Southern Shores Volunteer Fire Dept.

Southern Shores

Volunteer Fire


Since 1982




Fire Safety Information & Tips from the SSVFD

Knox Authorization Rapid Entry System

Emergency: 911 Non-Emergency Fire Department: 252-261-2272

Southern Shores Volunteer Fire Department is a non-profit corporation consisting of volunteer membership. It provides fire service and emergency medical support to Southern Shores and Martin’s Point. Funding is provided by the Town of Southern Shores and Dare County based upon contracts between the Department and the governments concerned. The Department also provides citizen education regarding fire safety. For more information go to

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The Tall Pine Bridge will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic beginning sometime during the day November 16, 2015. The bridge will remain closed until May 2016. There will be several instances when the canal will be closed to boat traffic for several days at a time, those dates have yet to be determined. For more details- see most requested services, Public Works Project Information.
Town Hall offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday 11/26-11/27. We will re-open on Monday November 30th at 8:30 a.m.