GFR conducted live burn training off of US 70. GFR has two properties to burn for both training and to make way for new development in the White Oak area.
GFR units responded to a residential structure fire off of Colonial Dr. GFR was able to make a quick and aggressive attack on the fire. Crews remained on the scene for approx. 3hrs.
A-Shift trained on vehicle extrication. Crews worked together to simulate removing trapped victims from a vehicle and other various extrication techniques.
C-Shift had a busy work cycle responding to multiple vehicle accidents. Crews responded to two seperate accidents involving overturned vehicles and one fatal motorcycle accident.
Garner E-2, E-3, E-9, T-5, T-12, Batt 1, Batt 2, Car 2, Car 5, Fairview E-3, and Car 2 responded to a barn fire on Crowder Rd.
Engine 3, Rescue 1 and Battalion 1 responded to a MVC with a subject in a ditch under a moped. Crews quickly removed the moped from the subject and treated him for transport.
GFR units responded to an overturned tractor trailer on the 70 Bypass. Minor injuries were reported and crews remained on the scene for a few hours.
Garner E-3 and Batt 1 responded to a working vehicle fire at Vandora Springs Rd. and Timber Dr.
GFR responded to a high impact two vehicle motor vehicle accident on I-40.
GFR remained on the scene for approx. 3hrs.
Garner E-3, R-1 and Batt 1 responded to a MVC on US 70.
Garner Fire Rescue celebrated Moose's first birthday. Moose turned 1 on 8/31/2014.
St. 4 A-shift performing annual service testing of apparatus.
E-1, R-1 and Batt 1 responded to a single car vs. tree MVC on US 70 at Montague St. One subject was transported with minor injuries.
E-1, R-1, Batt 1 responded to a MVC rollover on I-40. Subject got out of the vehicle on their own but was transported to Wake Med with minor injuries by EMS.
E-4, R-1, and Batt 1 responded to a 2 vehicle MVC on White Oak Rd. Wake EMS transported 3 patients with minor injuries.
E-3, E-1, R-1 and Battalion 1 responded to a 3 car MVC with one vehicle on top of another and one subject trapped. The patient was quickly extricated for transport.
Water Rescue Training
Garner Fire E-1, E-4, L-1, C-1, C-2, C-5, BATT-1, BATT-2, Eastern Wake Fire, Clayton Fire, Raleigh Haz-Mat, Wake EMS 19, 18, Truck 1 responded to a large natural gas leak at 4106 Compressor Dr off Guy Rd.
Garner Fire conducted another live burn exercise on Main St.
Garner units responded to a structure fire on Hilltop Avenue involving a bedroom and hallway. The fire was quickly extinguished and overhaul performed.
Multiple Garner units with mutual aid from Cleveland, Fairview and 50-210 responded to a structure fire on Brickyard Ct. with a fully involved garage and extension into the kitchen and attic. Crews worked efficiently to have the fire marked under control within an hour.
GFR responded to an overturned vehicle accident on Timber Dr. One subject had to be extricated from the vehicle and was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
All GFR staff is participating in Survival and Rapid Intervention Team certification classes throughout the next few weeks. Below, a fireman is executing a ladder bail out technique.
GFR responded to a three vehicle MVA at the intersection of White Oak Rd. & Timber Dr. East. One patient had to be extricated and was transported to the hospital.
Engine 3 and Batt 1 responded to a working vehicle fire on Skyview Drive.
Engine 1 and Moose teaching the students at Creech Road Elementary about careers in the fire service and fire prevention.
GFR and Wake EMS participated in a Pre-Prom event at Garner Senior High School. GFR and EMS talked with students on driving safety, making responsible choices and performed a mock vehicle accident demonstration.
Engine 1, Rescue 1 and Battalion 1 responded to a MVC overturned on W. Garner Rd. @ Capital View St. Two patients were trapped with injuries and quickly extricated.
