Tuesday, May 10, 2016
District 8 had started the morning off with a few calls before being requested by District 15 (Dunn) to respond around noon to a commercial structure fire. 848 responded and provided manpower as well as flowed master streams to help suppress the fire. 848 operated for several hours before being released by command and returned back to service. If you didn't know, 848 is a 1988 Pierce Arrow Ladder that Buies Creek acquired from Cary Fire Department, that was refurbished in 2007.
Saturday, May 7, 2016
Part-Time Firefighter/EMT Mason poses for a picture with a future firefighter at Buies Creek Elementary School on Saturday! Members traveled to the Elementary School to show Engine 842 to the children, and also speak to them about fire safety. If you would like to have a fire engine and personnel visit your school, daycare, or other community event please feel free and call the station at 910-893-4327 to schedule your visit.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
This past weekend the sun was out ,no rain was in sight, and members took full advantage of the nice weather. Volunteers and Paid Staff participated in station pride and began to wax some of the apparatus. Pictured below are Firefighter/EMT Sorrell and Firefighter Walden waxing first out Engine 822. Thank you to all the members who participated in waxing the trucks!
Sunday, April 17, 2016
The creek was busy on Saturday by starting off the day running mutual aid to Coats for a possible structure fire which turned out to be a live burn Erwin was conducting. Around 1700hrs. District 8 was dispatched to Maddox Hall on campus reference a commercial structure fire. 822 arrived on scene to find a 4 story commercial structure with nothing showing from exterior. 822's crew entered the building and found smoke inside of the basement. Other crews then conducted a search of the floors above the basement but found no on else occupying the building. 822's crew determined the smoke inside of the building came from a compressor that was faulty. Smoke was then cleared out of the building. Mutual aid was released, and all District 8 units were assignment complete and building was turned over to Campbell University. We want to say a special thanks to all the members that responded as well as assistance from Coats, Lillington, and Summerville Fire Departments.
Units on Scene: 800, 822, 842, 848, 851/Med. 8, 643, 721, and 1143.
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Reserve Engine 821 is first out engine for the week while 822 is OOS for maintenance. 821 has been around since the 1990's and still runs like a champ. So if you see 821 around campus this week, you're not seeing things!
Thursday, March 31, 2016 1320hrs
Around 1320hrs the tones were dropped for District 8 to respond to the 1700 block of Brick Mill Rd reference a residential structure fire. Dispatch had alerted incoming units that it would be a detached garage on fire. 800 (Riewestahl) arrived on scene and advised it would be a working garage fire to find a detached garage with two vehicles inside with one vehicle being involved and fire coming out of the AB corner from the truck below. Units from Buies Creek, Coats, and Erwin assisted with fire attack and had the fire under control in about twenty minutes. Engine 842 (3rd due) caught the hydrant at Country Meadow Ln. and extended 1000ft. of 5" supply line to Engine 822 and Engine 643. Crews also checked the adjacent house to see if the fire had extended to the structure, which turned out it did not. Crews remained on scene until about 1600hrs to assist the Harnett County Fire Marshall's Office. Thank you to all the members who responded as well as all of the agencies who assisted. Units on Scene: 800, 822, 842, 848, 871, 881, 643, 651, 543 Harnett County Medic 6, HCSO, and NCSHP.
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Buies Creek Fire Department is hosting it's annual fishing tournament this summer. The 3rd annual event is scheduled to take place June 4th and 5th 2016 and 100% of the proceeds raised will benefit the North Carolina Fallen Fire Fighters Foundation. More information and details about the tournament are posted below. We hope to see you this year at this tournament for a great cause!
**Click on "BCFD 3rd Annual Fishing Tournament" to view attachments such as tournament rules and details.**
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
March 7-11 is designated as National Severe Weather Week. Harnett County Emergency Services have implemented the "Rapid Notify Citizen Emergency Telephone Notifications System" to better serve the public in times of emergencies. The system is designated to alert the general public of Amber Alerts, Silver Alerts, and other pertinent emergency information. Citizens can register for the system by going to http://www.harnett.org and click on the " I Want To" and select "Register for Emergency Notifications" to register either a cell phone or home phone. If you have any questions about the system or have trouble signing up, feel free to call 910-893-7580 to receive assistance during registration.
Saturday, March 5, 2016
The members of Buies Creek Fire Department would like to extend their condolences to the Livesay family. We regret to announce the passing of Mrs. Ruth Waddell, Mother of Buies Creek Member Deborah Livesay. Mrs. Waddell is also the Grandmother of former members, Ashley and Heather Livesay. Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time of loss. Services will be Monday at 2:00 PM. Arrangement details and obituary are included in the following link.http://www.roseandgraham.com/notices/Ruth-Waddell
Sunday, February 28, 2016
The members of Buies Creek Fire Department would like to extend their sincere condolences to the Pope family. Brian and his family lost their beloved grandfather today, who was an Active Member, Firefighter, Board Member, and Charter Member of the Bentonville Fire Department in Johnston County. Services will be held for his grandfather at the following times and locations:Wake:Monday February 29thWest and Dunn Funeral Home of Newton GroveServices are 6:00pm until 8:00pmFuneral:Tuesday March 1stMill Creek Church of BentonvilleServices will start at 2:00pm
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