Fire Rescue

The Fire Rescue Division is comprised of Emergency Responders, a Fire Marshal and is overseen by a Fire Rescue Division Chief. We assist Volunteer Fire and Rescue agencies across the county with supplemental staffing during the hours of 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Administrative staff is available at the Onslow County Emergency Operations Center from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

You may view this map for information regarding Fire Protection Insurance Ratings.

Are You Looking to Get a Fire Inspection Completed?



Onslow County provides fire inspections as mandated by the North Carolina Fire Code. These inspections are handled by the Onslow County Planning and Development Department for all of the unincorporated areas of the county and the Town of Richlands. To best facilitate your fire code inspection questions please visit the following link to the Planning and Development - Fire Inspection section: I Need a Fire Inspection

Interested in Becoming a Volunteer?



It is the intent of Onlow County Emergency Services to assist fire and rescue departments across Onslow County fill the ever challenging need of recruiting and retaining Volunteer Firefighters and Rescue Technicians. Regardless of experience we have a place for you! 

Visit the Volunteer Onslow site and register your interest so we can help you connect with the agency nearest you:
IF YOU ARE LIVING ON A MILITARY BASE, CURRENTLY THERE ARE A LIMITED NUMBER OF FIRE DEPARTMENTS THAT ALLOW ON BASE VOLUNTEERS. There are however additional needs listed on the Volunteer Onslow website. These include opportunities with agencies like the United Way's Volunteer Coordination Team in time of disaster or Sheep Dog Impact Assistance

Additional Forms


Additional request forms can be found in the Forms Center. These include:
  • Smoke Alarm Installation Assistance Request
  • Request for Public Education
  • ISO Property Verification / Request