Nags Head Fire Rescue

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The Town of Nags Head is one of the communities that makes up the Outer Banks of NC. Adjacent to national & state parks, popular beaches and famous coast, The Town of Nags Head is an incredible place to live, work, and play.

Nags Head Fire Rescue has been in operation for over 50 years working alongside of neighboring departments. We are a team of dedicated personnel who are prepared and ready to step forward in emergency situations. Whether it’s a fire, rescue or medical call, we are first to respond and we offer crucial support to your emergency.


To achieve the highest levels of community service and protection by delivering outstanding customer service in all that we do.


To protect the people, property and environment of the Town of Nags Head with courage, commitment, and compassion.

Core Values

Courage- Commitment- Compassion

Non-Emergency Services

  • Annual fire inspections for target properties
  • Annual incident preplanning on target hazards   
  • Public education programs for schools, senior groups, service clubs, and other community groups
  • Training for internal and external uses needed to maintain and improve service skills based on current and anticipated organizational goals and objectives