Bay Leaf Fire Department

Wake Forest Fire Department Fire Photos – Limb Falls, House Burns

Here are the latest photos of emergency calls the Wake Forest Fire Department responded to. In case you are not aware, we post the dispatch calls for the WFFD on our Facebook page and you can listen to the Wake Forest News Police and Fire Scanner Channel online. July 24, 2015 When units arrived on scene to this house on …

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Bay Leaf Fire Department Silently Serves Kids

Hundreds or thousands of daily miracles and good deeds happen each day that go unnoticed. People silently do amazing things to help others in need with any expectation of even a pat on the back. But in this case I’ve got to publicly recognize the amazing folks that helped in collecting Toys for Tots recently. It is truly amazing how …

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Passenger Car Plows Into Truck on I-540 and Ray Road

On Wednesday evening just before 9 PM an accident occurred on I-540 eastbound, near Ray Road. A passenger car plowed into the back of a truck in trouble. Both Durham Highway Fire Department and Bay Leaf Fire Department had units on the scene to deal with the accident and the ensuing traffic mess as all I-540 traffic funneled down to …

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Raleigh Firefighter Convention in Pictures and Video

Last week in Raleigh at the Convention Center the South Atlantic Fire Rescue Expo 2014 was held. It was my first time attending and besides a large variety of educational classes and extracurricular activities, which I missed, I did manage to drop in on a few events. For those of us not in the firefighting world the expo exhibits on …

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South Atlantic Fire Rescue Expo Raleigh Fire Truck Parade

As part of the South Atlantic Fire Rescue Expo held in Raleigh last week, Saturday events included a fire truck parade for attendees. Both local and regional departments had trucks traveling down blocked off Raleigh streets on Saturday under hot blue skies. Departments included Durham Highway Volunteer Fire Department, Sharpsburg Fire Department, Bay Leaf Fire Department, Raleigh Fire Department, Antioch …

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You Know You Are Having a Bad Day When…

After noon on Thursday I was down on 540 when a call went out for Bay Leaf Fire Department units to respond to what could have been a vehicle over the embankment and driver pinned call. Both Bay Leaf Rescue 36 and Pumper 251 with their super awesome firefighters were dispatched along with the stellar paramedics of Wake EMS 12. …

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Local Fire Departments Help Make Pediatric Burn Victims Smile

On Friday, 35 firetrucks gathered in the parking lot at Triangle Center Mall and waited as kids from across North Carolina rolled up and registered to participate in Camp Celebrate, a special camp just for pediatric burn victims in North Carolina. The University of North Carolina Burn Center and others have been offering Camp Celebrate since 1982. But the experience …

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Bike Versus Car. Car Wins.

An injured bicyclist is attended to by Wake EMS and Bay Leaf Fire Department after being struck by a car.

I stumbled across a bike versus accident at Durham Road & Peed Rd. It appeared the bicyclist was shaken up and possible had an injured leg or ankle. The handlebars of his bike were fairly bent. Bay Leaf Fire Department and EMS 12 were quickly on the scene and transported him to the hospital. If someone knows who this guy …

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Multiple Fire Departments Come to the Aid of a Former New Home

On Friday evening Wake Forest Fire Department, Stony Hill Fire Department, Durham Highway Fire Department, Bay Leaf Fire Department, Creedmoor Fire Department, and Brassfields Fire Department were all called in to help try to save a home under construction that was engulfed in fire. Here is one of the dispatch calls that went out. Just finding the brand new house …

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New Bay Leaf Fire Station Has a Fire Pole. Cool!

Not that long ago we had the chance to meet with Chief Tim Pope at the new Bay Leaf Station 1 and take a tour of the new building. While Bay Leaf is typically a bit out of our range of coverage on a regular basis we had to go take a look once we found out they had a …

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