Safety Tip #2

Your Home Escape Plan

Make a home escape plan.  Draw a map of your home showing all doors and windows.  Discuss the plan with everyone in your home,

Know at least 2 ways out of every room,

Have an outside meeting place where everyone should meet,

Practice your home fire drill at night and during the day, 

Practice using different ways out,

Teach children to escape on their own,

Close doors behind you as you leave.


Fire Captain

New Hope Fire Department is currently hiring for a Full-Time Fire Captain position.  Please follow the following link for a job description, including all employment requirements.

Please click here for Fire Captain Job Description

Please click here for Fire Captain Application

Part Time Firefighter/Drivers

New Hope Fire Department accepts applications for Part-Time Firefighter/Driver on a year round basis in order to maintain a hiring pool of qualified candidates.

Part Time Firefighter/Drivers must be 21 years of age, have NC Firefighter II, NC Hazardous Materials Responder, NC Medical Responder or higher, NC Emergency Vehicle Driver certifications as well as a valid NC Class B Drivers License.

Please click here for employment/membership application

Applications must filled out electronically, printed, signed and mailed to the following address by the deadline in order to receive consideration:

New Hope Fire Department
Attn: Chief Mike Tapp
P.O. Box 16484
Chapel Hill, NC 27516