2016 Calls: 404
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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 3/29/16 Mocksville Fire Department with mutual aid from Center Station 13 & County Line Station 18 was dispatched to a structure fire on County Home Rd outside of Mocksville. E2205 arrived to find a single story residential structure 50% involved. An 800' 5" supply line was laid to the nearest hydrant. Due to low hydrant flow and low manpower additional tankers and manpower were called for by Command. An exterior attack was made to knock down main body of fire; once on scene manpower was sufficient an interior attack was made on the remaining fire. The fire was controlled and extinguished; cause of the fire investigated by DC FMO.
On Saturday March 12, 2016 Mocksville Fire Department with mutual aid from Fork VFD was dispatched to a possible structure fire at an industrial site. Upon arrival Asst.Chief 2210 established command and reported nothing visible from outside of a large industruial facility. Plant personnel reporting an odor of smoke on 5th floor. Crews entered with plant maintenance and located a fire inside of a silo on 5th floor. E2205 established water supply and standpipe was pumped to supplied to attack lines on the 5th floor. L22 was set up for emergency egress and possible fire attack. The fire was extinguished and declared under control. During rehab and recovery a support staff firefighter experiance medical issue and injury on the 5th floor from a fall. Immediate first aid was administered by on scene fire fighters and Command requested additional aid from Smith Grove Fire Dept. and Davie County Rescue. DC EMS provided care for injured firefighter. The firefighter was removed from the 5th floor and transported to NC Baptist Hospital by EMS. The injured firefighter was released from hospital later the same day and is recovering.
Commercial Structure Fire
On 1-11-16 Mocksville Fire responded to a reported structure fire at the KFC on Yadkinville Rd. E2201 arrived to find smoke coming from the interior of the building and the restaurant evacuated. MFD crews went inside to find a fryer on fire in the kitchen. A quick knockdown was made on the fire limiting damage to the building. Crews laddered the building and checked for extension. nding none, the incident was declared under control with no injuries. DC FMO investigated the fire determining it to be an equipment failure.
On 10/15/15 at 0803 hrs Mocksville Fire was dispatched with mutual aid from Smith Grove VFD to a possible structure fire in the area of 1300 N. Main St. MFD E2201 arrived to find heavy smoke coming from a single story ranch style house. Smith Grove E2401 arrived and laid 200' of LDH supply to E2201. MFD personnel stretched a 1.75" handline to the front door on the "A" side. Personnel entered the "A" side to find heavy smoke and high heat conditions. Interior crews withdrew to perform outside ventilation through windows while a second 1.75" line was stretched to the "C" side and the fire was attacked through a sliding glass rear door where the fire had vented itself. Once the fire was knocked down crews entered again from the "A" side to complete extinguishment and perform a primary search which was negative. The fire was brought under control with no injuries or further loss; 2 adults were displaced. Red Cross was called to provide assistance to occupants. DC FMO investigated.
On 7/8/15 Mocksville Fire was dispatched to assist Center VFD with a vehicle fire. E2205 arrived to find a working fire. MFD crew stretched a 1-3/4" attack line and extinguished the fire. Center VFD Tanker 1305 arrived and stood by for water supply and assisted with traffic control. Call was completed, no other actions required.