New Bern Fire-Rescue

Thank you for your interest in New Bern Fire-Rescue. I hope that you enjoy reading about our organization. If you plan to visit New Bern in the near future, please plan to visit us. If you have any questions, you may contact our office at (252) 639-2931.

Our Strategic Plan

If you are interested in our plans for the future, you can find more information here:

New Bern Fire-Rescue Strategic Plan 

Administration Office

The Administration Office for New Bern Fire-Rescue is housed at the Headquarters Station located at 1401 Neuse Boulevard.  The administrative staff consists of one Administrative Assistant and one Office Assistant III who provide administrative support for the Fire Chief, 3 Battalion Chiefs, 12 Captains, Fire Marshal, Training Division Chief, 2 Fire Inspectors, and 45 Fire Specialists. 

Support services include, but are not limited to:  payroll and budget preparation; website maintenance; personnel record maintenance; SOP manual updates; maintenance and update of all association rosters; office supply maintenance; order and tracking of department requisitions and processing invoices for same; scheduling of inspections, station tours, and other activities; data entry of hydrant maintenance records and fire inspections; and the issuing of permits and incident reports. 

Contact Us

New Bern Fire Rescue
1401 Neuse Boulevard
Post Office Box 1129
New Bern, NC 28563-1129

Administrative Office: (252) 639-2931
Fire Suppression Offices: (252) 639-2932
Fax: (252) 636-1084
Training Academy: (252) 639-2938


Administration Division


Glenda Gohn, Administrative Assistant

Bobby Boyd, Fire Chief

Lisa Durkee, Office Assistant III

Terry Gaskins, Battalion Chief (A Shift)


John Harrington, Captain

Prevention Division

David Works, Captain

Danny Hill, Division Chief/Fire Marshal

Claude Brantley, III, Captain

Jeremy Blalock, Fire Inspector

William Smith, IV, Captain

Jeffery Connor, Fire Inspector

Eric Mullis, Battalion Chief (B Shift)


Anthony Roberg, Captain 

 Training Division

Dennis Tyndall, Captain 

 James McConnell, Division Chief/Training

Scott Gladson, Captain


Christopher Walls, Captain


Arthur Broome, Battalion Chief (C Shift) 


Tony Heckman, Captain


Richard May, Captain


Daniel Jackson, Captain


Steven Jerome, Captain