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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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.
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