Garner Fire Rescue responded to multiple vehicles on fire at 100 Rupert Dr. A total of 17 vehicles were involved in the fire. GFR used foam and water to combat the fire.
GFR members shown taking part in rescue training. GFR simulated a low and high angle rescue. Most GFR members are trained in technical rescue and the department holds the state standard of Heavy Rescue.
E-2, E-5, E-9, TA-7, R-1, Batt-1, Cleveland FD, Car 2, Car 5 responded to a house fire at Ewing Dr. Marked working fire upon arrival. Fire consumed two thirds of the residence.
GFR responded to a house fire on Foxwood Dr. When crews arrived they were met with heavy fire in the back of the house and fire extension into the attic. GFR was able to quickly contain and control the fire.
Garner Fire Rescue is proud to announce the promotion of the follwoing members (pictured left to right). These members were honored at a recent promotional ceremony held at the G.P.A.C. Congratulations, to all the newly promoted members.
Battalion Chief Donnie Lindsey
Captain Dustin Denning
Captain Ronnie Correia
Lieutenant Robert Hodge
Lieutenant Jeff Wommack
Lieutenant Christian Kemp
Garner Fire Rescue responded to an apartment fire at 114 Lenoxplace Cir. When crews arrived, they found a kitchen fire in the downstairs apartment. GFR quickly contained the fire and ventilated the apartment and adjacent apartments. GFR remained on scene for approximately one hour.
Garner Engine 2, Rescue 2 and Battalion 2 responded to a MVC overturned. Upon arrival E-2 found a patient trapped in the vehicle and was quickly extricated by personnel on scene.
Garner Engines 1,2,3,4, Rescue 2, Battalion 1, Car 1 and Car 5 responding to a working residential structure fire at 106 November St. E-1 arrived to find heavy smoke showing and fire venting from a window on the rear of the structure. All occupants were out of the house and the fire quickly brought under control in the kitchen and attic areas.
October of each year is dedicated as Fire Safety month. Garner Fire Rescue has been out to multiple schools, businesses, and community organizations this month to teach about fire safety and fire prevention. Engine 3 is pictured at Heather Park Daycare.
E-2, R-2, Batt. 2 responded to a single vehicle rollover on Old Stage Rd. and Rock Service Station Rd. No one injured.
E-2, R-1, Batt. 1 responded to a two vehicle accident head-on collision on Old Stage Rd and Stagecrest Dr. There were no injuries.
E-1, R-1 & Batt-1 responded to a 2 car MVC on I-40 with 1 vehicle on its side. 1 person was transported to Wake Med
E-1 & R-1 responded to a 3 vehicle MVC on US 70 Hwy. One driver was injured and taken to Wake Med.
E-2, E-4, E-5, E-9, R-1, Battalion 1&2 responded to a working house fire at 4800 Conestoga Circle. E-2 found fire venting through the roof upon arrival and had a quick knockdown with extensive overhaul.
GFR completed training at vacant structures off of US 70. All shifts were able to participate in this unique training. All structures on the property will soon be demolished to make way for the new Wake Medical Center.
GFE-3, FFE-3, FFE-2, GF BATT1 Responded to a shed fire at 5923 Woodcrest Dr
Congratulations to the members of Garner Fire Rescue Station 1 for recieving the
Town of Garner Commercial Property of the Month
Eng 3, Eng 1, Eng 2, R-1 and Battalion 1 responded on the initial alarm of a house fire at 107 Burnham Ct. Once onscene Eng 4 was added as the working fire engine. Units were confronted with fire in the kitchen/dining room area and fire in both attics. The fire was brought under control in about 30 mins.
E-4, E-1, R-1, Batt-1, E-3 responded to 273 Steel Hopper Way for a kitchen fire. Upon arrival found the fire extinguished by the occupant with an ABC extinguisher and a lid was placed over the pot. There was damage to the stove top, microwave, cabinets and ceiling in the general area. Positive pressure ventilation was conducted to remove smoke from the residence.
Garner Engine 2 and Fairview FD responded to an overturned motor vehicle accident. When fire crews arrived, they found a garbage truck that had overturned. The truck was unoccupied and no injuries were reported. Units cleared the scene in one hour.
Garner E-1, E-4, R-1, and Battalion 1 responded with Garner PD, Wake SO, Wake EMS and NC SHP to a reported rollover with a jump and run on I 40 at the US 70 eastbound exit. No injuries were found and 2 subjects were taken into custody.
Garner Fire Rescue Engine 2 pictured at a benefit for Bill Volz. Billy was the victim of a fall from a roof in mid April. Engine 2 responded to his accident and has remained in contact with the Volz family since. Billy is recovering well and continues to attend physical therapy. We continue to wish Billy and his family the best in the recovery process.
Garner Fire and Rescue has recently completed water rescue training at Lake Benson. All crews participated in training on live water rescues.
Garner E-1,R-1, E-4 and Battalion 1 were dispatched to a single car rollover accident on the Timber Dr. extension with 1 subject trapped in the vehicle. All crews worked together stabilizing the vehicle and flapping down the roof to make access to the patient. The patient was safely removed and transported to the hospital by EMS.
Garner E-1, E-4, R-1, Battalion 1 and Raleigh E-10 responded to a MVC head on at I-40 EB and Jones Sausage Rd. with extended extrication time.
