Vehicles Pile Up on Durham Road During Morning Commute

Bad accident on Durham Road at Camp Kanata around 7:40 AM on September 10, 2014. We had what appeared to be a bad four car accident this morning that snarled traffic for miles in both directions. Stony Hill Rural Fire Department, Wake County EMS and North Carolina State Highway Patrol were on the scene to … Read more

Van Overcorrects and Winds Up Jumping Ditch

On Sunday night Wake Forest Engine 1, Wake Forest Ladder 1, and the State Highway Patrol were invited to an impromptu meeting at 1529 Jenkins Road in Wake Forest. Witnesses described the van driven by a woman was headed up Jenkins Road from Capital Boulevard and had just passed Fullard Drive when the passenger side … Read more

Drug Abuse in Wake Forest – Don-Da-Don

What began as a whisper in my ear about allegations of drug traffic passing through Wake Forest started me thinking, for once. Don’t get used to that happening too much, it’s exhausting. It occurred to me the biggest misperception people probably have is to assume there are not drugs in our innocent and friendly Wake … Read more

Listen to Wake Forest Area Police and Fire Departments

In order to help residents stay tuned to the latest events in the Wake Forest area we are bringing you the Wake Forest News live scanner so you can hear events as they happen. Using the player below you can listen to events as they happen using your computer or smartphone. You will be able … Read more

Saint Luke Catholic Church Hellish This Morning With Fire

At 2:26 AM this morning a fire alarm went off and then the call went out for a fire in Saint Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church just down the road from the Bay Leaf Fire Department. The church is located at 12333 Bayleaf Church Road, Raleigh. In what seemed like a scene straight out of … Read more

Truck Driver Has Erection and Falls Over in Wake Forest

Thanks to an awesome Facebook reader we learned of a truck accident today between Purnell Road and Jenkins Road on Capital Blvd. Traffic was snarled as people gawked at the big truck laying on its side. What, you’ve never seen a huge truck fall over? Okay, we’ll give you the fact it’s not something we … Read more

Wake Forest Station 5 Responds to I-540 Accident

This evening Wake Forest Fire Department responded with a number of other fire departments including City of Raleigh, Bay Leaf and Durham Highway to an unfortunate accident on I-540 just after Six Forks Road and just before the exit for Falls of Neuse Road. Listen to the Fire Department dispatch call above. It appears a … Read more