Cumberland and Hoke Counties and all incorporated jurisdictions are developing a regional hazard mitigation plan to ensure each community
remains eligible for future federal disaster funding. This mitigation plan will benefit each community with specific mitigation strategies
designed to reduce potential damage from those hazards.
The draft Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan is available for review and comment. The comment period will end on January 22, 2016. To download please click
Please contact Melvin Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 910-321-6676 for comment.
The Cumberland County Emergency Communications Center provides on-going assistance
and support to the public for the safety and protection of life and limb and property
through 9-1-1 and radio communications. In 1998, the Cumberland County Emergency
Communications Office received a 98% compliance rating and was the 1st
in North Carolina and 21st in the world to receive accreditation as a
"Center of Excellence" from the National Academy of Emergency Medical Dispatch.
If another emergency communications center needs to transfer a call to our communications
center or if you are calling our center after hours,
please call: 910-483-5467.
To find out more about this extremely important aspect of emergency services, visit
the Emergency Communications Center Web Site.
The Cumberland County Emergency Management Department facilitates the process of
emergency preparedness and planning for the community, working with departments,
support agencies, municipalities, the military, businesses and industry as well
as citizens to identify specific responsibilities before, during and after major
emergencies. This is accomplished by identifying the community's hazards, identifying
resources and capabilities, conducting preparedness briefs and by developing and
exercising emergency operations plans.
Browse the Cumberland County Emergency Management
The Cumberland County Fire Marshal's Office inspects and fairly enforces all areas
of the NC Fire Prevention Code and local ordinances in all occupancies covered by
these codes in Cumberland County. It also provides fire prevention and education
classes to citizen groups, clubs and the general public concerning the dangers of
fire. In addition, the Fire Marshal's Office serves as a liaison between County
government and contracted fire departments.
Visit the Cumberland County Fire Marshal's Office site.