The Wrightsville Beach Fire Department consists of 37 Active members and 3 retired members.
We have thirteen (13) career members including 1 paid Chief, 4 Captains, 3 Lead Fire Equipment Operators, 3 Fire Equipment Operators and 2 full time Ocean Rescue personnel.
Our volunteer staff consists of interns and paid-on-call members. Intern members are full-time students at either UNCW or Cape Fear Community College, that live at the fire station. (See our intern page for more details) Our Paid-on-Call (POC) members are volunteers that receive a stipend for their work for the fire department.