Rhodestown Volunteer Fire Department

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01/07/2021
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Join us! Next meeting January 12th 7 p.m.
01/02/2021

Join us! Next meeting January 12th 7 p.m.

12/25/2020

πŸŽ„πŸŽ MERRY CHRISTMAS from our family to yours. We are wishing you all a happy, safe and healthy holiday. πŸŽπŸŽ„

12/23/2020

Accident on highway 111 around thigs bbq. Please slow down as crews clear the road.

12/23/2020

Our Rhodestown family would like to congratulate Terry McKee and his wife Victoria on the birth of their son Henry! Mama and baby are doing great! Welcome to the family!

12/19/2020
Celebration of Life Asst. Chief Marty Updegraff

Due to COVID-19, this stream is being provided to the those who wish to attend virtually the Celebration of Life Services for Rhodestown VFD Asst. Chief Marty Updegraff.

Asst. Chief Updegraff served Rhodestown VFD for over 31 years.

12/16/2020

Reminder....Saturday 12/19/20 1:00 to 3:00 celebration of life for Assistant Chief Marty Updegraff. There will be a short service starting at 1:00 and family will receive fellowship afterwards. We will live stream on our page for those unable to attend.

If you would like to send flowers, we will have someone at the fire house on Friday all day and Saturday before the service. Our address is 116 Rhodestown Fire Department Road, Jacksonville N.C. 28540.

Rhodestown Volunteer Fire Department
12/14/2020

Rhodestown Volunteer Fire Department

Rhodestown Volunteer Fire Department's cover photo
12/14/2020

Rhodestown Volunteer Fire Department's cover photo

12/12/2020

With the recent passing of our Assistant Chief Marty Updegraff the family will be holding a celebration of life. This will be held at Rhodestown Fire Department on December 19th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please pass this post along, to join us celebrating 31 years of service to his community and his life he lived with his family.

12/11/2020

It is with a heavy heart that Rhodestown Volunteer Fire Department announce the passing of our Assistant Chief Marty Updegraff. Marty has served this community for 31 years. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers and his extended family here as well. We will never be able to replace the memories and his friendship. Go rest high on that mountain!

Keep your Christmas trees watered, heating sources away from trees and be sure to double check your lights before decora...
12/06/2020
Christmas tree fires can turn devastating and deadly within seconds

Keep your Christmas trees watered, heating sources away from trees and be sure to double check your lights before decorating. Defective tree lights are the cause of fires 45% of the time.

A live Christmas tree burn conducted by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) shows just how quickly a dried out Christmas tree fire burns, with...

πŸ¦ƒπŸFrom our family to yours! πŸπŸ¦ƒ
11/26/2020

πŸ¦ƒπŸFrom our family to yours! πŸπŸ¦ƒ

11/24/2020

Our Rhodestown family would like to congratulate Aaron and courtney on the birth of their twins Vann and Zeplyn. Welcome to the family you two!

πŸ¦ƒThanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires. Remember these safety tips to help prevent fire and injury:- Never...
11/22/2020
Dangers of Turkey Fryers

πŸ¦ƒThanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires. Remember these safety tips to help prevent fire and injury:
- Never leave cooking food unattended
- keep all kids, pets and toys 3’ or more away from cooking appliances.
- Use turkey fryers outside, off decks, and 10’ away from any structure.
- Never put water on a grease fire. Use a lid to smother it.
- Ensure the turkey is fully thawed before frying.
- Measure oil level in fryer before heating it.
🍁🍁🍁 HAPPY THANKSGIVING 🍁🍁🍁

NFPA joins CPSC to demonstrate the fire dangers of turkey fryers in this live burn. NFPA strongly discourages the use of turkey fryers. For more safety tips ...

11/11/2020
Happy Halloween πŸŽƒ Remember tonight is time change. That means changing your smoke detector batteries too!
10/31/2020

Happy Halloween πŸŽƒ Remember tonight is time change. That means changing your smoke detector batteries too!

10/25/2020

Our fire department family would like to congratulate Jarrett Goodson and his wife Mariah on the birth of their daughter Charlotte.
They are all happy and healthy and we can’t wait to meet her. Congratulations Goodson family!

Rhodestown Fire would like to thank Lowes Home Improvement (Yopp Rd) Manager Nick Hewitt for you kindness. We greatly ap...
10/21/2020

Rhodestown Fire would like to thank Lowes Home Improvement (Yopp Rd) Manager Nick Hewitt for you kindness. We greatly appreciate your donation, for our members to utilize much needed supplies for the station.

10/07/2020

Accident on 258 at the 111 intersection. Traffic going towards Jacksonville is backed up and is unable to turn right onto 111. Please use caution as crews are working.

Thomas Wright was a dedicated member of our department for several years, he loved serving his community and helping oth...
10/07/2020
Packers salute U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Wright this week for 'Operation Fan Mail'

Thomas Wright was a dedicated member of our department for several years, he loved serving his community and helping others. His assignment serving in the United States Marine Corps took he and his family out west a couple of years ago.
We are truly proud to see him recognize by a large organization like the Green Bay Packers for his hard work and dedication to serving his country.

