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



Small Fire in Carter Gym

Sunday, August 31, 2014  Departments around Buies Creek were alerted for a Commercial Structure fire Sunday afternoon. First arriving sheriffs deputies and Campbell security officers advised smoke showing from the rear of the Carter Gym. Chief Riewestahl arrived establishing the Main Street command and advised nothing showing from four sides. Upon investigation he found a fan motor burning in the athletic training room in the rear of the gymnasium. Engine 822 arrived laying 5" from the hydrant on Pope street, and deployed 1 1.75' handline to division 1 for fire attack. Ladder 848 went to the front and sent crews to the roof to check for extension. After quick actions from first arriving units the fire was contained to a small area. Units operated for a little longer before clearing up and releasing the scene over to HCFM. Mutual-aid units E741, E1141, E 642



Sunday afternoon fire in 6's first due

Sunday, August 24, 2014  Around 1700 hours on his way back home Lt. Sorrell, came across a Single family home with heavy fire showing. Engine 642 arrived first in and deployed 2 1.75" handlines and immediately began a aggressive attack on the fire. Engine 641 arrived and laid a 5" line into the scene and assisted with a back-up line. Engine 842 with 5 men arrived and went to work deploying another 1.75" attack line and protecting exposures. Captain Lewis and his crew assisted Engine 642 with knocking all remaining fire and performing overhaul. Engine 842 operated for approx. 2 hours before clearing to return home. Units from Erwin, Buies Creek, Coats-Grove, Harnett County FM, and County EMS were called upon to assist in extinguishing the fire.



Special Call to Erwin

Friday, July 18, 2014  Just before midnight, Engien 842 was requested to assist Erwin with a structure at 578 Middle Road.  Upon arrival, Engine 842 with a crew of 4 found Erwin operating on a working fire involving three box trucks, two large barns and lots of lawn care equipment.  Crews remained on scene until around 3am assisting with overhaul and cleanup.  Other departments on scene included:  Erwin; Dunn; Coats-Grove; West Area; Summerville-Bunnlevel; Godwin-Falcon



Working House Fire w/ Erwin

Wednesday, July 9, 2014  Just after lunch time today, Erwin Fire/EMSwas alerted to a house fire at 3570 Old Stage Road.  Erwin quickly requested Buies Creek for manpower and arrived to find a double wide house with fire showing from the "C" side.  Engine 842 arrived and assisted with fire attack and overhaul as on scene crews rescued two family pets from the home. 



The Bad News Bears

Monday, June 30, 2014  If you are looking for something to do on a boring Wednesday night, come on out to Neills Creek Park and support your local fire department in the Harnett County Emergency Service Softball League.  We play each Wednesday night from 7-10 pm until September.  Bring you family cheer for "The Elite Eight" or bad news bears, you be the judge.



Working Vehicle Fire

Sunday, June 29, 2014  After making the normal fire alarm runs around campus, members starting crawling back into bed only to be alerted to vehicle fire on Birchfield Court.  While responding, dispatchers advised that they had gotten more calls on this, reporting that the house was now on fire.  Engine 822 upgraded the response to a structure fire based on these notes and the glow visible from a half mile out.  Upon arrival, Engine 822 found a working vehicle fire that had melted the siding of the house.  Crews where able to quickly cut off the fire and protect the house as Engine 842 handled checking the house to find all the damage was contained to the outside of the house.  Crews operated on scene for just over 1.5 hours to complete overhaul and a short investigation.



Farm Tractor Rollover

Sunday, June 22, 2014  Around Lunch time today, Buies Creek Fire/EMS got the page for a MVA at 4089 US 421.  While responding, dispatchers called back to advise that this was going to be at a house well off the roadway with a subject pinned under a farm tractor.  Upon arrival, the patient was able to crawl out from under the tractor with a few cuts and some hurt pride.  Crews assisted with checking for leaks and cleared the scene within the hour.



Major Working Fire with Angier

Friday, June 20, 2014  Not long after leaving the station from a good night of training, we got the alert to assist Angier Fire Department on a reported house fire with manpower.  When crews arrived, it was anything but the normal everyday house we come to expect.  Crews arrived to assist on a 12,000 sq. ft. mega-manison with heavy fire showing.  After making an incredible stop on the fire and lots of overhaul, command released most of the companies.  Buies Creek responded back out to assist with the aerial to complete mopping up hot spots and obtaining aerial photos for the investigation.  



Single Vehicle Rollover

Saturday, June 14, 2014  Early this morning, Buies Creek Fire/EMS got the page for a possible MVA rollover on NC-27 with subjects pinned.  Chief 803 (Garris) arrived to find a single vehicle rolled over and everyone out walking around.  Command cancelled all units but EMS and Engine 822 to assist with traffic control as the vehicle was a roofing truck and had lost a case of roofing nails in the middle of the roadway.  Crews cleared the roadway and provided lights and traffic for SHP to complete their investigation.



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