Chief Donnie Hall

Past President

New Hanover County Fire & Rescue

Donnie Hall is a twenty-nine year veteran of the fire service. He began as a volunteer fire fighter with the Bethany Volunteer Fire Department in Cumberland County on April 9th, 1987. In 1993, he became an Assistant Fire Marshal with Cumberland County while remaining a volunteer. In 1997, Donnie was hired as Operations Director for New Hanover County Department of Fire Services. In 2000, he was promoted to Department Chief.


Chief Hall is a graduate of Fayetteville State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program. A credentialed Chief Fire Officer, he is also a member of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, NC Association of Fire Chiefs, North Carolina State Firefighter's Association, currently he serves as Past President of the Eastern North Carolina Firefighters Association. Chief Hall and his family reside in Wilmington, North Carolina. 




New Hanover County Fire & Rescue

230 Government Center Drive

Suite 130

Wilmington, NC 28403


Office: (910) 798-7462

Home: (910) 612-9241

Cell: (910) 612-9241

Fax: (910) 798-7052