Two Alarms on Riddle Road in Durham

  Listen to radio traffic | See Legeros photos Two alarms were struck in Durham on Thursday, April 29, 2021, at a major outside fire at 1915 Riddle Road. Dispatched 3:38 p.m. as a vehicle fire for Engine 4, located two blocks away, and Tanker 18. Structure fire assignment also dispatched, while first units were en …

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Relocating Fire Station 14 – Spring Update

This is an ongoing blog posting about the relocating of Fire Station 14.  See Legeros updates below. See also ongoing Legeros photos. And here’s the official project site from the city. Contents 4/16/21 – Construction Nearly Completion 8/10/19 – Walls Going Up 6/25/19 – Site Work Nearly Finished 3/23/19 – Site Work Finishing 7/25/18 – Site Work Started …

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Wake County Fire Commission Meeting – April 15, 2021

The Wake County Fire Commission will hold a special-called, virtual meeting on Thursday, April 15, 2021. The meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.  The agenda and meeting documents are below. Information on submitting public comments and access for viewing/listening are posted on the Wake County Public Meetings Calendar.  View Meeting Documents Agenda Meeting Called to Order: Chairman …

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End of an Era for Cary EMS

End of an era. Cary Area EMS ceased responding to 911 calls in Wake County yesterday, April 1, 2021, wrapping 17,758 days of service after answering their first call on August 18, 1972. (But stay tuned, as they’re planning to retool as a new educational non-profit.) The “community rescue squad” was formed in September 1971, …

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Rebuilding Raleigh Fire Station 6 – Now Open

This is an ongoing blog posting about the rebuilding of Fire Station 6.  See Legeros updates below. See also ongoing Legeros photos. And here’s the official project site from the city. March 30, 2021 Now Open The City of Raleigh’s newest fire station was placed in service at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, March 29, 2021. Earlier that morning, …

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Two Alarms on Thesis Circle

See aftermath photos (forthcoming) | Listen to radio traffic Two alarms were struck in Raleigh on Monday morning, March 22, 2021. Dispatched 9:24 a.m. for 2110 Thesis Circle in south Raleigh, near Lake Wheeler Road and I-40. Three-story, wood-frame, garden-style apartment building with 16,128 square-feet. Built 2014 say tax records. Engine 2 first-arriving with heavy …

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Wake County Fire Commission Meeting – Thursday, March 18, 2021

The Wake County Fire Commission will hold a virtual version of its regular scheduled meeting on Thursday, March 18, 2021. The meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.  The agenda and meeting documents are below. Information on submitting public comments and access for viewing/listening are posted on the Wake County Public Meetings Calendar.  View Meeting Documents Agenda Meeting …

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