Wake Forest Fire Department

The roof, the roof, the roof is on fire. Sorry could not resist.

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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Tragedy Strikes in Wake Forest

This morning at 8:45 AM one of the most heartbreaking tragedies occurred in Wake Forest to Alexander Blake Dart. Alexander said was just driving along Capital Blvd and turned onto Wake Union Church Road when he noticed smoke coming from the heater in his truck. “The whole truck just started filling up with smoke, I threw it into the ditch …

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Inside the Wake Forest Fire Department. What You Need to Know.

Last Friday afternoon I had the opportunity to spend time with the members of the Wake Forest Fire Department and sit down with both officers and crew to talk about life inside the department. I now cover quite a few fire departments around the Wake Forest area and one thing that is universal is the tight brotherhood that exists among …

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Damn You Sun – Accident Ligon Mill Rd and S. Main St

On Tuesday afternoon as the sun was setting, four vehicles managed to become entangled at S. Main Street and Ligon Mill Road. One person at the scene said his mother-in-law had been driving the black Ford Focus and was traveling south on Ligon Mill Road on a green light when she was struck by a white Kia minivan traveling west …

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Wake Forest Survives Big Blow From Mother Nature

This afternoon a line of strong winds passed through Wake Forest as the Weather Service issued tornado warnings. While no confirmed tornados hit Wake Forest, residents suffered damage from the strong winds, downdrafts, or microbursts. It is too early to say even if a tornado struck the Town but some big trees and power lines suffered fatal damage. The tree …

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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 a twisted mystery movie we …

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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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Early Morning Fire Brings Together Many Departments

At 4 AM on this frigid winter Saturday morning, Wake Forest Fire Department and many other departments were called to 1000 Streeter Lane in Raleigh for a structure fire. Other departments called to the scene included Stony Hill Fire Department, Wake New Hope Fire Department, Durham Highway Fire Department, and Bay Leaf Fire Department. The streets as far as you …

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