Several promotions at Wake New Hope

We have experienced some leadership changes and officers promotions recently. The Board of Directors has offered Chief Lee Price the position of Chief of the Department, and he has accepted the position, effective Nov 5th. We have also appointed two new Assistant Chiefs: former Lt. Jimmy Massey will be Chief 101 and Lt Mike Sok will be Chief 102. Lieutenant Jeckel has been promoted to Captain. Please join us in congratulating our newly promoted officers

SEPT 27, 2018 – ENGINE 1 FIRST DUE TO 4707 N NEW HOPE DR

At 1941, New Hope Engine 1 was dispatched into the City of Raleigh to respond as the closest engine to 4707 N. New Hope Dr. Engine 1 was first on scene, reported smoke showing stretched one line, and made entry. Raleigh’s Battalion Chief arrived shortly afterwards, confirmed smoke showing and upgraded the assignment to a working fire.

Engine 1’s crew made entry to the apartment, and found the source of the smoke to be food on the stove, with no extension. With this updated information, the IC reduced the assignment to 2 engines and a ladder from Raleigh FD. All New Hope Fire units cleared shortly afterwards

JULY 30, 2018 – ENGINE 1 & RESCUE 14 RESPOND TO OVERTURNED VEHICLE WITH PIN

At 1834, RW911 dispatched Wake New Hope Engine 1, Rescue 14, Car 1 and Raleigh FD Engine 27 (as closest engine) for a reported MVC involving an overturned vehicle at I540 EB by Louisburg Rd Overpass. Engine 27 was first on scene, reporting a one car MVC with 1 overturned, with a victim still in the vehicle. New Hope Engine 1 arrived, and went to work performing a door pop to free the driver. After entry was gained, Engine 1 advised EMS that they had one patient with minor injuries, who was turned over to Eastern Wake EMS upon their arrival.

Engine 1 & Rescue 14 provided blocking for the scene, allowing the vehicle to be up-righted by the wrecker. The scene was turned over the NC SHP for investigation.

JULY 9, 2018 – ENGINE 4 & RESCUE 14 RESPOND TO HEAD ON MVA ON ROLESVILLE RD

At 0730, Engine 4 & Rescue 14 (along with Eastern Wake EMS 64) were dispatched to Rolesville Rd and Fixit Shop Rd for a motor vehicle crash with injuries. Engine 4 was first on scene, reporting a two car head on MVA with one person down on the ground. Engine 4 and Rescue 14 blocked both lanes of the road, assessed and treated the injured, while NH 101 (Deputy Chief Price) requested Brush 7 to respond to the scene to assist in blocking the roadway.

Due to multiple injuries, EMS 63, District 6, and Wake County EMS Medic 92 were requested to the scene. One patient was transported to Wake Med as a Trauma, and the second was transported to a local hospital.

Units remained on scene until 0900, at which point the scene was turned over to North Carolina State Highway Patrol and Wake County Sheriff’s Office

JULY 9, 2018 – ENGINE 4 & TANKER 10 RESPOND TO WAKE FOREST FOR HOUSE FIRE

At 1508, Engine 4 and Tanker 10 were dispatched into Wake Forest for a a reported structure fire at 3304 Greenville Loop Rd. Wake Forest Fire Department Engine 3 was first on scene, reporting heavy fire from A side by the porch. Crews quickly knocked down the fire, and Engine 4’s crew was tasked with overhaul, while Tanker 10 was returned to service. The fire was marked under control, and all New Hope units were released from the scene in under an hour.

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