Most municipal offices will be closed. Residential trash will not be collected (make-up day is Wednesday, May 30). Chapel Hill Transit will not operate. Chapel Hill Public Library will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. A Special Service of Remembrance will be held at the Orange County Veterans Memorial at 7:30 a.m. Read more.
The primary mission of the Chapel Hill Fire Department is to protect life, property and the community environment from the destructive effects of fire, disasters or other life hazards by providing public education, incident prevention and emergency response services.
The priorities of the Chapel Hill Fire Department include safety, service and morale. Duties and services of the Fire Department include:
First responder - Emergency medical.
Vehicle extrication and basic response.
Fire code enforcement through an inspection program.
Disaster management and emergency operations center.
Participation in regional Urban Search & Rescue Team.
Public education through in-house and out-reach programs.
Fire cause and determination investigations.
Contact department for citizens’ inquiries on safety.