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 Firefighters Association

Public Safety College

April 24-28, 2019

The brochure will be available here soon!

 The deadline for registering for the New Hanover County Firefighters Association Public Safety College is April 8, 2019. Call 910-362-7799 for more information. 

Below is a list of hotels that have set up a reservation link for firefighters attending the public safety college.  Some of them have deadlines for the special rates, so be sure to reserve your room early.

Comfort Inn University – College Rd.

Days Inn – Market St.

Hampton Inn – Eastwood Rd.

Holiday Inn Express – University Center – Van Campen Blvd.

Holiday Inn – Market St.

Jameson Inn – Dunlea Ct.

Wingate – Market St.

Fire/Rescue Training Staff

Public Safety Director Chris Nelson (910) 362-7180
Fire/Rescue Coordinator Norman Hinkle (910) 362-7711
PT Public Safety College Coordinator Alex Stanland (910) 362-7713
Safety Training Center Facilitator Robert Burton (910) 362-7714
Public Safety  Lead Technician Pam Britt (910) 362-7512
Fire/Rescue Technician  Amy Rutherford (910) 362-7799
Academy Coordinator Chris Stenerson (910) 362-7642

The Safety Training Center has a beautiful large display board where we are placing patches from the various departments who have come to train here at CFCC.

We would love to include your patch in our Parade of Honor! Please bring a patch the next time you attend our classes and we will proudly display it.


Training Schedule

Related Links

Fire Alarm Systems Training

For more information on fire/rescue training opportunities call (910) 362-7799.

Public Safety College Schedule 2018-2019

Pender – January (9)11-13, 2019

Fire Prevention – March 18-22, 2019

New Hanover – April (24)26-28, 2019

Eastern – October (9)11-13, 2019 (subject to change)

Emergency Management Courses

Vital Information for Emergency Management

Instructor and Fire Department files


Standard Operating Guidelines

Schedule Form with form fill-in

Safety Training Center Rehabilitation Standard Operating Guidelines

CFCC Safety Training Center Rehab Cart

CFCC Rehab Documentation Form

Daily Mileage Log