela J. Brittfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Safety Training Center Facilitator||Theodore R. Brownemail@example.com|
|Safety Training Center Facilitator||Michael E. Whitwamfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Pt Fire Training Secretary||Amy H. Rutherfordemail@example.com|
|Pt Fire Training Secretary||Crystal B. Martinfirstname.lastname@example.org|