Wake County EMS

Fire at Chili’s Attacked by WFFD

At 7:34 PM on April 11, 2019, Wake Forest Fire Department units were dispatched to Chili’s restaurant in Wake Forest with a reported structure fire. WF Engine 1, Engine 2, Engine 3, Engine 4, Ladder 1, and Battalion 1 arrived on the scene quickly. On arrival, firefighters entered the structure and found a small fire which was brought under control …

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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 take car of injured and …

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Man Bites Dog, or Snake, in This Case

In journalism the phrase “man bites dog” refers to an unusual twist to a common event. It’s not uncommon for a dog to bite a man but a man biting a dog, that’s odd. This past Saturday evening I heard the strangest Wake County fire or EMS transmission I’ve heard in a while. It appears the call went out as …

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Head-On Collision on New Light Road. Stony Hill FD & Wake EMS.

On Sunday afternoon two cars came to an abrupt stop in Wake Forest on New Light Road right near Rolling View Drive. While occupants of the vehicles appeared shaken, they were insufficiently stirred, it appeared, to be transported to the hospital. It truly is amazing how modern vehicles protect occupants. Stoney Hill Fire Department Engine 392 was on the scene …

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Burlington & Capital Snag Another Accident

Multiple Wake Forest Fire Department units, including Wake Forest Engine 2, and Wake Forest Ladder 1 were dispatched at around 8:20 PM on Saturday evening for a nasty collision at Burlington Mills and Capital Blvd. The wreck closed the northbound lanes of Capital Boulevard for a while. Those of us who travel local roads are all too familiar with the …

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Pedestrian Struck on Capital Boulevard

Last night while we were having a driving rain storm in Wake Forest a pedestrian was stuck on Capital Boulevard in Raleigh at about 8:00 pm. The victim’s injuries appear to be serious, but not life-threatening. Raleigh Police Department officers responded to the intersection of Capital Boulevard and Calvary Drive, where a male pedestrian had been struck by an unknown …

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Nasty Collision on Galaxy Drive Sends Two to Hospital

At about 12:30 PM on Monday witnesses reported a driver driving on Dr. Calvin Jones Highway missed a red light while driving a Lincoln Town Car and unfortunately collided almost dead-on the passenger door of a car turning left onto Galaxy Drive. I do not believe there was a passenger in the car that was struck. Both drivers were transported …

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Sunday North White Street House Fire in Wake Forest

Just about noon on Sunday a very kind and observant neighbor who lives behind 600 N. White Street noticed flames or heavy smoke coming out the top of the back door to the house. She called 9-1-1 and started the Wake Forest Fire Department, Wake Forest Police, and related Wake EMS and Eastern Wake EMS units. People on the scene …

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Tragic Thursday Night Capital Blvd Motorcycle Accident

On Thursday evening a little after 9 PM the call went out for Wake Forest first responders to assist a motorcyclist in trouble on Capital Boulevard in front of the Verizon store near Lowe’s Home Improvement. It was not immediately clear if the incident was the result of an accident with another vehicle. While I hope and pray the motorcycle …

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Minivan Unlucky at Shopping Center

On Thursday evening some cars decided to setup a brain twister for Wake Forest Police Department, Wake Forest Fire Department, and Wake EMS to figure out. The accident occurred at Durham Road and Cloverleaf Drive. To be honest I never knew that was the name of the road. I’m not sure if anyone was injured. If they were, please accept …

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