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hours of training in 2019

North Lenoir Volunteer Fire & Rescue is a group of dedicated volunteers serving more than 8,600 residents and a variety of commercial properties and manufacturing facilities in a 52.9 square mile district  in northern Lenoir County, just outside of Kinston, NC. Our department consists of 3 stations, 10 apparatus and approximately 50 volunteer members. We train regularly, constantly honing and learning new lifesaving skills as we work to provide the highest standard of professionalism in our community.

We proudly serve by protecting life, property and the environment through:

  • Public Education
  • Fire Suppression & Investigation
  • Motor Vehicle & Farm Equipment Accident Response
  • First Responder & EMS Assistance
  • Emergency Management & Disaster Response
  • Hazardous Materials Mitigation & Response
  • Technical Rescue & Water Rescue

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Please keep First Sergeant Howell's family and friends in your thoughts and prayers.

Rest easy now brother.NCSHP Mourns the Loss of Member

Dear Patrol Family,

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of First Sergeant Timothy “Lee” Howell (A911) after a courageous, lengthy battle with COVID-19. FSG Howell was called to his eternal home today at 2:39 p.m. from UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill and was supported by his loving family.

Details related to a celebration of life ceremony will be forthcoming. Lee is survived by his mother, Mrs. Burma Howell, daughters, Mrs. Bailey Owens & Ms. Olivia Howell, brother, Mr. Lynn Howell and girlfriend, Ms. Krystal Westbrook.

Please keep the entire Howell family and his Troop A, District 9 family in your continued thoughts and prayers.

Most sincerely,

Colonel Glenn M. McNeill, Jr.
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