Sunday, January 16, 2022

Tag Archives: Wake Forest Engine 1

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 …

Read More »

Wake Forest Does It In the Ice

Late Monday afternoon a southbound driver on Capital Boulevard is said to have crossed the median and then went of the side on the northbound lanes, narrowly missing a guard rail. The car came to rest in the woods and Wake Forest Engine 1 and Wake Forest Ladder 1 arrived and secured the car to the guard rail to prevent …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Dryer Vent Probably Started Unexpected Fire

This afternoon a most unfortunate alleged dryer accident ignited a house in Wake Forest at 1040 Bear Hollow Road. Located at the end of a dirt road that wound back through the thick trees, the fire trucks, Wake EMS and Wake County Sheriff’s office managed to wind their way in. The Channel 11 helicopter made an appearance and hovered overhead …

Read More »

More Strangers Meet at Ale House Ramp

Earlier this month we covered an accidental threesome at the Carolina Ale House and this afternoon two more strangers met at the same spot. It seems the entrance ramp onto Capital Blvd headed south is a bit problematic for some. Just the other day we found ourselves the likely participant in an errant merge at the bottom of the ramp …

Read More »

N. White Street Structure Fire Wakes Town Up

Smoke, haze, and fire all welcome arriving fire departments.

Around 8:30 AM this morning an old house caught fire on N. White Street in downtown Wake Forest. The property, owned by Babar Rehman & Aziz Ur is listed as being built in 1901. The call went out for multiple units to respond. You can listen to the call below. Equipment dispatched included Wake Forest Engine 1, Wake Forest Engine …

Read More »

Tuesday Night Wet Accident Between Two Trucks

An emergency call went out on Tuesday night for a collision of two trucks at the intersection of Old Falls of Neuse Road and Dr. Calvin Jones Highway. You can listen to the call below. The call went out for Wake Forest Engine 1, Wake Forest Ladder 1, and Wake Forest Battalion 1 to respond. It was very difficult to …

Read More »

I’ll Have My Truck Over Easy Please

Last Sunday, November 10, 2013, we were just on our way to Home Depot when we rounded the corner to find this in front of us. We must be like accident magnets. And this certainly is not something you see every day around Wake Forest. At first we thought the driver of the pickup truck was just listening to Lionel …

Read More »