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Welcome to the Nags Head Fire & Rescue Fire Permit website.

Beach pit fires are allowed on the beach in the Town of Nags Head with a permit.  Permits are only issued between 5 pm and 9 pm daily based on current wind speed and fire danger conditions. Permits are valid the day of issue only, through midnight, and are valid only within the Town of Nags Head.

Permits are issued online via this website, as well as one of two of our Fire Stations.

Nags Head, NC
Wind: Temp:
15.8Mph 46.0°F
from the NW
gusting to 20.8

Partly Cloudy

Fire Permit Status

Sorry, permits are sold between the hours of 5pm and 9pm pending the winds are not exceeding 11.5 mph and any other special conditions do not exist. Please return after 5pm to access permit application.

-Fire Staff

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A Department of The Town of Nags Head
PO Box 99, 5401 S. Croatan Hwy., Nags Head NC 27959 252.441.5508, M-F 8:30 am - 5 pm