Fire & EMS

Bay Street Fire 1Public Burning Laws | Open Burning Regulations

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Public Information

  • Station Number 2, at 4034 Arendell Street, is a Permanent Checking Station for Child Safety Seats, the only one in the county. Our department has several technicians who have been certified through Safe Kids Worldwide in collaboration with the National CPS Board.  We offer car seat checks by appointment only, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  To schedule an appointment please contact 252-726-5040, Ext. 1.  
  • An application for fire permits can be found here, including Construction and Operational permits:  Fire Permit Application
  • Information on these permits and the associated cost can be found here: Permit Application Procedures

Interested in Becoming a Fire Fighter?

Check out the Crystal Coast Fire Academy by contacting Carteret Community College, at 252-222-6201.

Part-Time Employees

The Fire and EMS Department relies heavily on part-time employees to fill open positions.  Please visit our Human Resources page to apply.