Wake Forest Fire Department Fire Photos – March 17 to 18, 2015

Here are the latest photos of emergency calls the Wake Forest Fire Department responded to. In case you are not aware, we post the dispatch calls for the WFFD on our Facebook page and you can listen to the Wake Forest News Police and Fire Scanner Channel online. WFFD Engine #1 Assists Youngsville – March … Read more

Gas Leak – Evacuation

Update 3:32 PM The scene has been reopened. All clear. — This afternoon around 2 PM a person at the Dunkin Donuts on Durham Road, next to Zaxby’s, noticed a strong odor of gasoline. It turns out is was actually coming up through the asphalt. Rut-ro. The nearby businesses, Waffle House, Zaxby’s, Dunkin’ Donuts, Rose … Read more

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 … Read more

Somebody Cut One at U-Haul in Wake Forest and it was Noxious

Around 10 AM on August 28, 2014 (a.k.a today) some unfortunate worker at the U-Haul facility under retrofit on Capital Blvd managed to cut one and release a foul odor. The “one” that he cut was a pipe and the foul order was not the result of a poor eating choice but some noxious fluid … Read more

Wake Forest House Fire on Mid Range Court

This afternoon around 5:30 PM the Wake Forest Fire Department and Rolesville Fire Departments were called to the 5100 block of Mid Range Court for a fire in a house. Upon arrival smoke was seen coming out of the skylight on the roof. Firefighters entered the house and attacked the fire.

Police, Fire and Town Departments Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

This afternoon was a good time for the Wake Forest Police Department, Fire Department and Town representatives, including Town Manager Mark Williams to stand in the Home Depot parking lot and pour water on themselves. Mission accomplished. Never to back down from a water based charity challenge the Town of Wake Forest bit on the … Read more

Driver Hides Car in Woods on N. Main Street

A driver headed south on North Main Street, at just about Harris Road, somehow managed to stash his vehicle on its side in the woods on the other side of the road. Luckily the driver was fine but first responders worried about snakes were a little stressed. Wake Forest Engine 2, not usually this close … Read more

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 … Read more