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  • WFD Recruit Academy Application Process is NOW OPEN!

    Interested in a new career? Have you thought about joining our team?

    09/02/2019 4:10 PM

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    Captain Eric Lacewell Memorial Dedication Ceremony

    This ceremony will take place in the Wilmington Fallen Firefighter Memorial, located at the Empie Park Fire Station #2, 3403 Park Avenue.

    06/24/2019 10:55 AM

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    In the early morning hours of June 17th, 1893, 22-year old Wilmington Firefighter Joe Willard answered his last alarm.

    06/14/2019 10:05 AM

  • Fire Chief Charles Schnibben


    This Sunday, June 16th, 2019, will mark the 86th anniversary of the line-of-duty-death of Wilmington Fire Chief Charles Schnibben. Fire Chief Schnibben was

    06/10/2019 3:01 PM

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    New Shipyard Fire Station #5 Grand Opening

    On Saturday, May 18th, 2019, the Wilmington Fire Department hosted the grand opening ceremony for the new Fire Station #5, at 680 Shipyard Boulevard.

    05/20/2019 12:55 PM

  • Spring 2019 Citizens Fire Academy Graduation

    The Wilmington Fire Department will be wrapping up its spring edition of the Citizen's Fire Academy with Graduation Night on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 at Station #3 on Cinema Drive at 6pm.

    04/30/2019 9:37 PM