Duplin County NC

Fire & Emergency Management

Purpose:

Duplin County Fire & Emergency Management works to protect the citizens of Duplin County through prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. Working with public and private sectors involving local, state, and federal partners, 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: 
  • ALE Permits
  • Disaster Preparedness & Plan Review
  • Emergency Drill Coordination and Facilitation
  • Emergency Incident Response
  • Fire Origin & Cause Investigations
  • Fire Prevention Public Education
  • NC Fire Prevention Code Inspections & Permits

Note: All Code, Plan & Permit Reviews require one electronic copy and one hard copy submitted, and are subject to 7 days for review once documentation is received.

Duplin County Fire & Emergency Management manages and serves the 25 fire departments that provide service to 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 also serves as a working component of the Duplin County Firefighters’ Association. To see more about this group please click the link. 

Duplin County Fire & Emergency Management serves as a working component of the Duplin County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC). The Duplin County LEPC serves to protect and inform the public on regulations and reporting of organizations that handle hazardous materials. To see more about this group please click the link above.

Helpful Links

Online Payment for Fire Inspections, Permits, Plan Review & Fines
Fire Prevention Inspection
System Plan Review & Permit Application

Duplin County Safety Survey

Duplin County Fire & Emergency Management Facebook Page

Click Here to Sign Up for Emergency Alerts in Duplin County

Matthew Barwick

Matthew Barwick

Director of Emergency Management/Fire Marshal
matthew.barwick@duplincountync.com

Click Here to Schedule A Fire Inspection
Click Here to Submit Permits & Plan Review
Click Here for Online Payments

Note: All Code, Plan & Permit Reviews require one electronic copy and one hard copy submitted, and are subject to 7 days for review once documentation is received.

Physical & Mailing Address
209 Seminary St.
Kenansville, NC  28349

Map To Location

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.