Archives of fire reports in Morehead City NC (Carteret County) by local department officials and news agencies. Historical archives started in 2018. For changes to department staff, please contact us.
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May 6, 2020
Crews responded to the 4000 block of Arendell St at 2:00 am to put out a vehicle and boat fire.
February 10, 2020
Fire crews were on the scene of a Coca-Cola delivery truck that caught fire at the gas station at the corner of 4th Street and Arendell Street. No reported injuries to the driver or firemen. Also, no word on what caused the truck fire. All roads are now open.
December 21, 2019
MCFD responded to a house fire at the 2200 block of Arendell St. No reports of injuries or what started the fire. We will update this post as we learn more about this report.
December 8, 2019
Crews responded to a storage shed on fire at 815 Yaupon Terrace in Morehead City NC.
December 7, 2019
Crews responded to a fire at a mobile home on North 20th street. No injuries reported but 2 people were displaced.
November 16, 2019 6:45 am
MCFD reported they were on the scene of a structure fire near Highway 24 and upon arriving found a home 75% involved. One person was transported to the hospital with injuries.
November 11, 2019
Firefighters responded to Crystal Coast Apartments near Mayberry Loop Rd and found a car fully involved. An investigation by the local fire marshal led to the arrest of a woman for felony burning personal property.
November 6, 2019
Crews responded to the 14th and 15th block of Bay St for an abandoned house on fire. No word on any injuries or how the blaze started. We will update this page as we learn more. This incident happened in the early day on the 6th.
November 2, 2019
Firefighters put out a car on fire at 2:45 am near Business Dr. On November 13, officials concluded that this car fire was an act of arson and is asking the public to contact department officials if they have any information related to this car.
June 9, 2019
Fire reported at 401 Macon Court in Morehead City at 5:15 pm. No injuries were reported and officials say the fire was contained and extinguished within 10 minutes. Additionally, the fire was contained to one apartment and local officials are working with the tenants on finding them new housing. Officials say the incident continues to be under investigation.
April 14, 2019
Fire department first responders received a call of a ship fire at the Morehead City port and responded along with Beaufort NC officials to contain the fire aboard the 500 foot Hong Kong registered ship. Reports indicate that 22 people were aboard the vessel at the time for call for help and officials report no injuries. Coast Guard officials are investigating.
April 5, 2019
The local fire department along with Atlantic Beach officials extinguished a blaze involving a mobile home on Bridges St. No injuries were reported and officials are still investigating.
February 20, 2019
Two alarm fire reported at a two story apartment complex at the 3800 block of Guardian Avenue. Fire department officials arrived around 6:25 and discovered the blaze along with information that neighbors had already rescued 3 people from a 2nd story balcony. Chief Fulk reports that the fire was extinguished with 20 minutes and that one person was taken to Carteret Health Care for treatment. No information on the person or information on the fire was given.
Carteret CountyDecember 28, 2018
Reports of a two alarm fire at Crystal Coast Brewing Company in Morehead City NC. Fire Rescue Chief Jamie Fulk said the blaze started around 9 am and was reported by a police officer patrolling the area in downtown. Officials report that this business was not open at the time of the blaze, thus no patrons or staff were hurt. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
March 10, 2018
Firefighters responded to a one-story structure fire Crab Point Loop Road after a neighbor reported the blaze. During suppression efforts of the fully involved fire, officials discovered the body of a deceased person within the residence. No information on the deceased was give. Chief Fulk said the investigation will involve the local fire marshal will be the lead investigator along with the Carteret County Sheriffs Department. Crews from Atlantic Beach, Beaufort, and Newport assisted with this fire.
Stations in Morehead City NC
Station 1 – 1406 Bridges St – (252) 247-2512
Station 2 – 4034 Arendell St – (252) 247-2611 (Department’s Administrative Offices)
Station 3 – 5293 HWY 70 – (252) 726-1144
Chief: Jamie Fulk
Deputy Chief: Jack Manley
Asst. Chief / Fire Marshal: Dykeman Baily
For more information on fire prevention, please call 726-5040 ext 4.
October 2019: The Morehead City NC Fire Department has received a $10,000 Duke Energy Storm Resiliency grant which will help fund a emergency water rescue team. During Hurricanes Florence and Dorian, the local fire department received a lot of calls for water rescue which put a burden on the department.
The Duke Energy grant will help towards better equipment and better training.
October 19, 2019: The department held a ceremony at fire station No. 2 on Arendell St. at 10 a.m. to welcome back a historic firetruck the town operated until the 1960s. The county raised the funds to purchase the 1925 American LaFrance pumper. The county bought the historic truck from a private citizen. Additionally, at the ceremony, officials will be holding a raffle to help raise the funds for the new fire museum that will be at the old municipal building on Evans St.
October 10, 2019: Chief Jamie Fulk along with Chief Mike Simpson of Atlantic Beach received a plaque recognizing a financial scholarship from the Eastern Carolina Firefighters Association in honor of Chief Adam Snyder. This scholarship will help fund fire training.