Duplin County NC

Fire & Emergency Management


Duplin County Fire & Emergency Management works to protect the citizens of Duplin County through prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. Working in partnership with local, state, federal partnerships, from both public and private sectors, Duplin County Fire & Emergency Management seeks to provide a customer service focused program for all of the citizens and visitors of Duplin County. 

General Services:

  • Emergency Drill Coordination and Facilitation
  • Emergency Incident Response
  • Fire Origin & Cause Investigations
  • Disaster Preparedness 
  • Fire Prevention Public Education
  • NC Fire Prevention Code Inspections & Permits
  • Open Burning Permits
  • ALE Permits

Duplin County Fire & Emergency Management manages and serves the 25 fire departments that service districts inside Duplin County. Working to help these fire departments to reduce their insurance ratings, allows the department to provide better service and to reduce homeowners’ insurance premiums.

Duplin County Fire & Emergency Management serves as working component of the Duplin County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC). Too see more about this group click the link.


Safety Survey
Fire Prevention Permit Application

Related Information
Facebook Page
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Fire Department Insurance Ratings
National Weather Service


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Matt Barwick

Matt Barwick

Deputy Director/Fire Marshal

Physical Address
209 Seminary St.
Kenansville, NC  28349

Map To Location

Mailing Address
209 Seminary St.
Kenansville, NC  28349

Hours of Operation:
M–F 8:00AM -5:00PM.

Staff members are on call 24/7 for Emergencies.

Dial 9-1-1 to report an emergency.
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