Emergency Services


The Emergency Services Department was created to enhance emergency response to, planning for and recovery from major emergencies that may occur in Onslow County.

The Emergency Services Department coordinates with 4 volunteer rescue squads, 19 volunteer fire departments.   


Consolidated under the Emergency Services Department are:

These agencies work together to provide the citizens of Onslow County with complete and unified emergency service during a major incident, weather emergency or other unforeseen threat to life and property.

Emergency Notifications

Click HERE to receive emergency notifications from Onslow County. You can select to receive message in three formats: phone, text, or email.

Also be sure to select the weather warnings to receive the National Weather Service severe weather warnings right on your phone. Its like having a severe weather radio with you at all times!

Local Weather Monitoring

As a part of preparedness activites, Onslow County Emergency Services has established several local weather monitoring stations. The stations provide real time data based on each location and can be viewed by the public at no cost. Click on the links below for the station you want to monitor:

  1. Onslow County EOC Weather Station
  2. Richlands Weather Station
  3. Sneads Ferry Weather Station
  4. Swansboro Weather Station