JULY 21, 2016 – ENGINE 1 & RESCUE 14 RESPOND FOR OVERTURNED LEXUS

At 10:41am, RWCC dispatched Engine 1, Rescue 14, Car 1 & RFD Engine 27 for a report of an overturned Lexus with the driver pinned. Units arrived on scene to find an overturned vehicle, which had landed back on its tires.  The vehicle came to a stop off the roadway, and ended up in a ditch, preventing the drive from exiting the vehicle from the driver’s side door.  Rescue 14’s crew assisted Wake County EMS in assessing the patient and removing them from the vehicle, while Engine 1’s crew mitigated the vehicle hazards.  The patient was transported to the hospital by Wake County EMS, and crews returned to service in under an hour.

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July 18, 2016 – STRUCTURE FIRE AT 2112 RUDDY RD (NEW HOPE FIRE DISTRICT)

Ruddy Rd 10 At 1847, New Hope Fire Department was dispatched for a reported house fire with 1 person still in the residence. New Hope Engine 4 responded from Station 2, and Engine 1 responded from Station 1, with Tanker 11 right behind them.

Engine 4 arrived on scene to find a 1 story residential structure with heavy smoke and flames visible from the roof and began stretching attack lines. Wendell Engine 115 arrived next, followed closely by Engine 1, and crews from both units made entry and encountered heavy fire in the Charlie/Delta side bedrooms, as well as the ceiling.

New Hope Car 1 (Chief McCauley) arrived, and requested 3 additional tankers from Roseville and Eastern Wake FD to respond due to the lack of hydrants in the area.

Interior crews knocked down the bulk of the fire, and the IC marked the fire under control in just under 40 minutes, cancelling the additional tankers.  Units stayed on scene overhauling and extinguishing hot spots, as well as  to assist with the investigation.

Units on scene included New Hope Engine 4, Engine 1, Car 1, Tanker 10, Rescue 14, Tanker 11, Tanker 9, Tanker 10, Wendell E115, Eastern Wake Pumper 2, Eastern Wake EMS Chief District 6, EMS 63 & the Wake County EMS Major Operations Support Truck 1.

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THE WAKE-NEW HOPE FIRE DEPARTMENT INC. IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A FULL-TIME FIREFIGHTER

Employment Opening

  The Wake-New Hope Fire Department Inc. has opened an application process for full-time firefighters working rotating 24 hr shifts.

Salary: $36,692.00/ annually

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Performs firefighting suppression and prevention of fires; rescue victims, answer calls, medical emergencies, operates/maintains all department equipment and station facilities; participates in ongoing training programs; works under close supervision in accordance with established policies and procedures. Performs duties as directed; may be required to perform other assigned related duties. Must be in good physical condition to be able to enter dangerous situations and perform under strenuous conditions for extended periods.

 

APPLICANT SELECTION PROCESS:

 

  • Qualified applicants must complete a written exam, physical assessment and an oral interview.
  • Complete background investigation
  • Pass an established drug screening

 

All of the following are Mandatory:

                                    High School Diploma or Equivalent

21 years of age

NC Certified Haz-Mat Level I, (ops)

NC Certified EMT or Higher

NC Firefighter Level II (NFPA 1001)

Completion of NIMS ICS 100,200,700 & 800

Possess a valid NC Class B License (or obtain first 3 month of employment)

 

Application deadline: July 15, 2016

 

Application package available at:

 

Wake-New Hope Fire Dept. Station 1                       Wake-New Hope Fire Dept. Station 2

4415 St. James Church Road                                      4909 Watkins Road

Raleigh, North Carolina 27604                                   Wendell, North Carolina 27591

 

 

APPLICATIONS CANNOT BE MAILED OR ACCEPTED BY MAIL

 

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JULY 2, 2016 – E1, C20, and ATV31 RESPOND TO INJURED PERSON ON GREENWAY

A bicyclist was injured on the green way at Horse Shoe Farm Rd. The patient was located approximately 1/4 mile down the trail. NHFD responded to render medical aid and transport the patient to EMS using our specialized ATV.

