Garner Rescue 2 and E-9 responded with Fuquay and Fairview Fire Dept. to a working house fire at 5230 Turning Branch Ln.
Engine 4 and Rescue 1 responded to a vehicle accident on White Oak Rd. One patient was found with minor injuries.
Engine 3, Rescue 1, Battalion 1 and EMS responded to an MVC at Timber Drive and Benson Road with minor injuries.
Garner Fire-Rescue would like to thank Jimmy Jones for serving on our Board of Directors for the past 4 years.
Engine 3 responded to a working vehicle fire at 4300 Fayetteville Rd. The fire was quickly contained.
Garner E-2, R-1, Batt 1, Batt 2, EMS 16 and District 2 responded to a MVC on Old Stage Rd.
GFR held an an annual golf tournament at Eagle Ridge Golf Course. GFR members competed on seperate teams for a cash prize. Pictured below is the winning team.
Engine 1 responded to a working vehicle fire on Creech Rd. The fire was quickly contained. The fire is under investigation by the WCFMO.
GFR E-4 and RFD E-26 responded to an MVA on Battle Bridge Rd. The driver was transported with only minor injuries.
Garner E-3, E-1, R-1, E-4, Batt. 1, Raleigh E-2 responded to a working house fire on Rolling Ridge Ct. E-3 was first to arrive with heavy fire in the carport and a parked car burning. The fire was marked under control in 24 minutes.
GFR is proud to announce the arrival of our new working dog, Moose. Moose will live at Station 1 and will be a new face of GFR during fire prevention and public events. Moose is an Australian Labrodoodle. Services for Moose have been graciously donated by the local community.
Garner Engine 3 responded to a vehicle fire in the parking lot of the McDonalds on
Timber Dr. Engine 3 was able to quickly contain the fire.
Garner Engine 4 recently responded to two seperate vehicle fires. Both fires were quickly contained.
Garner E-4, E-5 and Batt 1 responded to a working RV fire at 2300 US 70 Hwy. The fire was quickly extinguished and overhaul operations performed.
Garner E-1 and R-1 responded to a 2 car MVC at White Oak Road & Timber Drive East with one vehicle on its side requiring stabilization for removal of patients from the rear of the vehicle.
Garner E-2, E-1, R-1, R-2, Batt 1, Batt 2, and Wake EMS 16, 18, DC-2 responded to MVC involving a tractor trailor with entrapment on Benson Rd. One patient with serious injuries was airlifted to Wake Med.
Engine 1 teaching fire prevention to the preschoolers at Garner United Methodist Church.
Garner Fire Rescue participated in live fire training on Guy Rd. with assistance from Clayton Fire Deparment.
GFR members and members of East Coast Towing recently completed training together. Crews trained on stabalization of large vehicles and vehicle extrication.
Garner units and mutual aid from Fairview, Fuquay, Swift Creek and Cleveland fire departments responded to a 1 1/2 story house with heavy fire coming from a second story window over the garage. The fire was quickly contained and extensive overhaul operations were carried out.
Engine 1 responded to two seperate vehicle fires. One vehicle fire was invoving farm equipment and other was threatening a structure. Both fires were quickly contained.
Engine 3, Rescue 1 and Battalion 1 respond to a single vehicle accident on Buffalo Rd. Wake County EMS 19 transported one patient to Wake Med.
GFR, Fairview, and Fuquay FD responded to a structure fire on Old Stage Rd. Crews arrived to find a large storage garage fully involved. No injuries were reported and the fire was contained in approximately 2hrs.
GFR recently participated in the annual GPD Broomball Tournament. This tournament raises money for the PAAL program, a program that GFR actively participates in. The PAAL program is a program that actively invovles public safety with youth in the community through special programs and sports activities. GFR had a great time and placed 3rd overall in the tournament.
Crews from C-Shift had a busy day reponding to two seperate working fires. E-4 responded with Johnston County units to a fire on Old Evans Rd. GFR also responded to a house fire on Misty Meadow Lane. When fire crews arrived they found a fire in the garage, the fire was quickly contained. (Photos courtesy of jocofire.com)
Garner E-2, E-3, R-1, Batt 1 & 2 responded to a MVC rollerover with entrapments. Occupants were quickly freed from the vehicle.
