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The Ramseur Fire Department has big plans following an announcement of a $16,000 grant award from the North Carolina Department of Insurance.
Durham firefighters reported at least 46 dispatching errors or concerns this year, after staffing shortages at the city's 911 center forced Raleigh operators to answer nearly 1 in 10 incoming calls.
In Florida, a 2004 Hummer was destroyed by fire Wednesday shortly after the driver had filled up four 5-gallon gas containers.
His passion is fueled from nearly two decades of service, and he’s found even more ways to give back.
Dozens of uniformed firefighters spent Wednesday at the North Carolina General Assembly lobbying for bills to help them and other first responders.
A Boone Police officer, a Boone firefighter and an Appalachian State University police officer were shot at during an initial attempt to rescue the deputies.
A Union County deputy provided care for Captain McGarvey until the Waxhaw Fire Department arrived, but despite resuscitation efforts, McGarvey was pronounced dead.