09/08/13 354 W - + 6 - 2 Wake County Fire Department News - September 8, 2013

Apex FD has started a Flickr site, and are experimenting with posting photos to same. Any other fire departments using Flickr around here? 

Bay Leaf FD is nearly finished with their new Station 1. They'll have an open house on October 20 at 2:00 p.m. They also placed a full-time crew in service at Station 1 on September 3.

Also noted in a prior posting, Bay Leaf FD has started using Twitter. Their handle is @BayLeafVFD.

Durham Highway FD's annual Public Safety Day is Saturday, September 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. See Facebook page.

Eastern Wake FD has hired David Cates as their new Fire Chief. He's a veteran fire service instructor and Fire Chief at Western Wake FD. He announced his resignation last week.

Knightdale FD is hiring for firefighters. The job opening was posted on September 3.

Morrisville FD has moved their new rescue truck to Station 2. The 2013 Spartan MetroStar/Rescue 1 was delivered in June. It's staffed with two people.

Raleigh FD will begin hiring next month for their next recruit academy. Applications will be accepted during the month of October. Watch their recruitment site.

The Raleigh FD and the Raleigh Fire Museum are hosting a "Day with the Raleigh Fire Department" at the training center on Saturday, September 14, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Read that press release

Also on Saturday, September 14, Raleigh Fire Explorer Post 108 will hold their banquet dinner and fireground simulation. The event starts at 6:00 p.m.

The Raleigh FD also recently (or a bit longer ago) redesigned their web site. Really nice collection of information about the department's services and its organization.

Stony Hill FD has their annual open house on Sunday, September 29, at Station 1. The event is from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wake Tech Community College will hold a 9/11 commemoration in Room 1425 on the Public Safety Education Campus on Wednesday, September 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. See this web site.

Wendell FD is one of four Wake County fire departments receiving 2013 International/KME tankers, along with Bay Leaf, New Hope, and Wake Forest. See this prior posting.

Mo’ville is also beginning the process of purchasing a new quint for station 1. The money was in this years budget.
Lozinsky - 09/08/13 - 21:41

Stony Hill FD has their annual open house this month. It’s on Sunday, September 29, at Station 1. From 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
LJM - 09/09/13 - 09:58

Cary FD has ordered a Pierce Velocity to replace Engine 4. It will feature a low hose bed. They have also ordered a new Rescue truck to replace Rescue 7. It will be the same as the current Rescue 2 and 4.

Design plans for the new Station 2 located on E. Chatham at Reedy Creek are in their final approval stages. Land acquisition for a new station to be located on Walnut Street near US 1 are ongoing.
CFD - 09/11/13 - 08:17

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