TOWNSHIP TIDBIT:

Swamp isn’t “Swampy.” The historical name for the village that lies at the intersection of Swamp Pike and Rt. 663 (North Charlotte Street) was “Swamp,” an English corruption of the German Schwam—for meadows, lowlands.

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