JUNE 28, 2016 – R14, E4 & E1 RESPOND TO 2 CAR MVA WITH 1 PINNED

At 7:31am, New Hope Rescue 14 & Engine 4 were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Buffaloe Rd & Forestville Rd. Units arrived on scene to find a T-bone collision, with one of the drivers trapped in the vehicle. Engine 1 was added to the assignment, and the crew from Rescue 14 went to work freeing the driver from the vehicle. After a performing a door pop, the crews were able to extricate the drive, and he was turned over to Eastern Wake EMS for transport to the hospital. WHNFD crews cleared the scene in under an hour, and turned the scene over to the NC Highway Patrol for investigation.

JUNE 20, 2016 – VEHICLE OFF THE INTERSTATE, 15 FT IN THE AIR, 1 TRAPPED

At 05:15am, New Hope Stations 1 & 2 were dispatched to I-540 in the area of the Triangle Town Center Blvd exit for a report of an overturned vehicle. Chief 100 (Chief McCaulley) arrived first, and advised communications that he had a vehicle that had ran off the highway and was wedged between the exit ramp and the highway, leaning over the wall, with 1 person entrapped. Due to the positioning of the vehicle, he requested Raleigh FD Rescue 1 to respond to the scene.

Crews from New Hope Engine 1 and Rescue 14 assisted the RFD Rescue 1 firefighters with stabilizing the vehicle and extricating the driver. The driver was extricated and turned over to Wake County EMS, who transported him to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Engine 1 stood by until the tow truck operator was able to pull the car free. Once the car was pulled back several feet, it promptly fell onto the exit ramp, where it was removed by the tow truck.

 

FIREFIGHTER GREEN IS NOW FIREFIGHTER/EMT GREEN

June 10th, 2016 – Probationary Firefighter Zach Green has received the results of his NC EMT examination, and we are proud to announce that he has successfully passed his exam, and can now join his fellow firefighters as a credentialed Wake County EMS System Emergency Medical Technician.

All of our probationary members are required to earn their EMT prior to being taken off probation, and FF Green has completed his final requirement to be considered for full membership.

 

Congratulations to FF/EMT Green!

JUNE 3, 2016 – ENGINE 1 RESPONDS MUTUAL AID TO HOUSE FIRE IN NORTHERN WAKE COUNTY

At 21:13, Engine 1 (B-shift) was dispatched mutual aid to 10612 Dunhill Terr, in the Bay Leaf Fire District of unincorporated Wake County.  Engine 1 arrived and stretched a backup line to assist the first due engine in fire suppression operations. Wake New Hope Firefighters operated for 2 hours before returning to service.

Archive posts from 2013

BRUSH FIRES.


Friday, April 17th

Brush 7 and Tanker 9 responded to a pair of brush fires Sunday April 13th on Ruddy Rd and Old Milburnie Road.Both fires were quickly extinguished by New Hope personnel. Other units on scene were Engine 8, Engine 1, Tanker 10, Tanker 11 and Knightdale Engine 134


EVERYTHING GOES YARD SALE.


Friday, April 11th

On Saturday, April 5th the Wake New Hope Auxiliary held its first everything goes yard sale. The sale went very well as they raised over $1500 for the Wake New Hope Fire Department. A huge thanks goes out to all of the ladies who helped out. The remaining items that did not sale were donated to the Goodwill Community Foundation.


OVERTURNED VEHICLE ON LIGON MILL.


Friday, April 11th

Engine 8 and Rescue 14 responded to a single vehicle accident on Ligon Mill Road. The truck lost control and ran off the road causing it to overturn on its roof. Minor injuires were reported and the patient was transported.


SPRING CLEANING? WE WANT YOUR STUFF.


Tuesday, January 21st

The Wake New Hope Fire Department auxiliary is accepting donations for the 2014 Everything Goes Yard Sale. You can drop-off your gently used items to either station or call and schedule a pick up. Currently the yard sale is scheduled to be March 8th and 9th. We look forward to seeing you.


ACTIVE SHOOTER DRILL.


Tuesday, January 21st

Dozens of departments worked together on training for an active shooter. This took place at the new Rolesville High School. This was a real time scenario where Fire Departments responded to a fire alarm and then followed by an explosion. New Hope was ordered to stage and then proceed in with law enforcement. Two crews from New Hope attended the training with Engine 3 and Rescue 14. (Photos courtesy of Mike Legeros)

More photos can be found HERE