Fire & Emergency
Medical Services

“Positive, Progressive, and Professional in Service”

Currituck County Fire & Emergency Medical Services (CCFEMS):
  • provides state-of-the-art, advanced life support level emergency medical services to all of Currituck County, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • in Corolla and Knotts Island, they are also the primary provider of fire suppression services.
  • in all other areas of the county our staff assists the Volunteer Fire Department personnel in providing fire services.
  • has been designated a “Model Emergency Medical Services System” by the North Carolina State Office of Emergency Medical Services.
  • is a certified and rated fire department by the North Carolina Department of Insurance, Office of the State Fire Marshal.
Responsibilities of the Emergency Medical Services
  • Provides emergency medical services, fire suppression response, and provides assistance to the volunteer fire departments.
  • Staffs 9 ambulances and 3 fire engines (The 3 staffed engines are Advanced Life Support certified) 24-hours-a-day. Emergency crews are currently stationed in:
    • Moyock
    • Sligo
    • Waterlily
    • Grandy
    • Powells Point
    • Corolla
    • Carova
    • Knotts Island
  • Provides Advanced Life Support emergency medical treatment/transport, vehicle extrication
  • Assist the Sheriff’s Office, Corolla Beach Rescue, and Volunteer Fire Departments with all-hazards response, including Search & Rescue, and near-shore Ocean Rescue.
  • Provides medical support for any large group or special events