Buies Creek Fire Department

Catfish Tournament

Friday, August 14, 2015   Come out and join us for the annual catfish tournament on the Cape Fear River.  This year we will be giving to a great cause, Firefighter's Burned Children Fund, www.FFBCF.org    Click the link to find our flyer, rules and entry sheet.  Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.  We hope to see you out showing off your skills while we help support a great cause.  



Congrats Newlyweds!

Congratulations to the newlyweds, Will and Christine Roberts. We wish them both the best of luck in their lives together. Here's to a long and happy marriage!



Congratulations Campbell Graduates!

Saturday, May 9, 2015  Buies Creek Fire Department would like to congratulate several of our members who graduated from Campbell University today. Davis Chatman and Ethan King received degrees in Business Administration. Katlyn Crunkleton, Jamie Garner, Julia Oakley, and Will Shue all received degrees in Biology. We would also like to congratulate Kristen Strickland as she begins Pharmacy School at Campbell in the Fall. We wish each of you the best of luck in your future endeavors!



Free Smoke Detectors

Tuesday, March 31, 2015  Free smoke detectors with batteries that last 10 years are available to anyone living in the Buies Creek Fire District. Call or stop by to schedule installation for your home. These detectors are provided through a grant for fire prevention and life safety. 

Carbon Monoxide detectors are also available while supplies last. 

Buies Creek Fire Department Telephone: (910) 893-4327



In Memory

Sunday, March 8, 2015  It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of former Buies Creek Captain Ricky Hord. Ricky has battled cancer for several years and he will be dearly missed.

Please keep his family, friends, and the department in your thoughts and prayers during this tough time.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Buies Creek Fire Department on Saturday, March 21st at 4:00 PM. All are invited to attend. 



Buies Creek Fire on Social Media

Check out Buies Creek Fire on the following Social Media sites:

Facebook Page: Buies Creek Fire Department

Twitter: @buiescreekfire

Instagram: buiescreekfire

These sites are intended to keep the public and members informed on calls, training, events, and other happenings of Buies Creek Fire Department.



1st Due Residential Structure Fire

Sunday, November 9, 2014  The pager toned out district 8 fire crews a little after 6:00 p.m. sunday night for a possible residential structure fire in the Keith Hills subdivision. Soon after the call went out Engine 822 and Ambulance 851 checked en-route to Keith Hills Road reference residential structure fire, responding shortly after was Engine 842, Ladder 848, Rescue 881, and Engine 841. While en-route dispatch advised that this would be an oven fire and that the homeowner had already put it out. Engine 822 arrived on scene an advised a residential structure with nothing showing, Captain Lewis (806) assumed Keith Hills Road command and assigned 822s crew along with 842s crew to investigation, while entering the structure crews smelled the odor of gas coming from the inside of the structure, both crews backed out of the house and donned there SCBA gear and then re-entered the structure. The crews entered the kitchen area and found that the fire had been extinguished and that the odor of gas was coming from a broken line that had ruptured as a result of the fire. The gas was shut off to the house and ventilation fans were put in place by Ladder 848 crews to air out the residence. District 8 fire crews also checked for extension into the attic area and also worked on cleaning up the dry chemical powder from the extinguisher that was used in the kitchen area. District 8 crews worked on scene for about 2 hours before being released by command to return to base.

Units On Scene: Engine 822, Engine 842, Engine 841, Ladder 848, Rescue 881, Ambulance 851.



2 Car MVA with Entrapment

Friday, November 7, 2014  Right around 5:00 p.m. on friday the tones dropped for Buies Creek Fire Department to respond to the area of US 421 south and Tysinger Road reference a 2 Car MVA with possible Pin - In. Engine 822 & Rescue 881 and Ambulance 851 checked en-route to the scene followed by Chief Riewestahl (800) who had IC for the incident. District 8 fire units arrived on the scene to find a 2 car MVA with 1 car in the wood line and the other car upright in the road with the front end collapsed and one patient entrapped.The crews on 822 and 881 began to perform extraction and stabilization of the car while EMS personnel began to treat the patients in both cars. Engine 842 along with Ambulance 852 also responded to help with getting the accident cleaned up and to transport a 2nd patient to the hospital. All patients involved in the accident had non-life threatening injuries and were later released front he hospital.

Units On Scene: 

Engine 822, Engine 842, Rescue 881, Ambulance 851, Ambulance 852, Ambulance 651 HCSO, NCSHP




Friday, October 31, 2014   On the night of Halloween the front of  Buies Creek Fire Department could be seen as a spooky sight for motorist driving down Marshbanks Street, Some of our volunteers got together and decorated the station for halloween night and then stayed around to give out bucket loads of candy to several kids that stopped by to Trick Or Treat.

Thank You to all the members who helped make Halloween night a great time at Buies Creek Fire Department!



Buies Creek Catfish Tournament Results

Sunday, September 28, 2014  After a long night of cut bait and live bream, followed by some crackers and potted meat. The teams weighed in this morning. The results are as follows. Main event 1st Place -- Team Ake (35.7lbs) Jamey Ake 2nd Place -- Aquaholics (19.67lbs) Brad Capps 3rd Place -- Anchor Management (18.29lbs) Jay Smith Big Fish 1st Place -- Team Ake (18.32lbs) Jamey Ake 2nd Place -- Anchor Management (12.21lbs) Jay Smith 3rd Place -- Team Huber (11.15lbs) Ryan Huber Trash Fish **No trash fish weighed



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