Wake County EMS

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 wheels of the van went …

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Is Granville County a Good Place to Die Because of EMS?

Right off the bat I’m going to confess, the title is salacious shocking. But it is doing it’s job as a good title should and drags you in to read the story and understand the issues. In July 2010 Granville County, North Carolina handed over the EMS services to Granville Health System (GHS), a non-profit community medical provider. It appears …

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Wake EMS Goes Hollywood

The exceptional folks over at Setla Film Productions have given us approval to share their recent show about Wake EMS. Regular readers will recognize Dr. Brent Myers and Jeff Hammerstein from Wake EMS who have been interviewed here before. The story told through the video below does an exceptional job of showing the benefit of the state-of-the-art life-saving resources all …

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Local Wake Forest Women Caught Redhanded Saving a Life

Most of the time local heroes pass silently from one day to another, receiving little recognition for amazing deeds. But today is the exception. Today is the time to share with you the story of one very luck man from Heritage, Carlos Ruiz, and a mother and daughters from Wake Forest who saved his life after he dropped dead from …

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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 to listen to emergency responders …

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Driver Went for a Spin Cycle on N. White Street

This afternoon a driver traveling towards Wake Forest on North White Street is said to have swerved off the road to avoid an oncoming car that had crossed the centerline. Once the passenger side tires were off into the ditch the SUV then suddenly went left across North White Street and rolled over at least once and came to rest …

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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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Two Guys Stare Us Down on Ligon Mill Road

On Saturday around 2:40 PM emergency responders were dispatched for a car that appeared to lose control on a wet Ligon Mill Road curve near the corner of Greenville Loop Road. The car was headed towards Wake Forest when it looks like, for whatever reason, it decided to try its hand at speed skating. The car wound up sliding mostly …

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Crash Over Neuse River Results in Nose Job

At 11:25 this morning two motorists had the misfortune to meet over the Neuse River today. It appeared to be a nose job with the fronts of both cars suffering the brunt of the damage. You can listen to the dispatch call below. Luckily nobody appeared to be badly injured as EMS 10 appeared to leave headed for Wendy’s and …

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Some Wake EMS Paramedics Are Mental

Here is one fact that is hard to dispute, when you get to know members of the Wake County EMS network you wind up with a seemingly uncontrollable urge to just want to hug them. They do a needed but tough job and they do it exceedingly well. They do their jobs so well in fact that if you lived …

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