Volunteer Fire Departments
Pender County Board approves fire department mergers
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 06/26/2013 - 11:10pm.

video The Pender County Board of Commissioners met Wednesday to talk about the proposed Pender County EMS fire department mergers.

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New Hanover County Commissioners vote unanimously to merge firefighters
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Wed, 09/08/2010 - 9:32am.

Tuesday's county commissioner meeting means it's the end for some volunteer firefighters. Others are about to enter into a new chapter in their line of service. Some volunteer firefighters say despite volunteering for decades, they're going to throw in their hat after the county voted to merge volunteer and county firefighters.

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UPDATE: County Manager on proposal to take over volunteer fire departments
Submitted by Joe Mauceri on Fri, 05/14/2010 - 1:16pm.

video New Hanover County has eight fire departments. Four are run by the county. Four are run by volunteer organizations. Now the county will consider taking control of all eight departments.

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