EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Firefighter/EMT

FIREFIGHTER/EMT The Town of Duck is seeking qualified and energetic individuals to fill the position of Firefighter/EMT. Those individuals meeting minimum requirements and selected for the process will be scheduled for a skills evaluation and an interview. Responsibilities:  An employee in this class is responsible for performing all functions and services of firefighting and emergency […]

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Town of Duck Beach Nourishment Update May 9, 2017

The Town of Duck Beach Nourishment project is anticipated to begin dredging operations around May 20th. Please note that this is still a tentative schedule and is subject to change. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) is now anticipating the use of three dredges (the Liberty Island, the Dodge, and Padre Island), rather than one, […]

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Important Storm Related Information

Access to Hatteras Island As previously announced, visitors will be allowed access to the Villages of Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon and Buxton beginning 7 a.m. on Thursday, October 13, 2016. Restrictions remain in place for areas south of Buxton Back Road and NC 12 (NC SR 1232 at Cape Hatteras Secondary School), including the villages […]

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Duck Fire Open House Planned for October 11

Duck, NC  — Duck Fire Department invites the public to the Public Safety Building located at 1259 Duck Road for an open house on Tuesday, October 11th from 5:00 -7:00 p.m. Activities include learning how to use a fire extinguisher, climbing aboard a fire truck and more.  This year, participants will learn about fire safety […]

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Storm Debris Removal Scheduled in Duck

Property owners and residents are asked to have vegetative debris placed curbside, away from fire hydrants, trees, power lines and mailboxes by Thursday, September 15, when removal of vegetative storm-related debris will begin. Please note, only vegetative storm debris will be accepted.  Construction or demolition debris (shingles, boards etc.) and items placed out by landscapers […]

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National Hurricane Center Storm Surge Expert to Speak in Nags Head

Dare County residents and property owners are invited to attend the Hurricane Preparedness and Safety Open House on Friday, May 20 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Nags Head Fire Station 16 located at 5314 S. Croatan Highway. Local emergency assistance agencies will be on hand with activities, displays, and information to help […]

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Duck Fire Receives Improved Rating Following Recent Inspection

Date Posted: April 25, 2016 Duck, NC  — North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Wayne Goodwin released news that following the recent completion of routine inspections for the Duck Fire District, Duck Fire improved their rating from 4 to 3, effective August 1, 2016.  The inspection, conducted by officials with the Department of […]

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Live Burn Training Featured in Latest Destination Dare with Duck Fire

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 […]

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