Mission and Objectives


To minimize the risks of fire and other hazards to the citizens and visitors of Kill Devil Hills by educating the public on safety issues, prompt response to emergency situations and providing mitigation of emergency situations through highly trained and well-equipped personnel in a caring, courteous and professional manner. 


  • To put required minimum manpower on emergency scenes in a timely manner.
  • To provide sufficient training opportunities to enable personnel to maintain certifications and skills required of firefighters and to comply with certification requirements established by the North Carolina Department of Insurance and the North Carolina State Firemen's Association.
  • Provide fire inspections within the Town of Kill Devil Hills.
  • Present fire and life safety educational programs to the public.