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 … Read more

What the Hell, I’m Up – Car and Bridge Samba

At 6:04 AM on what is certainly going to be a warm and toasty Saturday morning, the call went out for Wake Forest Engine 2, Wake Forest Ladder 1, and Wake Forest Battalion 1 to kindly make an appearance on Capital Boulevard for an accident at Burlington Mills Road. And being the true slack-ass journalist … Read more

Wake Forest Fire Department – Big Hearted Loads

This morning at way too early in the morning, the charitable walk “Carry the Load” passed through a truly sleeping Wake Forest. Members of the Wake Forest Fire Department participated and volunteered to help in the cause. More information on the charity can be found here. The mission of the charity is to “restore the … Read more

WFFD Fund-Raising Fish Fry Friday

Even if you hate flounder the Wake Forest Fire Department fish fry is a “must go” Wake Forest event to help support the greater Wake Forest area. The fire department uses this as a fund-raising event and proceeds go to assist a large number of groups, organizations and people in trouble. While they won’t admit … Read more

Flounder Flounder for Friday Fish Fry at Wake Forest Fire Department

After the accident on Capital Boulevard I stopped by to check on preparations for the Wake Forest Fire Department fund-raiser this Friday. There was 1 short ton of flounder being warmed up and washed, prepped to be fried this Friday beginning at 11 AM. Department members participated in drowning the flounder in water. Be sure … Read more

Accident at Capital and S. Main Sends Nana to Hospital

This morning there was an accident at Capital Boulevard and South Main Street that rattled some drivers and sent someones Nana to the hospital. She actually looked in good shape but a bit shaken. As you can see, Wake Forest Fire Department, Wake EMS, and Wake Forest Police were on top of this like red … Read more

The Jones Family Home Burns But They Think The Wake Forest Fire Department Rocks

Loyal readers know I write a lot of stories about the Wake Forest Fire Department. But I’m here to confess something, not everyone on the force is always friendly, and that doesn’t bother me in the least. The attraction for me in covering so many Wake Forest Fire Department stories is not the flashing lights … Read more

Saturday Night House Fire on Cottesbrook Drive in Wake Forest

At about a quarter past eleven in the evening on Saturday night Wake Forest Fire Department and Rolesville Fire Department were called to 417 Cottesbrook Drive in Wake Forest. Units dispatched included Rolesville Pumper 153, Roseville Engine 151, Rolesville Rescue 15, Wake Forest Engine 1, Wake Forest Engine 3, Wake Forest Ladder 1, Wake Forest … Read more