Garner Fire Rescue conducted live burn training on a house located off of Purvis St. GFR will be conducting multiple live burns on different structures throughout 2014.
GFR responded to an illegal burn. When units arrived, they found the remenance of a mobile home engulfed in flames. GFR remained on the scene for aprox. 2hrs.
GFR Ladder 1 and Battalion 1 responded with Johnston County Fire Units to a kitchen fire. Ladder 1 assissted with roof operations. Units cleared the scene within an hour.
Garner Engine 4 participated in Chairs For Hope at Vandora Springs Elementary. There was a silent auction held and Engine 4 won the bid for this chair.
GFR was selected as 1 of 50 fire departments nationwide to recieve a donation from Charmin. GFR recieved over 900 rolls of toilet paper as part of the Charmin Relief Project. Press Release: http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20140319-905794.html
Engine 1 conducted fire prevention and safety today for several preschool classes at First Baptist Church of Garner.
Engine 2 got the oppurtunity to meet with two of Garner Fire Rescue's future firefighters. The future members got a first hand tour of the fire truck and it's equipment.
Connor Pearson delivered a box of snacks for the firefighters @ Garner Station 1 for a RA project he is doing for Aversboro Baptist Church.
Thank you Connor!!
Many of our Firefighters took part in Read Across America in our schools today, including the Garner Fire Chief, Matthew Poole (Pictured Below).
Engine 1 responded to a MVC, motorcycle vs. tree, at West Garner Rd. and St. Mary's St. One patient was treated on scene for injuries and transported by Wake EMS.
Engine 1, Rescue 1 and Raleigh Engine 10 responded to a MVC rollover on I-40 at 440. Occupant was treated with minor injuries.
Engine 4 and Rescue 1 responded to an overturned motor vehicle accident with one victim trapped inside on White Oak Rd. Crews used extrication equipment to free the victim and he was transported to the hospital.
Rescue 1 and Batt 1 responded to a broken hydrant clipped by a transfer truck at 2700 Timber Drive. R-1 crew assisted Raleigh Public Utilities with locating the street valve and shutting down the hydrant.
Engine 4 responded to a MVC, vehicle vs. a fire hydrant at US 70 and Raynor Rd. Engine 4 crew assisted Raleigh Public Utilities with locating the street valve and shutting down the hydrant.
GFR responded to a residential structure fire on Pineview Dr. When GFR arrived on the scene, they found the roof to be fully engulfed in flames. GFR quickly extinguished the fire. No injuries where reported and GFR remained on scene for aprox 3hrs.
GFR responded with multiple other departments to a large residential structure fire. Fire crews battled the large fire or over 4hrs in freezing conditions. GFR assissted in attacking the fire and tanker shuttle operations. Photos by Mike Legeros.
Engine 2 and Battalion 2 responded to a single vehicle accident at 10420 Ten Ten Rd.
Garner Engine 2 and Rescue 2 responded to a MVC at Rock Service Station Rd. and Pagan Rd. with minor injuries.
Garner Engine 2 and Battalion 2 responded with Fuquay and Faiview Fire on a house fire at 3708 Gelder Dr.
E-1, R-1 and Batt 1 responded to a single vehicle rollover on I-40 with entrapment. The patient was quickly extricated from the vehicle.
E-2, R-3, and Batt-2 as well as EMS 16 and SHP responded to a single car rollover versus a tree with one injury on Ten Ten Rd.
E-2, E-1, E-3, R-1, Batt-1 and 2, R-2, E-5, E-9, T-12, WC-1 responded to a working barn fire at 1836 Benson Rd.
GFR responded to two seperate vehicle fires on Saturday night. Both fires were quickly contained by fire crews.
Garner Engine 4 and Rescue 1 responded to single vehicle MVA on Auburn Church Rd. Three patients were treated and transported to the hospital.
Engine 1, R-1, and Batt 1 responded to a motorcycle accident with no injuries on US 70 E.