LIVE BURN, NEW OFFICERS, MURAL.
Thursday, November 7th
Alot of changes has happened over the past month. First we are proud to announce new officers and shift changes
Captain - Don Hickman
Lieutenant - Justin Massey
Captain - Nick Tart
Lieutenant - Tommy Vassallo (New)
Captain - Cameron Lee
Lieutenant - Chad Page
On October 26th New Hope conducted a live burn and with the help of Deputy Chief Lee Price and Captain Brandon Hopkins everything turned out great. A huge thanks to Rolesville Fire Department for providing a tanker and man power. We were able to get multiple revolutions in and even did some positive pressure fire attack training. Lastly the Pride Mural painting above the gear racks at station is nearly complete. Members have been working hard to get this completed. We look to have this completed within the next couple of weeks, we are currently waiting on letters and a huge NH patch to come in.
STATION UPGRADES CONTINUE...
Saturday, September 21st
This weekend firefighters have been working hard on alot of upgrades to the station. Daytime captain, and lieutentants office has been moved. Offices have been combined with the Deputy Chief and all book and training DVD's are now accessible to everyone in the training room. Big thanks to FF Tommy Vassallo for dropping network cables and phone lines to all the new offices.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND FIRE CHIEF CHANGES.
Thursday, September 12th
The community meeting went very well. Old business and any new business was handled. After the meeting a few new changes were made to the board of directors and the Fire Chief. The changes are as follows:
Fire Chief - Jimmy McCauley
Deputy Chief - Lee Price
Board of Directors:
President - Jim Massey
Vice President - Bob Jones
Secretary - Edward Brantley
Treasurer: Ivan Hunt
Member At Large: Cameron Lee
Station 1 Repesenative: Mike Pennisi
WAKE NEW HOPE FIRE COMMUNITY ANNUAL MEETING.
Sunday, September 3rd
On Thursday, September 12th the Wake New Hope Fire Department will host it's annual community meeting. This year's agenda will consist of the election of 2 Fire Department members to the board of the directors, also a proposed change in the by-laws, and an approval to update the Articles of Incooporatoin. All propoerty owners in the Wake New Hope Fire Department Response District are invited to attend. Refreshments will be servered.
STATION UPGRADES AND CLEAN UP
Sunday, September 1st
On Sunday Firefighters revamped the bunk room at Station 2 for volunteers. Beds were rearranged and the room was completely cleaned. Also, other plans were formed to hang pictures around the house in order to brighten it up. This is something that has been in the works for a while now and is finally rolling out. Huge thanks for FF K. Brown, FF J. Birdsall, Lt C. Page and Capt D. Hickman for all their help and dedication on this.
HEAD ON VECHILE ACCIDENT SENDS PATIENTS TO HOSPITAL
Thursday, August 15th
Engine 3 and Engine 1 were dispatched to Old Milburnie Rd for a vehicle accident. Engine 3 arrivend on scene to find 2 vehicles with heavy front end damange and one vechile overturned on it's signed. All patients were transported by Eastern Wake EMS.
Units on scene: Engine 3, Engine 1, Car 2, Car 3 and Car 20.
MEMORIAL OF JIMMY JONES
Monday, August 5th
A memorial of long time member and board member Jimmy Jones was posted in the lobby of Wake New Hope Station 2. The plaque reads
"In Recognition of many years of service to the Wake New Hope Volunteer Fire Department as a Chief Officer and Board Member. Your leadership and wisdow will always be rememberd."
At the same time Jimmy Jones's FD number has been retired. NH 103.