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Chief Herman "Blue" Born

Fire Chief Blue Born

After twenty-one years with the Wilmington Fire Department, Battalion Chief Herman “Blue” Born accepted a position to lead the Ocean Isle Beach Fire Department Fire Department. Chief Born, with over 30 years of fire service experience, began his career with the Wilmington Fire Department in February 1999 as a Captain and Fire Investigator in the Fire & Life Safety Division.  He was later promoted to Battalion Chief and Fire Marshall for that same Division.  Through the course of his career with the Department, Battalion Chief Born also served as Battalion Chief of Operations and Battalion Chief of the Training Division. Born received an Associate Degree in Science for Business Management.  He later received his Associate Degree in Science in Fire Science Technology, a Bachelor of Science in Fire Science Administration and is actively working toward his MA in Organizational Leadership and Public Administration.


Assistant Chief Tommy Moore


Assistant Fire Chief Moore started in the fire service in 1991 with Robinson Fire & Rescue. He then went to Mint Hill Fire & Rescue from 1996-2018 where he spent 22 years as a Fire Captain, Chief of Training, and Assistant Fire Chief over Operations from 2009-June 2018. Asst. Chief Moore holds a Fire Officer II Certification, Safety Officer Certification, Instructor II, Rescue Certification, and Fire Chief 101 Certification. Asst. Fire Chief Moore was the recipient of the 2017 Mecklenburg County Fireman  Distinguished Service Award. He also received a letter of accommodation in 2016 from Mecklenburg County EMS Agency. Assistant Fire Chief Moore was Firefighter of the year in 1999, and received EMT of the year in 2000.

Ocean Isle Beach Fire Department

Name Title Email
Blue Born Fire Chief [email protected]
Tommy Moore Assistant Fire Chief [email protected]
Jimmie Causey Fire Captain (A Shift)  [email protected]
Joshua Smith Fire Engineer/FLSE Officer [email protected]
Bob Prevatt Fire Engineer (A Shift) [email protected]
Billy Currie Fire Engineer (A Shift) [email protected]
Johnny Wells Fire Captain (B Shift) [email protected]
Josh Lilly Fire Engineer (B Shift) [email protected]
Zac Prince Fire Engineer (B Shift) [email protected]
Ben Wisner Fire Engineer (B Shift) [email protected]
Colin Cruikshank Fire Captain (C Shift) [email protected]
Robert Fuller Fire Engineer (C Shift) [email protected]
Jeff Thom Fire Engineer (C Shift) [email protected]
Mickey Lawing Fire Engineer (C Shift) [email protected]
Part Time 

Scott Carpenter/ Firefighter/EMT
James McLamb/ Firefighter/EMT 
Justin Stone/ Firefighter/EMT 
Robert Yoho/ Firefighter/EMT
Chuck Wease/ Firefighter/EMT

Volunteers

John Cruikshank/ Firefighter
Kevin Dempsey/ Firefighter
Eric Lowder/ Firefighter
Brandon Moore/ Firefighter/EMT
McKenzie Moore/ Firefighter
Neal Northrup/ Traffic Control 
Vincent Stimpson/ Firefighter
Matt Stuhr/ Firefighter/EMT