April 14th – Just after 11:30 AM the box was sounded for a 1st due shed fire at 273 West Main Street. Engine 7-2 and Chief 7 (Command) arrived to find a 8 x 10 shed fully involved. Engine 7-2 extinguished the fire within a couple minutes and command downgraded the box to Company 7, Tanker 5, Engine 43, and Truck 17. Crews cleared in around 45 minutes.
News and Recent Incidents
SHED FIRE | April 14, 2014
2nd Barn FIRE | April 14, 2014
April 13th – Just before 5 PM crews were alerted once again to another barn fire in Mont Alto’s first due. This time crews responded to 5857 Orphanage Road. Engine 7-2 arrived at 4:55 PM and assisted with fire attack and water supply operations. Crews found a working fire in a very large abandoned barn. Fayetteville operated on the scene for around 3 hours before being placed in service by Command 5. This is the 4th working structure fire in the past 4 days that the ‘ville has responded on.
MOBILE HOME FIRE | April 14, 2014
April 12th – The quiet morning was quickly interrupted when Fayetteville was alerted to 640 Mickey Inn Road, Lot 37 for a mobile home fire. Station 4 (Franklin’s First Due) arrived to find a fully involved single wide with exposure issues. Lines were quickly deployed by their personnel. Engine 7-2 arrived shortly after Engine 43 and assisted with fire attack and overhaul. Crews operated for around 3 hours.
BARN FIRE | April 14, 2014
April 11th – Shortly after 8 PM the ‘ville was hit out for a barn fire at 4425 Fetterhoff Chapel Road in Mont Alto’s first due. Engine 7-2 responded within seconds to arrive as first in engine on the scene right behind Truck 17. Crews found a large dairy barn well involved with exposures. Crews quickly deployed lines to the exposures and then moved on the barn. Engine 7-1, Engine 7-2, and Squad 7 operated on the scene for around three hours.
FIELD FIRE | April 14, 2014
April 10th – Shortly after clearing the outbuilding fire crews were called to assist Mont Alto (Company 5) with a quickly moving field fire and hay baler fire at 4243 Chapel Road. Brush 7 and Engine 7-2 arrived and were assigned to assist with fire attack on the head of the fire and also asked to put a line on the baler. Crews mopped up for around an hour before going in service.
BRUSH FIRE/OUTBUILDING FIRE | April 14, 2014
April 10th – Company 7 was alerted for the 6400 block of Lincoln Way East shortly before 3 PM. Initially the call was for a brush fire with no known exposures, but due to the high winds this changed everything. While responding crews could see a column of dark black smoke in that area and figured they had more than a brush fire. Engine 7-2 arrived and found a 20 by 40 outbuilding fully involved with two other exposure issues. A/C 7 (fire attack) and Sgt 7 quickly deployed a line on the building. Deputy Chief 7 (command) upgraded the box and asked for the working fire dispatch. Within 15 minutes the fire was under control and no other exposures were at risk. Command down graded the box and held it with Company 7, Company 5, Squad 41, and Adams ET 27. Crews cleared a little over an hour.
MVA with Double Flyout | April 14, 2014
April 10th -Shortly before 2 AM the Fayetteville Fire Department was called to the 2700 Block of Spring Road for an auto accident with unknown injuries. Squad 7 and Deputy Chief 7 arrived on the scene to find one SUV that rolled numerous times and was on its roof. No occupants were around the vehicle. Within about fifteen minutes State Police were able to locate the two individuals at their residence. MICU 7-9 diverted from the scene and upon arrival with the patients requested two air medicals to the rear of the fire station. Engine 7-2 handled the LZs. Lifelion 3 and LifeNet 8-1 transported the injured to appropriate trauma centers.
MVA | April 14, 2014
April 5th – At 7:38 PM Squad 7 and Engine 7-2 responded with 6 to the 4100 Block of Scotland Main Street. Upon arrival units found one auto off of the roadway with severe damage to the passenger side. Crews assisted EMS and hazard control and went in service shortly after 8 PM.
EMS OPEN HOUSE | April 11, 2014
FAYETTEVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
PRESENTS OUR ANNUAL
EMS WEEK OPEN HOUSE
SUNDAY MAY 18, 2014
FAYETTEVILLE V.F.D. CARNIVAL GROUNDS
101 WEST MAIN STREET – FAYETTEVILLE
LIVE WAYZ BROADCAST WITH TINY AND KATY
FIRE/EMS/VEHICLE EXTRICATION DEMONSTRATIONS
“HANDS ONLY” CPR INSTRUCTION – TWO MINUTES TO SAVE A LIFE AND GET A FREE LUNCH!
A VISIT FROM LIFENET 8-1 AIR MEDICAL HELICOPTER
MOON BOUNCE, FACE PAINTING AND MUCH MORE
HOT DOGS, SNOW CONES, COTTON CANDY, POPCORN, BEVERAGES
FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
EVENTS PAGE ADDED | April 11, 2014
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