Fire Department

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in Wrightsville Beach through fire prevention, fire suppression, emergency medical services and protection from dangerous conditions created by humankind or nature.


The Wrightsville Beach Fire Department provides fire protection, emergency medical response at the basic life support level, ocean rescue, and emergency preparedness for the citizens and visitors to the Town of Wrightsville Beach.  We respond to approximately 800 emergency calls annually.  The Town of Wrightsville Beach Fire Department is proud to hold a Public Protection Classification (ISO) of 2 on a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being a perfect score.