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.
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!
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.
1st Place -- Team Ake (35.7lbs) Jamey Ake
2nd Place -- Aquaholics (19.67lbs) Brad Capps
3rd Place -- Anchor Management (18.29lbs) Jay Smith
1st Place -- Team Ake (18.32lbs) Jamey Ake
2nd Place -- Anchor Management (12.21lbs) Jay Smith
3rd Place -- Team Huber (11.15lbs) Ryan Huber
**No trash fish weighed
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, 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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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