Garner E1, E3, E4, L1, R1, Batt-1 and Raleigh E10 responded to a working structure fire. When crews arrived they found heavy fire showing from the garage. Crews made a quick attack on the fire keeping it from spreading through the rest of the house.
Garner FireFighter Walter Hernandez was presented the Firefighter/EMT award from the VFW Post 232.
Garner E-3, E-1, E-4, E-2, L-1, Batt1, Batt 2, Car2, Wake EMS 18 responded to house fire at 105 Mercer Ct.
Garner E-2, R-1, Batt 1, Batt 2, and Car 2 responded to a head on MVC with a person pinned. Patient was extricated and transported to Wake Med trauma center by EMS 16.
Garner E4, R1 and Batt-1 responded to a MVA when crews arrived they found a fuel truck over turned with a minor fuel leak.
GFR was treated to dinner by our friends at Chick-fila. Members enjoyed a nice dinner and got to hear a short presentation from Miss Garner and Miss North Carolina.
Garner E1, E3, E4, R1, L1, Batt-1 and Raleigh E26, L8 were dispatched to a structure fire on Alaverde Way. When crews arrived they found smoke and fire coming from the kitchen in the rear of the house.
Garner Fire units responded to Battle Bridge Road, when crews arrived they found a storage building fully involved.
Engine 4 and Rescue 1 responded to a motor vehicle accident with a vehicle overturned on White Oak Rd.
Engine 4 responded to report of a concrete truck overturned and leaking fuel at construction site on White Oak Rd. No injuries reported. Aerial concrete pumping truck had overturned and the boom extended into the parking lot, crushing one passenger vehicle. E-4 checked for leaks and departed scene. Returned later in day to stand by for safety and fluid control during recovery.
Engine 4, Rescue 1 and Batt 1 responded to 185 Shenstone Blvd. Ulta Beauty parking lot for this MVA.
Engine 3, Rescue 1 and Battalion 1 responded to a motor vehicle accident at the
intersection of Hammond Rd. & Mechanical Blvd.
Garner E2, E5, E9, E3, E4, L1, R1, Tanker 12, Battalion 1, Car 2 along with Tankers from Cleveland (Johnston County), Fuquay-Varina and Fairview responded to Gray Dove Lane for a residential structure fire when crews arrived they found a 2800 Sq. Ft. house fully involved. Fire crews had to fight the fire from outside until a large amount of the fire was put out. Other departments responded to assist with water being hauled in due to no fire hydrants in the area.
Garner E3, E1, E2, L1, Battalion 1, Car 1 along with a Raleigh Fire Engine responded to Highland Drive for a residential structure fire when crews arrived they found smoke and fire showing from the roof, crews made entry and found all the fire was in the attic and quickly put the fire out.
Garner E1, E3, E4, L1, Car 1 and 2 along with a Raleigh Fire Engine responded to Hilltop Ave for a residential structure fire when crews arrived they found smoke showing from the roof, crews made entry and quickly put the fire out.
Garner E-3, E-1, L-1, R-1 and Battalion 1 responded to vehicle fire endangering a structure when crews arrived they found a fire in the back of a RV in the driveway with no damage to the home.
Garner E-2, E-3 and Battalion 1 responded to a gas leak in the Eagle Ridge subdivsion. Crews stayed on scene for more than 3 hours until the gas company could find and stop the leak. Rescue 1 responded to assist in filling air bottles for fire crews.
10 Garner Firefighters were recognized at the Wake County EMS Code Save Ceremony for their efforts in saving 4 lives in 2014.
Garner Engine 3 and Battalion 1 worked a vehicle fire on Timber Dr. when crews arrived they found all occupants were out of the vehicle and there was fire in the engine compartment.
Garner E-3, R-1, Battalion 1, Car 2 along with Wake County EMS and Garner PD performed in a pre-prom event at Garner High School to show students what could happen if you drink and drive. It is performed every year before prom, because we would like every child to be safe during their prom.
E-1 participated in the North Carolina Fallen Firefighters Parade and Memorial held in downtown Raleigh. The annual event is held in memory of NC firefighters who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
Station 4 crews began two day process of all annual service testing on all Garner Fire-Rescue apparatus.
Garner E-2 and R-2 responded to two different MVAs on Hwy 42 with a total of 2 subjects trapped and 4 subjects transported by EMS.
Garner E-3, R-1, Boat-1, UTV-1, Batt-1, Car-2, and Apex FD Dive Team assisted Garner PD and Wake SO on searching for a missing person at Lake Benson Park by land and water. Garner fire units rotated over a 3 day period.
Garner E-3, R-1, Batt-1 responded to a MVC when crews arrived they found 1 patient that was entrapped in the vehicle. The subject was quickly extricated from the vehicle.
Garner E-3, R-1, Batt-1 responded to an MVC on Old Stage Rd. Fire units arrived to find 2 patients with minor injuries who were helped out of the vehicle by passing motorist.
Garner E-3, R-1 and Batt 1 responded to an MVC at Benson Rd. and Timber Dr. with one subject entrapped. The subject was quickly extricated from the vehicle with minor injuries.
Garner E-1, Batt-1 responded to a gas leak on Dynamic Drive. Once crews arrived they found a ¾” gas line ruptured E-3, and L-1 were requested by command to assist in manpower for evacuation of the area and to protect members from the gas company while they controlled the leak.
GFR units responded to a single vehicle motor vehicle accident on I-40. When crews arrived, they found one subject pinned in the vehicle. GFR extricated the patient and assissted EMS in packaging and loading the patient for transport to WakeMed.
Garner E-3, E-9, Tanker 12, Batt-1 assisted Fairview, and Fuquay-Varina fire units at a large residential structure fire on Caddy Rd. Crews encountered heavy ice on the road as well as heavy smoke and fire conditions in the structure. During the incident additional man power was requested from Swift Creek, Raleigh, Apex, Holly Springs, Cary, Morrisville, Cleveland (Johnston County). The North Wake Tanker Strike Team from Durham Highway, Bay Leaf, Stoney Hill, and Wake Forest fire departments were called to assist in a rural water supply operation.
Garner E-2, E-3, E-1, E-9, R-1, R-2, Batt-1, Batt-2, Car-1, Car-2, Cleveland (Johnston County), Fairview, and Fuquay-Varina fire units responded to a residential structure fire on Benson Rd when crews arrived they found heavy smoke and fire conditions. Crews worked aggressively to get the fire under.
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Garner E-1, R-1, Batt-1 responded to MVA involving a passenger car & train. Crews arrived to find that the occupants of the car escaped without injury before the train collided with the car, no occupants of the train were injured either.
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Garner Fire Rescue conducted a live fire training on HWY 70 where the new development for the White Oak shopping center will be located. Garner Fire preforms these types of training exercises so we can stay up on our firefighting skills and techniques.
Garner E-1, Batt-1 responded to a working vehicle fire on Kitchen Dr.
Garner E-3, Batt-1 responded to working vehicle fire on Grovemont Rd.
Garner E-3, Batt-1 responded to working vehicle fire on Oregon Trl.
Garner E-2, E-3, L-1, R-2, Batt-1, Batt-2, Car-2, Fairview, and Fuquay-Varina units responded to a residential structure fire on Ten-Ten Road. Units on scene found fire in the walls and in the crawl space of the structure.
Engine 2, Batt 1,2, and 5 responded to this vehicle fire on Old Stage Rd.
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