Firefighters will flow water through the hydrants for three to four minutes to ensure the proper water pressure is reached to adequately fight a fire.
04/03/2019 2:05 PM
The air remains safe to breathe as the gas in the air is extremely dilute.
03/26/2019 1:42 PM
UPDATE: Improving native plant habitat in Merritt's Pasture with a controlled burn on Friday, March 22 at 2 p.m.
The Town of Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation Department will be working with University of North Carolina Botanical Garden Conservation Staff in Merritt’s pasture to improve native plant habitat by removing non-native fescue. Crews will be performing a controlled burn on Saturday, March 23.
03/20/2019 12:30 PM
Upon arrival, light smoke was seen on an elevated portion of the structure.
03/14/2019 4:09 PM
Looking for parking? Tar Heel Express shuttles? If you plan to celebrate, please do so safely!
03/08/2019 1:21 PM
The Chapel Hill Fire Department reminds all residents to take the time to change the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors when you change your clocks.
03/08/2019 10:00 AM
A statewide tornado drill is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 6.
03/04/2019 1:35 PM
Fire Marshals in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Orange County will tag along with Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels employees during their regular deliveries beginning March 5, 2019, to ensure those residents have properly installed and functioning smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
03/04/2019 1:32 PM
The Chapel Hill Fire Department issued criminal summons last week to five UNC-Chapel Hill students of the Pi Lambda Phi fraternity for tampering with smoke alarms.
02/27/2019 9:15 AM
The fire was out at 3:38 p.m. No injuries were reported.
02/17/2019 5:11 PM
The forecast calls for rain to change over to snow Tuesday night.
01/28/2019 1:32 PM