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Mocksville Fire Department is looking for new members. Free training, uniforms, equipment, and most of all a rewarding experience helping people in your community!Learn how to start your adventure today!
The Mocksville Fire Department Members dedicate ourselves to the protection of our community's quality of life through fire suppression, emergency medical care and hazardous materials response. We further strive to reduce losses from these events through community education, constant quality training and education.
The Mocksville Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of firefighter for daytime staff positions. These positions will be on a part-time basis with a maximum of 20 hours per week of duty time. The work schedule will include Monday – Friday from 0700 -1800 hrs. A job description is available upon request.
Prerequisite requirements for applying are as follows:
- 1Minimum of 18 years old & High School Graduate or GED
- NC Firefighter Level I & II Certification
- NC EMT Basic
- Valid NC Operators License (Class “C” minimum) - Must obtain NC Class”B” within 1 year of hire date
- Must be available to for up to 20 hrs per week
Anyone interested may pick up an application at the Mocksville Town Hall located at 171 N.Clement St. Mocksville. Applicants will be subject to criminal background check in accordance with NC G.S. 114-19.12. Application must include a current resume along with college transcript or other proof of prerequisite training. Applications will be accepted through April 30, 2015.
On March 26, 2015 at 1744 the Mocksville Fire Department with Center VFD as mutual aid was dispatched to a water flow alarm at the Willhaven Apartment complex. E2201 responed and while enroute Davie Communications advised that they were receiving multiple calls from the complex reporting an apartment fire. E2201 arrived to find nothing visible from a 3 story apartment building that was being evacuated. MFD crews reported to the apartment involved on Division 2 to find the sprinkler system activated and heavy smoke interior. MFD crew made entry to find a kitchen fire that was controled by the sprinkler system. Interior crews completed extinguishment and conducted a primary search finding the apartment clear. As other personnel arrived, salvage operations were started on the first floor and building was checked for any extention. The sprinkler system was controlled and crews assisted with removing water from the building. Red Cross was contacted for the occupants and incident was brought under conrol. The cause of the fire was unattended grease on the stove.
On March 19, 2015 at 0800 hrs the Mocksville Fire Department was dispatched to respond with Hazmat 1 and operate as Davie County Hazmat Team assisting Station 15 Fork VFD with a tractor trailer accident with fuel leak and spill on Hwy 64 East. Hazmat 1 responded with 2 Technician Level personnel. Upon arrival to the scene personnel used equipment to off load approximately 40 gallons of diesel fuel. SQ22 responded in support of Hazmat 1 with 25 bags of oil dry to cover spillled oil and fuel on the roadway. No other Hazmat actions required, Hazmat 1 returned to quarters to decon equipment.
Christmas Party and Awards Banquet
On December 5th 2014 the Mocksville Fire Dept. held its Annual Christmas Party and Awards Banquet. The dinner was attended by over 100 people including retired members and their families, Town Board members and NC House Representative Julia Howard. A catered meal was provided and a special appearance by the big man in the red suit for the children present.
The awards portion of the night included the presentation of CPR pins to members who were involved in a CPR saves in 2014. Those members were: FF/EMT Randy Waller, FF/EMT Daniel Callaway, FF/EMT Steve Belcher, FF/EMT Jeff Russell, FF/EMT Ben Conner, Lt. Jason Proctor, Lt. Ray Moore, Capt. Jeff Lagle, and Asst Chief Lonnie Horne.
1 Year Service Awards were given to Ben Lagle & Austin Lakey.
10 year Service Awards were given to Brian Harris & Kelly Hill.
The 2014 First Responder of the Year Award was given to Daniel Callaway.
The 2014 Fire Fighter of the Year Award was given to Brian Harris.
On 10/28/14 at 0947 hrs the Mocksville Fire Department along with mutual aid from Station 13 Center and Station 17 William R Davie was dispatched to a reported garage fire. E2201 arrived to find a working fire in a detached garage approx. 1200 sq ft. in size. MFD crew stretched 13/4" attack line and made an offensive fire attack. Water supply was set up by mutual aid companies. No injuries were reported and DC Fire Marshals office conducted the investigation.
Christmas Light/Rope Training
On October 5th members of the Mocksville Fire Department performed maintenance on the Christmas Lights that adorn the water tank behind the station, in preparation for the lighting of the Town's Christmas lights on 11/21/14. This has become an annual event and members use it as an opportunity to train on our rope rescue skills. We replaced over 500 bulbs on the water tank.