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Public Information

  • Station Number 2: North Carolina Permanent Checking Station for Child Safety Seats. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Morehead City Fire & EMS has suspended car seat installations until further notice.  We realize that this service is essential within our community, however, we must protect the welfare of our staff and citizens during these unprecedented times.  We anticipate resuming this service in the future and will update the community when we are able to do so. Thank you for your understanding and patience.
  • Taxi Voucher Facts Card: Taxi Voucher Program (PDF) started January 1, 2017.
  • An application for fire permits can be found here:  Fire Permit Application
  • More information on permit applications can be found here:  Permit Application Procedures

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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.