Garner E-4, E-5, E-2, E-9, R-1, Batt 1, Batt 2, C-1, C-2, EWP-1, EWP-2, Clayton E-5, and Cleveland E-1 reponded to a house fire on Old Cascade Dr. E-4 arrived on scene and marked working fire with heavy fire coming through the roof. Crews had the fire under control in less than 30 minutes.
Residential structure fire at 613 Berkshire with heavy fire showing from division B carport upon arrival with extension into division 1 and attic. Responding units: Garner E-1, E-2, E-3, E-4, R-1, Batt 1, Batt 2, Raleigh E-10, Fairview E-3, Wake EMS 18, 19 and Truck 1.
Garner Fire Rescue and EMS responded to an overturned vehicle on Old Stage Rd. When GFR arrived two subjects were found trapped inside the vehicle. GFR was able to remove the two victims and EMS transported them to the hospital.
GFR conducted rescue training at the water tower of the former ConAgra plant. GFR simulated a rescue from the top of the plant's water tower.
Garner Engine 1, Engine 4, Rescue 1, Battalion 1, Raleigh Engine 26 and Wake EMS reponded to a head-on MVC with reported pin-ins and multiple patients. Upon arrival, Engine 1 found 2 cars with one driver pinned, an infant code blue and 3 additional traumas. The driver was extricated and all patients in route to the hospital within 40 minutes from dispatch.
photo courtesy of ABC 11 news
In mid April, GFR Engine 2 responded to a subject who had fallen from a roof. When Engine 2 arrived th crew quickly administered care, packaged the patient, and rapidly loaded the patient into EMS 16. The patient was taken to WakeMed with severe spinal injuries. The patient returned home today and Engine 2's and EMS 16's crew were able to be there for his return. We wish Billy and his family the best and a speedy recovery!!
Garner Fire Rescue and Garner Police Department participating in the Annual Torch Run for the Special Olympics.
Garner Fire E-1, E-4, R-1, Cleveland Fire E-2, E-5, Car 1, T-1, WCEMS 19, 92 DC 1, and 50-210 EMS Responded to an overturned tractor-trailer on the Clayton Bypass/I-40 Ramp with driver pinned. Units arrived to find vehicle on the side, driver trapped and fuel leaking into cab. Secured fuel leak and raised cab, with assistance from Ivey's Towing, to extricate subject.
Garner Fire E-3 responded to a vehicle fire in the parking lot of 2640 Timber Drive. Fire quickly brought under control.
Garner Fire-Rescue units participating in a live burn exercise on Montague Street in Garner.
Engine 1, Engine 4, Rescue 1, Battalion 1 and Raleigh Engine 26 responded to a reported vehicle fire with a "heavy fuel load capacity" on I-40. Upon arrival, units found a 26' RV with fire showing and quickly brought it under control.
Engine 4, Engine 1, Batt 1, Rescue 1, NCSHP, 2 WCEMS, WCEMS District Chief, and 1 Cary EMS unit. Responded to 3 vehicle motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Guy Road and Hwy 70. One patient was trapped in the vehicle. Crews worked quickly and had the patient extricated and transported. Crews cleared the scene in aprox. one hour.
Engine 2 training on water supply and hose handling.
Garner Engine 2, Rescue 1 and EMS responded to an overturned motor vehicle accident on Old Stage Rd. One patient was transported with injuries.
Garner E-2, E-3, R-2, E-9, Tanker 12, Batt 1, Batt 2, Car 2, Fairview Fire E-2, E-3, Tanker 2, Fuquay-Varina Fire Tanker 2. Reported house fire fire due to lightning strike. Units arrived on scene to find working fire in the attic division of house. Fire contained to attic and bedroom on second floor.
EMT training with some patient care.
Engine 2 participated in fire prevention at Avery St gym for the PAAL program.
Capt Lindsey, Lt. Kenny, and Firefighter Harper received an award for a code save in 2011. Chief Poole also attended the ceremony.
GFR Engines 4, 9, Brush 8, Battalion 1 and units from Cleveland FD responded to a vehicle fire on I-40. Crews found a working fire invovling approx. 100 bails of straw. I-40 was shut down for an hour and a half while the fire was extinguished.
Engine 4 on the scene of a vehicle accident on Waterfield Dr.
Rescue training conducted at the old Conagra water tower. All stations climbed the tower and repelled.
Engine 1,2,3,4 Battalion 1,2, Rescue 2 responded to a working kitchen fire on Burnham Ct. Fire extended into the attic but was quickly extinguished.
Engine 1, Rescue 1, and Battalion 1 responded to a single vehicle MVA with a Pedestrain struck on I-40 at Jones Sausage Rd. http://www.wral.com/news/news_briefs/story/10935164/
E-2, E-1, R-2, TA-12, Batt 1, and Car 2 responded to a fully involved shed fire at 5932 Blooming Acres Rd.
Garner, Eastern Wake, and Clayton on a working fire off of Old Baucom Rd.
Garner Fire-Rescue welcomes Mac McQuown and Project Foot to station 1. This is one of his many stops on a journey across the the country raising money to help homeless veterans and military families. Here's a link to his website, http://www.projectfoot.org
E-4, R-1 & Battalion 1 responded to a single car MVC with minor injuries, resulting from a police chase on I 40.
GFR crews participating in rescue training at Station 1.