Garner Fire crews worked hard to extinguish this fire caused by a lighting strike. The home owners were quick to dial 911 once they smell something burning, allowing the Garner Fire Department to stop the spread of fire. Please remember to have a working smoke detector and have a plan to get out of your home safely.
Additional photos http://www.flickr.com/photos/leewilson/sets/72157635100737749/(Courtesy of Lee Wilson)
GFR participated in the annual National Night Out, held at the Chic Fil-A at White Oak Shopping Center. GFR taught guests about fire prevention and Sparky The Fire Dog made a special visit.
E-2, R-1, Batt-2, Garner PD and SHP responded to a 10-50 @ Benson Rd. and Buffaloe Rd. involving 4 cars.
E-1, E-3, R-1 and Battalion 1 responded to a single car accident on U.S. 70 E. at Benson Rd. with one subject pinned.
B-Shift conducted extrication training with Eastcoast Towing on Purser Dr.
E-4, E-5 and Batt.1 responded to a tree down on a house with electrical hazard on Dusty Rd. The tree had landed on the house, knocked down power lines and threatened an LP tank in the yard. The homeowner got out of the house with no injuries, power was disconnected to the house and the LP tank was cut off preventing any further damage.
E-4 and R-1 responded to MVC at I40 and US 70 with minor injuries.
E-4 and R-1 responded to a MVC at Raynor Rd. and White Oak Rd. with two patients requiring transport.
E-4 and R-1 responded to a two vehicle MVC at Timber Dr. E and Shenstone Blvd. with minor injuries.
All four GFR stations participating in Technical Rescue training at the Wyngate Inn.
Engine 2, R-1, R-2, Batt 1, Batt 2, responded to a single vehicle rollover at Jordan Rd and Sauls Rd. One person was transported to the hospital.
Engine 1, Battalion 1, and RFD Engine 2 responded to a vehicle fire on I-40. Crews found a fully involved RV when they arrived on the scene. The fire was quickly contained.
Engine 1 and Battalion 1 reponded to a fully involved vehicle fire on I-40 and was quickly extinguished.
Members of GFR were recognized for their life saving efforts at the Wake County Code Save Ceremony. Members were honored for their efforts in the resuscitation of sudden cardiac arrest patients in 2012.
C Shift trained at the Wake County Fire Training Center all day as part of a Company Officer Development Class.
E-1 and R-1 on the scene of a vehicle fire on November St.
GFR E-3 responded to a motor vehicle accident, where a vehicle struck a building. Only minor injuries to the driver and the area of the building that was hit had to be closed.
Garner E-2, 3, 5, 9, Tanker 12, Rescue 1, 2, Batt. 1, 2, Car 1, 2, Fairview E-2, 3, Tanker responded to a working house fire at 8414 Fawncrest. Fire was brought under control in about 45 minutes.
Garner E-2, R-1, R-2, Batt 1, Batt 2, and Car 1 responded to a head on collision on Old Stage Rd. Two patients were transported to the hospital.
Annual service testing has to be performed on all of Garner's pumping apparatus and was completed by station 4's A-shift crew.
Garner Fire Rescue participated in the annual Triangle Beach Music Festival held in Garner. GFR and Wake County EMS provided fire and medical coverage during the event. A great time was had by all.
Garner Engine 1 responded to a MVC at Aversboro Rd.and Poole Dr. Power was interrupted due to guide wire crossing feeder lines.
Garner Engine 4, R-1, and Batt 1 responded to a two vehicle accident on Guy Rd.
Garner Engine 3 and Rescue 1 with the students at Garner Senior High School. These students are part of a new program that allows students to take courses in firefighting, emergency medical care, and rescue as part of their high school education. GFR is excited about this new program and hopes to assisst as much as possible.
Garner Station 2 members are pictured at the annual Chairs For Hope Fundraiser held in Garner. Chairs For Hope is a fundraiser that supports The Relay For Life. This is the third year GFR has supported this great cause.
E-4 and Battalion 1 responded to a vehicle fire at Whiteoak Crossing.
E-2, R-2, Battalion 2, and Battalion 1 responded to a vehicle accident on Benson Rd. at Cleveland Rd. The vehicle went down an embankment and rolled over.
E-1, R-1 and Batt 1 responded to a multi vehicle collision on I-40 West at Hwy 70. One person was transported to Wake Med.
