Want to ask a question? Click here

Are Wilmington firefighters allowed to drink alcohol while in uniform?

Julian March
StarNews
WFD color guard

The Wilmington Fire Department color guard stands in formation at Battleship Park during a 2008 ceremony. (StarNews file photo)

“The answer is basically no,” said David Hines, a spokesman for the Wilmington Fire Department. “We would expect our firefighters, if in uniform, to not be drinking alcohol.”

Firefighters wear dress uniforms, or “Class As,” for ceremonies like funerals, graduations, promotions or 9/11 remembrances.

Hines suggested the questioner could have seen out-of-town firefighters in the area, as Wilmington firefighters have not had a need to be in dress uniform for nearly two months.

User-contributed question by:
Anonymous

Got a comment about this post or know more about the answer? Click here to let us know!


Bookmark and Share

X
Ask a question
X

Ask a question

If you’re looking for answers about living in coastal North Carolina, you’ve come to the right place. If we don’t have the answer to your question, we’ll find out or try to find someone who does. Hey, that’s our job! So, ask your question below and we’ll do our best to find the answer. Once we do, we’ll post it in an appropriate category.





Can we use your name to credit you by name (no e-mail or other contact information) with this question when we post an answer?
Yes
Your question:

Post a comment
X

Talk to us!

Have a comment about this post or know more about the answer? Use this form to let us know. Note that all comments are moderated and must be approved before they are posted, although you may see your own comments the first time you post them.





Your comment: