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Fire-Rescue Division Chief Named Fire Officer of the Year

New Bern Fire-Rescue Division Chief Jim McConnell
New Bern Fire-Rescue Division Chief Jim McConnell has been selected Fire Officer of the Year by the Eastern Carolina Firefighters’ Association (ECFA), a division of the North Carolina State Firefighters’ Association. He received the honor last night at the ECFA’s quarterly meeting, held at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Wilson, NC. Chief McConnell had […]
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New Bern Arson K-9 Team Receives Donated Vehicle

New Bern Police K9 Vehicle Donation
  A North Carolina arson K-9 team from New Bern Fire-Rescue recently received the keys to a donated K-9 vehicle during an arson awareness event and accelerant detection demo during National Arson Awareness Week this week, Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at the Capitol in Raleigh. The vehicle was donated to New Bern Fire Marshal Danny […]
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Smoke Detector Canvas to include Home Safety Visit

City of New Bern, NC
New Bern Fire-Rescue is expanding its annual smoke detector canvas through local neighborhoods to include home safety visits. These visits are designed to identify home hazards, reduce the risk of fire, injury and death around the home, and increase overall safety. For several years, New Bern Fire-Rescue has canvassed low-income neighborhoods providing free smoke detectors […]
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New Bern Fire Rescue introduces New Partner

K-9 Darby and Fire Marshal Danny Hill
K-9 Darby helps sniff out arson thanks to State Farm® Arson Dog Program New Bern Fire Rescue is proud to introduce the newest member of its arson investigation team: K-9 Darby, an 18 month old Goldadore (half Golden Retriever/half Labrador). Darby will assist the department by sniffing out the causes of fires including any accelerants […]
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