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New Hanover Township “free schools” started in 1850 with the operation of 10 one-room schools. The township-run school system closed in 1949, but all of the buildings still stand today.

INFORMATION

Fire Prevention


The Township does not have a paid fire department and relies on a full-service volunteer fire company to prevent and manage fires.  Click here for information on the New Hanover Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services.

Below are links related to fire prevention:

Do Your Home Materials Pose a Fire Risk?

Kitchen Fire Prevention: A Hazard in the Home

National Fire Protection Association - Lesson Plans

The Ultimate Guide to Fire-Safe Landscaping

The Restaurant Kitchen Fire Prevention Checklist

Fire Safety for People with Disabilities: A How-To Guide for Prevention and Evacuation

Fire Safety for Seniors