The Emergency Services Department was created to enhance emergency response to, planning for and recovery from major emergencies that may occur in Onslow County.
The Emergency Services Department coordinates with 4 volunteer rescue squads, 19 volunteer fire departments.
Consolidated under the Emergency Services Department are:
E-911 Communications Center
Emergency Management Office
Emergency Medical Services
Fire Rescue Services
These agencies work together to provide the citizens of Onslow County with complete and unified emergency service during a major incident, weather emergency or other unforeseen threat to life and property.