Youngsville Fire Department Gets New Installation

The Youngsville Fire Department held their first annual installation ceremony on April 2nd, 2016 at Faith Baptist Church. A fire department installation ceremony is held traditionally to “install” the department’s officers and new firefighters as well as to recognize outstanding performance of members. Retired Fire Chief Doug Carter served as the master of ceremonies emphasizing … Read more

Youngsville Firefighters Face Ferocious Flames Like Champs

Last night the Youngsville Fire Department held a valuable live liquid propane live burn exercise to train firefighters on how to handle an intense propane fire. The male and female firefighter participants gave it their all in training and faced the intense heat and flames face-to-face. Below are my favorite photos from the event.

Run to Honor a Local Fallen Hero and Raise Funds

This coming Saturday the first charity run to raise money for Jeffrey L. Fields Memorial Fire Scholarship Fund and the NC Fallen Firefighters Association will happen. Fields was a local Youngsville Fire Department member who lost his life last year. For more see this link. The run will start at the Youngsville Fire Department at … Read more

Sights and Sounds from Louisburg, NC and the Franklin County 9-11 Ceremony

Sights and sounds from the Franklin County 9-11 ceremony yesterday held in Louisburg, NC. A moving ceremony from small town America.

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

Very Smart Franklinton Homeowner Shuts Door on Fire

This afternoon at just before 5 PM the call went out for first responders to please hop on over to a home on fire in Franklinton at 202 Lee Street. The home is owned by Jean Bassett and Kay Ellington of Youngsville, according to property records. The amazing Franklinton Fire Department, Youngsville Fire Department, Franklin … Read more

Suspicious Radioactive Package Gets Attention in Youngsville

Shortly before 9 AM this morning a call went out in Franklin County for a suspicious package with a radioactive label was found on the side of the road near a Nissan Pathfinder at Tarboro Road and Ruby Lane. The package certainly raised concerns but in almost all situations these things turn out to be … Read more

Youngsville Firefighter – Early Morning Hero

This morning just after 7 AM, Youngsville firefighter Terry Perry was pulling up to his friend’s house on Waiters Way in Youngsville, bringing him a bit of breakfast. Terry was just doing a nice thing for his friend Ransom Bennett who lives there. But it turns out he was about to trade in a nice … Read more