Duck Fire Department

General Information

Established in 1982, the department provides fire protection for the Town of Duck, North Carolina. Duck Fire is a combination department under the leadership of Chief Donna Black and Deputy Chief Bill Walker. Three career fire officers and 29 members provide staffing for fire suppression, EMT first response, motor vehicle collisions, weather-related emergencies, assistance to surf rescue and law enforcement, and numerous public service calls. Duck Fire responds to 450 to 500 calls for service per year. The Department has a county wide mutual aid agreement including Corolla.

Duck Fire is always looking for individuals who are willing to serve the Town as volunteer firefighters. If you are interested in joining the Duck Fire Department, please contact the Department at 252.261.3929.

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Live Burn Training with Duck Fire Featured in Latest Destination Dare Episode

Duck Fire conducts training year-round to handle response to all types of hazards. One important aspect of training includes the live burn training that takes place annually, along with other area fire departments, at the Dare County live burn building located in Buxton on Hatteras Island. This segment was filmed in February 2015 for the March edition of Dare County’s news program Destination Dare.

Duck Fire Welcomed New Engine 111 in March 2014

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