Members of GFR were visited by a special guest during Technical Rescue training.
3/10/2013 (A & B Shifts)
21 calls for service with 3 working house fires during the 24 hours of 3/10/13.
Garner E-1, E-2, E-3, E-4, R-1, R-2, Fairview E-3, Raleigh E-2, Garner C-1, C-2 & Battalion 1 responded to a working house fire @ 1311 Elkhorn. Crews found a car that crashed into the side of the house into a natural gas meter. The gas line was broken and feed the fire for several hours. Once the fire in the house was controlled, crews worked to keep the gas fire from spreading back into the house until Public Service Gas could arrive and shut the gas off. No injuries reported.
Garner E-1, E-3, E-4, R-1, Fairview E-3, Raleigh E-2, Garner Battalion 1 and Car 2 responded to a working house fire on Parkwood Dr. Crews found the kitchen on fire with no occupants home.
Garner E-2, E-9, E-3 T-12, R-2, Fuquay E-2, E-3, T-3, Garner C-1, C-2, Battalion 1 responded to a reported house fire @ 5845 Rock Service Station Rd. Crews found a small fire in the attic area near an attic fan.
Engine 1, Rescue 1 and Battalion 1 responded to an overturned vehicle at Timber Drive East and White Oak Rd. One patient still in the vehicle was quickly extricated.
Engine 1 responded to a brush fire on US 70 and TV Tower Rd. The fire was quickly extinguished.
GFR Engine 4 and Tanker 7 assissted Clayton FD with water supply training. This training is part of the routine mutual aid training that GFR conducts with neighboring fire departments.
E-1, R-1, and Battalion 1 responded to a single vehicle accident with injuries at Us 70 and Loop Rd.
GFR members training on water supply and dump tank operations.
Garner Fire Rescue and Fairview FD responded to a motor vehicle accident on Old Stage Rd. When units arrived on the scene, they encountered one subject in each vehicle pinned. GFR and and Fairview FD worked together and extricated both patients.
GFR Engine 1 conducted fire extinguisher training at the new WakeMed site on US 70. Workers participated in live fire scenarios training on fire extinguisher use.
Garner Fire Rescue (GFR), Eastern Wake and Clayton Fire Departments responded to a mobile home fire on Auburn Estates Rd. GFR Engine 4 arrived first and was met with heavy fire coming from the rear and interior of the trailer. Units contained the fire in approx. one hour and remained on the scene for four hours.
GFR members from Stations 1 and 3 pictured enjoying a Superbowl dinnner together. GFR members are on duty everyday of the year and try to find time to enjoy special occasions.
E-3, E-1, R-1 and Batt 1 were invited to East Coast Towing on Rupert Dr. for training with low pressure airbags.
Garner E-2, R-1, Batt 2 responded to a single vehicle accident on Birdie Dr. No injuries reported.
Garner Fire units responded to a house fire on Yeargan Rd. When crews arrived, they were met with heavy fire in the residence. Crews quickly extinguished the fire and searched the house. No one was home at the time of the fire. The fire remains under investigation by the Wake County Fire Marshall's Office.
Garner fire units were dispatched to a structure fire at 5525 Trekwood Dr. Units arrived to find a two story residence with heavy fire on the second floor and vented through the roof over the garage. All occupants were out of the residence and an aggressive fire attack was initiated with 1 3/4" and 3" hand lines.
Garner units responding were E-1, E-2, E-3, E-4, E-9, T-7, T-12, R-2, Battalion 1, Battalion 2, Car 1 and Car 2. Mutual aid responded from Cleveland, Elevation, 50-210, Fairview and Fuquay Fire Departments along with the East Wake Tanker Task Force to include Eastern Wake, New Hope, Rolesville, Hopkins, Wendell and Zebulon.
GFR members are completing the Ropes Specialty certification. This training is part of the ongoing training that GFR members partcipate in to improve and maintain their rescue skills.
Engine 1 and Battalion 1 responded to a vehicle fire on Jones Sausage Rd.
Members of Station 2 were visited by an old friend. Billy was a victim of a fall from a roof that GFR responded to last year. GFR has kept in contact with Billy and his family since his accident. We continue to wish Billy and his family the best and a speedy recovery.