The first fire company in New Hanover was the “Fagleysville Fire Company” established about 1920 - it burned soon thereafter.


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 Company No. 1.

Below are links related to fire prevention:

Do Your Home Materials Pose a Fire Risk?

National Fire Protection Association - Lesson Plans

The Ultimate Guide to Fire-Safe Landscaping

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