Sunday North White Street House Fire in Wake Forest

Just about noon on Sunday a very kind and observant neighbor who lives behind 600 N. White Street noticed flames or heavy smoke coming out the top of the back door to the house. She called 9-1-1 and started the Wake Forest Fire Department, Wake Forest Police, and related Wake EMS and Eastern Wake EMS … Read more

Tragic Thursday Night Capital Blvd Motorcycle Accident

On Thursday evening a little after 9 PM the call went out for Wake Forest first responders to assist a motorcyclist in trouble on Capital Boulevard in front of the Verizon store near Lowe’s Home Improvement. It was not immediately clear if the incident was the result of an accident with another vehicle. While I … Read more

Minivan Unlucky at Shopping Center

On Thursday evening some cars decided to setup a brain twister for Wake Forest Police Department, Wake Forest Fire Department, and Wake EMS to figure out. The accident occurred at Durham Road and Cloverleaf Drive. To be honest I never knew that was the name of the road. I’m not sure if anyone was injured. … Read more

Capital Boulevard Accident Snarls Commute Home

This afternoon before 6 PM three cars became tangled on Capital Blvd. The Wake Forest Police Department hand the scene handled. The Wake Forest Fire Department was called out along with Wake EMS to tend to one of the drivers who complained of back pain. Judging by the windshield on one of the cars involved … Read more

Rollover Accident in Hard Rain on Ligon Mill Road

At about 2:30 PM today, another nasty accident happened on Ligon Mill Road in some driving hard rain. It is unclear exactly what caused the accident but the outcome was one car rolled over and landed in the yard and driveway of a home near the intersection of Ligon Mill Road and Locust Tree Lane. … Read more

Quick Thinking Saves Youngsville Residents in House Fire

On a bright blue sky Friday afternoon around 2 PM a call was received by 911 in Franklin County that the occupants of a house at 1425 Moores Pond Road heard some “crackling” in the attic and saw some light smoke. It was only about five minutes later that the smoke turned to fire and … Read more

Damn You Smoking Abandoned Home

Around 9:30 PM on Wednesday night a call went out for a number of fire departments to respond to a potential structure fire in north Wake Forest. Wake Forest Fire Department, Stony Hill Fire Department, and Youngsville Fire Department all headed to the rescue. Unfortunately the rescue turned out to be something that appeared to … Read more

Young Mother and Baby Survive Car Flip on Durham Road

This afternoon 4:30 PM a single vehicle accident was reported on Durham Road, near Wingate Street. The vehicle which overturned contained a mother and a six-week-old baby. Make that a really cute baby. Both baby and mother were transported to the hospital in Eastern Wake EMS 64 as a precaution and to be evaluated. From … Read more

Tragic Shooting Death in Wake Forest

UPDATE: Be sure to see bottom of story for new information. On an otherwise calm and uneventful Saturday evening the peace was broken with a call for first responders for a shooting which resulted in the death of a man on the front porch of a house at Lake Forest Drive and Jordan Lane. This … Read more