The Ocean Isle Beach Fire Department was originally established in 1976 and acquired by the Town on July 1, 2008. Ocean Isle Beach Fire Department proudly protects 6000 permanent residents and commercial interest in an area of eleven (11) square miles. The ISO rating is a 4. Our department is a combination department with a career staff of eleven (11) fulltime firefighters, nine (9) part time firefighters, a Fire Chief and Assistant Fire Chief along with eleven (11) dedicated Volunteer Firefighters.
The mission of the Ocean Isle Beach Fire Department is to continually improve and provide unsurpassed customer service in the areas of fire suppression, emergency medical care, water rescue, and any other duties needed by our town, county, state and country.