"When you pass through the waters, I will be with you;
and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you.
When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.
-Isaiah 43:2


Angier & Black River Fire Department is not hiring any full time members at this time.

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Historical Data

Angier Fire Department was first established in 1925.
In 1991 Angier Fire Department merged with Black River to form "Angier & Black River Fire Department.
First fire truck was purchased in 1925 for $2,750.00 and our last truck was purchased in 2007 for $486,600.00.
Our budget has grown from $1,000.00 to $673,437.00.
We serve approximately 36 1/2 square miles and have a population of approximately 15,280 residents (based on 2010 census data).


Station is staffed Monday - Friday from 7AM to 5PM with paid firefighters.
Volunteers cover nights, weekend, and holidays.
4 Full-time firefighters
36 Volunteer firefighters
4 Junior firefighters

Training & Education

Firefighters are required to obtain several certifications when they first join.
Continuing Education is required annually to maintain that certification.
NCOSFM requires 36 hours per year to remain a firefighter in North Carolina.

Required Certifications

Firefighter Level I & II
Hazardous Material Operations Plus
NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800
Emergency Vehicle Driver
Pump Operation
Forestry Level I
Bloodborn Pathogen

Fire Protection Rating System

Insurance Rates?

Angier & Black River Fire Department is responsible for maintaining records on all personnel, apparatus, hydrants, hose, station, fire reports, training files, ladders, SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus) and fire pump maintenance so that we can have lower insurance rates.

Hydrant Maintenance

There are 630 hydrants. Angier & Black River Fire Department checks the hydrants twice a year.
Flow Rate
Static Pressure
Flow Pressure
Weed Control

Incident Pre-Plans

Every commercial building has to be preplanned, to identify potential hazards and provide us with emergency information.
This has to be completed yearly.

Fire Prevention Program

Visits to daycare facilities and schools.
-Kids get exposed to prevention literature and have a fire drill while we are with them.
-Kids will learn to STOP, DROP & ROLL in case they are on fire.
-9-1-1 is taught to kids as the emergency number for any emergency.
-Kids get coloring books to take home and review with parents. This gives the parents a chance to review evacuation procedures for fires at home.

Senior Citizens
-Annual Health Fair gives us a chance to educate senior adults to fire safety and hazards with heating and cooking.

Smoke Detectors

Angier & Black River Fire Department provides smoke detectors to our citizens that can't afford them, at no charge.
We will install in their home to ensure that they are in use and installed correctly. You only have to change batteries twice a year.

911 Responses

The real reason that we are here is to respond to your emergency when needed.
Each incident requires a different response from the fire department. We have several different apparatus and each has a specific duty.
We have a total of 9 vehicles and 1 boat.

Harnett County EMS

Paramedic crews are stationed with us at the fire department and are staffed 24/7/365