Wednesday, February 3, 2016
January was a busy month for the members of District 8. Members ran approximately Thirty-Nine fire related calls for service. These calls ranged from the normal bells and smells on campus, to MVA's, structure fires, mutual aid responses, as well as winter storm related calls for service. Members also ran approximately One Hundred and Forty Eight Emergency Medical calls for service. Hats off to all the members who contributed numerous hours staffing the station during these winter calls and also responding to these emergencies. January was a great start to the new year and we're looking forward to what the new year entails! Check out our link below to see our 2015 Year in Review! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3g9aBIXQcx0
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Buies Creek Fire Department has approved funding for a new 1.1 million dollar 105' Pierce Platform. This apparatus will replace the current 1987 Pierce Arrow Platform we operate. The new apparatus will feature state-of-the-art equipment, and will also represent a black and orange paint scheme to show our continued support for Campbell University. This is one of only two ladder truck companies in the county and will benefit the citizens of Buies Creek and surrounding communities. To read more about the story, Check out the Dunn Daily Records article on the new ladder truck.
Friday, January 15, 2016
Our resources are useless if we can't make it to the scene safely. Please be courteous and pull to the right when you see the lights.Check out this public service announcement from our brothers and sisters down south of the Fayetteville Fire Department regarding yielding right to emergency vehicles. www.youtube.com/watch
Friday, January 8, 2016
We would like to bid one final farewell until we see you again to Chief Stewart. Not only was he a founding member from 1956, but he had served this department in some capacity as a fireman, lieutenant, captain, chief officer or board member until he officially retired from the board in March of 2010. On behalf of the community thank you to the Stewart family for allowing him to be a dedicated servant to Buies Creek and thank you Chief Stewart for your dedication and support. We will take it from here sir.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
We regret to announce the passing of Ashley Stewart. He is the father of current President of the Board, Kenny Stewart. Ashley Stewart was a long time board member, fire chief and charter member of the department. Please keep the Stewart family in your thoughts and prayers during this time of loss.
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.
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!
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!
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
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.
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