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  • Station 5 Concrete Pour

    Update for Shipyard Boulevard Fire Station #5

    Construction began in July and as of late November, site and building pad preparation, foundation construction and below slab utility installation have been completed.

    12/04/2017 7:58 AM

  • Shipyard Boulevard Station Sept 2017

    Shipyard Boulevard Station

    Engineering is overseeing the design and construction of a new 11,500 SF fire station along Shipyard Boulevard.


  • FirePrevention2017

    Fire Prevention Week

    It’s that time of the year again, Fire Prevention Week October 8 through October 14. The theme for this year is “Every second counts, plan 2 ways out!” The focus is to encourage families to practice a home escape plan and learn two ways out of every room.


  • Fallen Firefighter Memorial Fundraiser

    Trolley Stop Fundraiser - Saturday, August 26th

    The Wilmington Fire Department would like to announce that on Saturday, August 26th from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., local business owner, Rich Walsh, will generously donate fifty percent of all sales from the Trolley Stop located at 4502 Fountain Drive.

    08/22/2017 2:42 PM

  • Station 8 - C Shift

    Roll-In Ceremony for Engine #8

    Today at Fire Station #8, the Wilmington Fire Department held its traditional “roll-in” ceremony for the new Engine 8. The roll-in ceremony is a brief informal tradition in which fire department personnel “push” the apparatus into its new station.

    08/15/2017 4:36 PM

  • Structure Fire - 1601 Forbes Court

    Wilmington Fire personnel responded to a residential structure fire on Monday at 1601 Forbes Court.

    08/09/2017 8:40 AM


    Assistant Chief Promotion

    The Wilmington Fire Department would like to announce that Battalion Chief Rick Pearsall has been promoted to Assistant Chief effective Monday, July 24.

    07/26/2017 9:08 AM

  • Natural Gas Leak

    On July 18th at approximately 5:30 p.m., Wilmington fire personnel responded to the scene of a gas leak at 2nd and Grace Streets.

    07/26/2017 8:52 AM