News and Announcements

Posted on: October 16, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Adds Over $1 Million in Upgrades

With the recent addition of a new engine to its fleet, the acquisition of six (6) fixed generators through Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds, and the new Firehouse 18 in the Tarboro area of northwest Camden County, CCFR is continuing its commit...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Practice Home Escape Planning during Fire Prevention Week

This year’s theme is, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” The campaign works to educate everyone about the small but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.  

The NFPA notes that in ...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Camden County Board of Commissioners Opens New Firehouse

“The new Firehouse 18 is an asset to the Tarboro community, and builds on the Camden County Board of Commissioners’ commitment to providing Camden County Fire Rescue with the resources and equipment it needs to protect the public”, said District 1 Commiss...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Takes Delivery of New Tanker

The new apparatus is expected to enter service in mid-September once it is fully outfitted with firefighting equipment.  This new tanker will replace Tanker 11 which will be transferred to reserve status to further improve CCFR’s operational read...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Offers Incentives for Paramedics

“With nationwide shortage of paramedics, we are thankful to the Board of Commissioners for their leadership and support of the sign-on bonus,” said CCFR Chief Terry Smith. “Communities across the country are facing similar shortages, and we are hopeful th...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Graduates Five Firefighters

Austin Agee, Ava Alicea, Jacob Collier, Jesse Hendrix, and Joshua Johnson were recognized at a graduation ceremony held last night.  

In his keynote address, Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) Chief Terry Smith encouraged the new firefighters to enj...

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