When Colonel Roy Mustang's team is forcibly disbanded by the Führer, in Chapter 52, Warrant Officer Vato Falman is assigned to North City Headquarters and given a promotion to Second Lieutenant before being once again shunted to Fort Briggs. Also, North HQ is ordered to follow the commands of special agent Solf Kimblee as he attempts to track down the serial murderer known as "Scar" and his cohort, the fugitive Tim Marcoh. After Kimblee causes an explosion in the Baschool mines, Edward Elric is ferreted to a small North City clinic by the Human Chimeras Heinkel and Darius to recover from his injuries. When North Area troops track them down, however, the trio are forced to flee.
- North City is only seen in the 2009 anime series, Brotherhood, and is only mentioned in the manga and original anime.