Atkinson Fire Department

Our Mission

With focus on the community, Atkinson Fire Department strives to protect life and property through fire prevention, education and emregency response. 

 

 

Introduction 

Atkinson Fire Department was founded in 1964. It serves the Town of Atkinson, 130 square miles of Pender County and 2 square miles of Bladen County. Atkinson Fire Department has recently reduced its insurance rating with the NCDOI to a class 6. Atkinson Fire Department operates out of one station located at: 

 

110 N 1st Ave 

Atkinson NC 28421

 

Staff 

Atkinson Fire Department is staffed from 8-5 on Mondays through Fridays with a pool of 8 part time firefighters but relies heavily on volunteers in the area to handle calls not during those times. Also vounteers are needed during the day time hours to bring other equipment to scenes that cannot be carried on the first out truck and provide additional manpower.  

 

Apparatus 

  • 3 Engines 
  • 1 Tanker
  • 1 Service 
  • 3 Brush Trucks

 

Other Responsibilities 

  • Community Fire Education 
  • Hydrant Maintenance 
  • Occupancy Pre-Fire Plans 
  • Equipment Maintenance 
  • Training 
  • Fundraising
  • Smoke Detector Instalations and Inspections

 

Important Events

  • Biannual BBQ 
    • Third weekend in March 
    • Third weekend in September
  • Training Meetings are every Wednesday Night at 7pm 

 

Quick Links 

 

 

Town of Atkinson

200 N. Town Hall Ave.

PO Box 160
Atkinson, NC 28421


Phone: 910 283-7341

Upcoming Events

 

September 17, Bi-Annual Fire Department BBQ

4:00 p, - Drive Thru

At the Atkinson Fire Department

 

 

 

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