Thomas we miss you here at Rhodestown, hopefully your career brings you closer to us again someday.

https://www.packers.com/news/packers-salute-u-s-marine-corps-gunnery-sergeant-thomas-wright-this-week-for-ope

Packers, WPS Health Solutions honored Wright and his family virtually in conjunction with Monday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons

Kitchen towels, oven mits and papers are common items that are left around a stove. Be sure to remove all items and neve...
10/06/2020

Kitchen towels, oven mits and papers are common items that are left around a stove. Be sure to remove all items and never place them on the stove even when off.

Keep kids 3’ away from hot things. Be sure to remove all potential trip hazards too. This can include toys and pets.
10/02/2020

Keep kids 3’ away from hot things. Be sure to remove all potential trip hazards too. This can include toys and pets.

πŸ”₯ ITS FIRE PREVNTION MONTH πŸ”₯
10/01/2020

πŸ”₯ ITS FIRE PREVNTION MONTH πŸ”₯

Today we stop to remember the 343 firefighters, 37 police officers and 2 paramedics who lost their lives 19 years ago to...
09/11/2020

Today we stop to remember the 343 firefighters, 37 police officers and 2 paramedics who lost their lives 19 years ago today. We continue to honor them and the thousands more we have lost since due to health issues developed from responding to ground zero.We remember the ultimate sacrifice they all gave and pray for the family and friends who have been impacted.

09/10/2020

It has came to our attention that there is someone going door to door saying they are conducting a fundraiser on our behalf. We are NOT conducting any fundraising at this time. If you have someone come to your door please call the Sheriff's Office to report the activity.

09/09/2020
On Monday we had a visit from Mike Causey Insurance Commissioner State Fire Marshal visit our department. Mr. Causey pre...
08/27/2020

On Monday we had a visit from Mike Causey Insurance Commissioner State Fire Marshal visit our department. Mr. Causey presented our department with a check for our grant for fire equipment. Mr. Causey also congratulated our members on lowering our fire insurance rating from ISO- 7 to ISO- 4. This insurance rating will go effective November 1st 2020.

08/13/2020

Our Rhodestown family would like to congratulate Jerry Johnson and his wife
Arrie on the arrival of their baby boy Liam last night. Welcome to the family!

08/09/2020
Onslow County Government

There will be not road side clean up of storm debris in the wake of Hurricane Isaias. The following is a press release from Onslow County.

Onslow County has NOT met the threshold to activate the FEMA contract for debris pick-up in the unincorporated areas of the County. As an alternative, the Onslow County Landfill located at 415 Meadowview Road, Jacksonville will be open the next three Sundays (August 9th, 16th and 23rd) from 8 AM to 5 PM to allow residents to dump YARD WASTE ONLY at NO CHARGE. These special event days are only for yard debris like branches, leaves, and grass. No household trash or construction waste can be brought to the Landfill during the special yard waste event days. Loads containing any household or construction waste brought to the Landfill during the three special yard waste event days will be turned away. The Landfill will operate on regular hours Monday-Saturday. Please bring household and construction waste during that time. Normal fees will apply for yard waste brought outside the special event dates.

08/04/2020

Our crew is assisting Southwest Fire Dept. with a working structure fire in the 1300 block of Pony Farm rd. Please use caution in that area.

Please use caution if you must travel. The light by our station (hwy 258 and Rhodestown Fire dept. rd) is out. Remember ...
08/04/2020

Please use caution if you must travel. The light by our station (hwy 258 and Rhodestown Fire dept. rd) is out. Remember to treat lights that are out as a 4 ways stop.

North Carolina's Weather Authority
08/04/2020

North Carolina's Weather Authority

Hurricane Isaias unexpectedly strengths even more off the coast.

Data from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft and NOAA Doppler radars indicate that the maximum sustained winds associated
with Hurricane Isaias have increased to 85 mph (135 km/h) with higher gusts. The minimum pressure measured by the plane was 988 mb 8 mb
(29.18 inches).

08/03/2020

Accident on 258 in the 3700 block. (Past pony farm going towards Jacksonville) take alternate route.

Keep watching local news and weather for the latest updates.
08/03/2020

Keep watching local news and weather for the latest updates.

Tropical Storm Isaias hanging in there with top winds of 70 mph at 11 pm. The latest NHC path has edged to the right a bit with projected landfall west of Wilmington as a strong tropical storm (winds of 70 mph). It will then move across Kinston and Greenville. For the Crystal Coast, a tornado threat will exist, along with heavy rain, a surge of a foot or two, and wind gusts of 45 to 55 mph, mainly late Monday night and early Tuesday morning.

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116 Rhodestown Fire Dept Rd
Jacksonville, NC
28540

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(910) 324-5327

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