Fire/Rescue Commission


  • 5:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month
  • Onslow County Emergency Operations Center
    1180 Commons Drive
    Jacksonville, NC 


Mr. Charles Fountain - Fire Representative
Mr. Ray Sorrell - Fire Representative
Mr. Ricky Hardison - Fire Representative
Mr. Anthony Prinz - At Large Representative
Mr. Lee Hoffman - Licensed Insurance Agent Representative
Mr. Norman Bryson - Onslow County Emergency Services Director
Vice Chairman Paul Buchanan


The County's only official advisory body on issues related to fire and rescue services shall be the Fire/Rescue Commission.  The Purpose of the Fire/Rescue Commission shall be:  To plan for the protection of the lives and property of the citizens of Onslow County as efficiently and effectively as possible, given limited resources and including response for both fire and rescue.

According to the resolution establishing the Fire/Rescue Commission, the purpose of the board is to "act as advisors to the Board of Commissioners and the fire and rescue agencies regarding financial, administrative, and operational recommendations."