MARCH 8, 2018 – ENGINE 1 FIRST DUE TO 2-ALARM FIRE ON DANSEY DR

At 0756, New Hope Engine 1 was dispatched as the closest engine to 4713 Dansey Dr, in the City of Raleigh, for a reported structure fire. Engine 1 arrived first, reporting heavy smoke and fire from the C division of a two story multiple residential apartment building, and requested a working fire be transmitted. New Hope’s crew stretched a 1¾ inch handline into the structure and initiated fire attack on the second floor in the fire apartment. Raleigh Fire Battalion 1 arrived shortly afterward, and transmitted a second alarm on his arrival. Engine 19 arrived next, securing a water supply for Engine 1 and assisting the interior crews with fire attack.

There were multiple reports of people still inside the structure, so Raleigh Fire Rescue 1 was assigned search and rescue, and assigned to assist any residents in evacuating the building. Based on the situation, Wake EMS also transmitted an EMS second alarm, bringing additional EMS resources to the scene. 15 minutes after the initial dispatch, Batt 1 ordered all firefighters out of the second floor, with a full evacuation following shortly thereafter, allowing Ladder 5 to initiate aerial operations. Batt 1 also requested the Red Cross was requested for the possible relocation of 12 individuals.

Crews resumed interior operations, and knocked down all remaining fire and the fire was placed under control at 0842.

Units on the initial dispatch included New Hope Engine 1, Raleigh Fire Engine 19, E15, E27, E11, Ladder 2, L5, Rescue 1, Battalion 1, Batt 5. Wake EMS 3

Units added on the working fire dispatch included Raleigh Fire Air 2, Batt 2, Car 402, C20, EMS 15, Dist Chief 3, Truck 1

Raleigh Fire second alarm E21, E22, E28, L1, L 4, Air 1

EMS second alarm EMS19, 6, 4, Eastern Wake EMS 63, Dist 1, Dist 9, Medic 95 and 96 and EVAC 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Media coverage from the fire: WNCN (who took the two photos above), WRAL and ABC11 Additional pictures can be found at Mike Legero’s website

MARCH 8, 2018 – E4 & R14 RESPOND TO OVERTURNED DUMP TRUCK ON CAPITAL BLVD

At 1006, with New Hope Engine 1 still on on scene on the 2 alarm structure fire, RW911 dispatched NWE51, NWR35 and RFD E23 to 6828 Capital Blvd, for an overturned vehicle involving a motorcycle. Since it was in New Hope’s primary response area, New Hope Car 1 added Engine 4 and Rescue 14 to the assignment. Wake Forest Engine 5 also requested to be added to the assignment.

New Hope Car 1 was first on scene, reporting 1 overturned dump truck and one car that had went off the road, with 2 minor injuries. Car 1 held with Engine 4, Rescue 14, Northern Wake R35,  and Wake Forest Engine 5 to assist with traffic and clearing of the road. All units cleared the scene in under an hour.

MARCH 8, 2018 – E4 AND R14 FIRST DUE TO MVA, OLD MILBURNIE AND LAUREN OAKS DR

At 0331, RW911 dispatched Engine 4, Rescue 14 & Car 2 (Deputy Chief Price) for an motor vehicle crash at Old Milburnie Rd and Lauren Oak Dr. When the units arrived on scene they found a car had struck the side of a bridge, with the guardrail through the car’s windshield and almost into the creek. Due to the nature of the crash, Engine 1 and Wendell E115 were requested to respond to the scene, as was EMS 63, EMS 64 and District 3.

Crews removed the injured parties, and Eastern Wake EMS 63 transported them to the hospital.

FEB 19, 2018 – TWO EARLY MORNING CRASHES KEEP BOTH STATIONS BUSY

At 0607, RW911 dispatched Engine 4 and Rescue 14 for a motor vehicle crash with a person pinned at Old Milburnie Rd and Rolesville Rd. Units arrived on scene to find a single car MVA. New Hope crews removed the driver from the vehicle, and turned her over to EMS for transport.

At 0913 hrs, RW911 dispatched Engine 1, Rescue 14, and Wake Forrest Engine 5 for an overturned auto at I540 & Capital Blvd. New Hope Car 1 was first on scene, and updated the address to I 540 and Triangle Town Center. Units from New Hope found no entrapment, and treated the injured personnel until EMS arrived. Crews also assisted NCSHP with closing three lanes of traffic to protect everyone while the involved vehicles were removed.

JANUARY 21 – ENGINE 4 & RESCUE 14 FIRST DUE TO SERIOUS MVA AT FORESTVILLE RD & BUFFALOE RD (NEW HOPE FIRE DISTRICT)

At 0151, RW911 dispatched Engine 4, Rescue 14, and Raleigh FD Engine 27 (as closest engine) to an MVA with injuries at Forestville Rd & Buffaloe Rd. When the units arrived on scene, they advised it was a serious MVA, and requested New Hope Engine 1 & Car 1 (Chief McCauley),  Raleigh FD Engine 28 & Rescue 1 to respond directly to the scene to assist. Units stood by to assist EMS and NCSHP with clearing the scene. The crash is currently under investigation by the NCSHP

For local news reports of this crash, please visit http://www.wral.com/3-killed-in-overnight-crash-in-raleigh/17277800/ & http://wncn.com/2018/01/21/3-teens-killed-in-head-on-wake-county-crash-officials-say/

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