AUGUST 25, 2016 – WORKING FIRE ON MANLY FARM RD (NEW HOPE FIRE DISTRICT)

At 5:19pm, RWCC dispatched New Hope Stations 1 & 2 to a reported structure fire at 3628 Manly Farm Rd. New Hope Engine 4 arrived first, with New Hope Car 2 (Deputy Chief Price) right behind them, reporting a working fire in the rear of the structure, stretching an attack line to the reach of the structure.. Tanker 10 arrived next and established a water supply with Roseville E151 & Tanker 9.

Due to the quick knockdown by E4’s crew, Chief Price marked the fire under control, returning all 3 EMS units and all FD units not on scene, holding with 2 engines and 2 tankers.

Crews remained on scene for under 90 minutes completing overhaul before returning to service.

AUGUST 22, 2016 – ENGINE 1 RESPONDS TO WENDELL FOR HOUSE FIRE

1755hr – Shortly after clearing from a medical emergency, New Hope Engine 1 was dispatched into Wendell for a reported structure fire.  Wendell &  Eastern Wake units arrived on scene, reporting heavy fire from the structure.  A tanker task force was requested from Johnston county, bringing units from Archer Lodge & Corinth Holders to the scene.  Engine 1’s crew assisted the first arriving units with an aggressive fire attack, before the Wendell Fire Chief evacuated the structure and all units initiated defensive operations.  Engine 1’s crew operated for under 2 hours before returning to service.

Photos courtesy of @RaleighScan

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AUGUST 20, 2016 – CAR VS POSTAL TRUCK ON LOUISBUG RD

At 12:03pm, RWCC Dispatched New Hope Engine 1 and Rescue 14 to 7809 Louisburg Rd, for a reported motor vehicle crash involving a USPS mail truck.  Engine 1 arrived first, reporting no entrapment, and began assessing the occupants for injuries.  Rescue 14 arrived shortly after, and assumed traffic control duties and controlling vehicle hazards, as one of the vehicles was leaking fuel. Both injured parties were turned over to Eastern Wake EMS 64 and Wake County EMS 10.  New Hope units operated at the scene for under 1 hour.

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TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT COURSE BEING HELD THIS MONTH

We will be offering the Traffic Incident Management (TIMS) class on Tuesday August 16th & August 23rd, from 6pm to 10pm.  Attending both days is required for those who want to complete the course.

This is a required class in order to become certified as a Technical Rescuer, Firefighter and/or Driver/Operator effective 1/1/2016.

This course is designed to establish the foundation for and promote consistent training of all responders to achieve the three objectives of the TIM National Unified Goal: responder safety; safe, quick clearance from incidents; and prompt, reliable, interoperable communications. This course will familiarize fire and rescue personnel with the purpose of the Strategic Highway Research Program 2 (SHRP 2) and National TIM (Traffic Incident Management) Responder Training Program and how it relates specifically to North Carolina. Participants will learn to recognize and identify the dangers encountered by emergency responders working in or near traffic.

If you have any questions or would like to attend, please contact info@wakenewhopefire.com

AUGUST 3, 2016 – ENGINE 1 FIRST DUE TO KITCHEN FIRE ON WATER OAK

At 1955hrs, Engine 1 was dispatched as the closest engine to 4000 Water Oak Dr, in the City of Raleigh, for a reported structure fire. Engine 1 arrived first to find smoke showing, and stretched a line into the kitchen, where they extinguished the kitchen fire. Units from the Raleigh Fire Department arrived soon after, and command quickly placed the fire under control.

AUGUST 2, 2016 – ENGINE 4 FIRST DUE TO HOUSE FIRE ON LOON LANE

At 11:45pm, RWCC dispatched New Hope Stations 1 & 2 to 4209 Loon Lane in the New Hope Fire District for a reported structure fire.  New Hope Car 2 arrived first, reporting heavy fire through the roof, and requested 3 mutual aid tankers and WC1 to respond to the scene.  Engine 4’s crew arrived and pulled 2 attack lines and began knocking down the fire in division 1.

Eastern Wake Pumper 2 arrived next and supplied Engine 4’s crew with additional water.  Tanker 10, Engine 1, Tanker 11, Rescue 14 & Tanker 9 arrived soon after, assisting the interior crews with extinguishment and overhaul of the fire building.  Tankers from Eastern Wake, Wendell, Roseville & Wake Forrest arrived, and stood by in case a tanker operations were needed.  The fire was placed under control after 26 minutes.

NEW FULL TIME CAREER FIREFIGHTERS

Aug 2, 2016 – We have completed our recent hiring process, and would like to announce the hiring of two new career Firefighter/EMTs: Starr Webster will be assigned to B shift at Station 1, and Cole Williams will be assigned to C shift at Station 1.

Starr has been a part time firefighter with Wake New Hope FD for the past 3 years, as well as an Fire & EMS Instructor at Wake Tech Community College.  She also worked for as a Captain at the Morrisville Fire Department & EMT at Wake Med Mobile Critical Care Services.

Cole comes to us from the Pilot Fire Department in Franklin County, and is a graduate of the Nash County Fire Academy.  Cole is also the assistant training officer at the Pilot Fire Department, and has served with them for several years.

 

SEVERAL PROMOTIONS AT NEW HOPE FIRE DEPT

August 1, 2016 – Wake New Hope FD is proud to announce the following promotions:

Ryan Blair promoted to Lieutenant, Station 1 on A Shift
Jimmy Massey promoted to Lieutenant, Station 1 on C Shift
JD Howell promoted to Captain, Station 1 on B Shift
Jason Stephenson promoted to Captain, Station 2 on C Shift
Tim Massey promoted to Captain, Station 2 on A Shift

Congratulations to our new officers on their new positions!

CAPTAIN DRIVER IS LEAVING TO BE THE FULL TIME CHIEF OF ARCHER LODGE FD

July 31, 2016 – Phillip Driver, who has worked at Wake New Hope Fire Department as the Captain at Station 1 on B shift for the past 9 years, was recent offered a full time position as the Chief of the Archer Lodge Fire Department in Clayton NC in Johnston County.  We wish Captain Driver (now Chief Driver) best of luck at his new position, and we thank him for his 16 years of service to the Wake New Hope Fire District.

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

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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