Buies Creek Fire Department

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.

   


 

Keeping Cool in the summer

Wednesday, June 4, 2014  Along with this months safety message you will find a link with a few tips to keeping cool this summer. If your going to be in or around water do so safely. Don't forget those pets either. http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=52796

   


 

Brush and Tanker special call to Angier

Tuesday, June 3, 2014  Angier Fire Department was alerted to a possible grass fire in the area of Nathan Matthews Road today and arrived to find a large field on fire endangering three structures, a tractor and a car.  Angier command requested a brush truck and tanker from Buies Creek for manpower and water supply, along with a plow from NCFS.  Upon arrival, both units went to work controlling the fire and cutting it off from the structures.  After some hard work and a few hairy minutes, the fire was contained and command was able to cancel the plow.

   


 

Back to Back calls for smoke investigations

Monday, May 26, 2014  Engine 842 responded to a reported house fire with smoke inside a home as the third due engine to Angier Fire Department with Engine 822 responding to a reported outside smoke investigation in the area of Chesterfield Lake Road for heavy smoke in area.  842 assisted Angier with venting the crawl space and 822 was unable to locate the source of the smoke upon arrival of the outside investigation.

   


 
 
 

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