Parade number 2 in the books! Here are a few images from the newport Christmas parade.
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Parade number 2 in the books! Here are a few images from the newport Christmas parade.
Today members of Township Six Fire Department particpated in the New Bern Christmas parade. Members brought 22 Engine 2 to the parade.
This week the department would like to introduce Firefighter Charlie Demarino, Firefighter Demarino has been with the department for two years, Charlie also works full time at Western Carteret Fire Department as a Firefighter/EMT and is originally from Northampton County Virginia. Charlie's certifications include Firefighter 1, Firefighter 2, Hazmat ops, and EMT.
🦃 Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Township Six Fire Department!! 🦃
Be safe and have a happy Thanksgiving!
Reminder!!! Please come join us for some good fun 🎉
Please join us on Friday November 17th for FAMILY BINGO!!! Doors will open at 6:00pm and the first call will be made at 6:30pm. Hot dogs, nachos, chips and drinks will be sold. Plan to have fun and win prizes!! Hope to see you there!!
On November 13th at 01:52 Township Six Fire Department responded to a single vehicle (vs multiple parked vehicle) collision on Greenfield Heights Blvd. One patient was transported. Township Six Fire Department responded with Engine 4, Truck 7 and Truck 8, along with 8 members. Havelock Fire Rescue provided mutual aid support for EMS.
On November 12th at 13:44 Township Six Fire Department responded to a single vehicle collision on Lake Rd. There where no injuries. Township Six Fire Department responded with Engine 4, Truck 7 and Brush 1, along with 9 members. Havelock Fire Rescue provided mutual aid support for EMS.
Happy birthday Marines!
🚒 Firetruck Friday 🚒
Today we feature Tanker 1 (housed at station 1)..
Tanker 1 is a 2012 kenworth with an Allison 5 speed transmission. With a capacity of holding 2000 gallons of water and a 500 GPM pump 22-Tanker 1 is a great resource for areas of our district and mutual aid districts without readily accessible hydrants.
Today is the day!!! Come on down and see us 11AM-2PM
This week the department would like to introduce a real smoke eater; Paul Plagge (22-12). FF Plagge is originally from Kansas. The Marine Corps brought him to NC and he has been with our department since 1972!! He is one of the founding members of our department. Paul is still an active member of our department and routinely acts as an EO (Engineer Operator). Paul's previous positions include Lieutenant, Captain, Assistant Chief and Chief (the departments second ever Fire Chief). Paul is also an active board member on the department.
It's that time of year again folks! Don't forget to change your smoke detector batteries and Carbon Monoxide detector batteries this weekend.
On October 31st at 20:47 Township Six Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on Catfish Rd. There where no injuries. Township Six Fire Department responded with Engine 4, Engine 1, Tanker 1, Truck 7 and Brush 1, along with 10 members.
On October 31st at 20:30 Township Six Fire Department responded to a single vehicle collision (truck vs tree) on Catfish Lake Rd and Brown Rd. There where no injuries. Township Six Fire Department responded with Engine 4, Engine 1, Truck 7 and Brush 1, along with 9 members.
On October 30th at 14:47 Township Six Fire Department responded to a two car collision on US Hwy 70 and Stately Pines Rd. There was one patent transported for injuries. Township Six Fire Department responded with Engine 4, Engine 1, Truck 7 and Brush 1, along with 10 members. Havelock Fire Rescue and Medic 20 provided mutual aid for EMS support.
Reminder! Our open house is November 4th 11am-2pm!
On October 29th at 10:49 Township Six Fire Department responded to a cat stuck in a tree, (yes you heard that right) This heartwarming act of kindness and dedication reminds us of the unwavering commitment of our local first responders to serve and protect our community, no matter how big or small the rescue mission may be.Township Six Fire Department responded with Engine 2, and truck 8 along with 5 members.
On October 28th at 08:45 Township Six Fire Department responded to a Single car collision on lake road. There were no injuries to any of the involved parties. Township Six Fire Department responded with Engine 4, Engine 2, Truck 7 and Brush 1, along with 10 members. Havelock Fire Rescue provided mutual aid for EMS support.
Last night members conducted a PAT (Physcal Agility Test) this test consisted of a bunker gear drill, simulated ceiling pulling, carrying a high rise pack up one flight of stairs, hoisting a donut roll up one story then carrying the high rise pack back down stairs, members then had to drag a charged 1 3/4" charged hose approximately 150' and then drag a 180lb dummy to the finish line. Being physically fit is not only important for the safety and effectiveness of firefighters but also for their overall well-being and ability to serve their communities in emergencies. We do our absolute best to train and conduct ourselves professionally so we can fill the role when an emergency arises.
This week the department would like to introduce Firefighter Marcus Beeks Jr (22-16). FF Beeks is from North Carolina and has been with our department for roughly 5 years, he started out as a Jr firefighter and was in the Jr program for 4 years. Marcus is currently attending the Crystal Coast Fire Academy. Certifications and special qualifications include: TIMS, Hazardous Materials and Basic life support.
This week the department would like to introduce Firefighter/EO Ben Greenblatt (22-39). EO Greenblatt is originally from New Jersey and has been with our department for over 4 years now and currently serves as one of the IT Directors. Certifications and special qualifications include: EVD, TIMS, CPR, Pump Hydraulics, Lithium-Ion Batteries, and Fire Officer I
This week the department would like to introduce Firefighter/LT Brian Wielhouwer (22-32). Lieutenant Wielhouwer is originally from Norfolk County, Massachusetts and has been with our department for 4 years now and currently serves as one of the training advisors for our junior firefighter program. Certifications and special qualifications include: Firefighter 1&2, Hazmat Response, TIMS, Vehicle Extrication, FEMA NIMS 100-200-600 and 800, Smoke Reading, Building Construction, and first responder BLS.
October 12th... Tonight the members of the department took the opportunity to train with a new set of "Air Bags" that were recently acquired for use in vehicle extrication and other special rescue situations. Training also included some vehicle stabilization tactics and proper communication skills.
On October 12th at 07:35 Township Six Fire Department responded to a two car collision on US HWY 70 and Catfish Lake Rd in the east bound lanes. There were no injuries to any of the involved parties. Township Six Fire Department responded with Engine 4, Truck 7 and Brush 1, along with 9 members. Havelock Fire Rescue provided mutual aid for EMS support.
On Tues October 10th at 19:00... members of Township Six Fire Department along with multiple other Craven County fire and EMS agencies participated in a live Mass Casualty Drill at the Coastal Carolina Regional Airport. The training was based on a scenario that simulated an aircraft mishap on Runway 14/32 (drone strike) and focused on both fire suppression as well as victim triage/transport. This type of training is required every 3 years by the FAA.
On October 8th at approximately 12:30 AM... Township Six Fire Dept along with Harlowe, MCAS Cherry Point, and Havelock Fire Depts responded to Hills Mobile Home Park for a reported structure fire. After an extensive investigation, crews eventually discovered a small fire in the subflooring just below the resident's HVAC unit. The fire was extinguished with very little damage and there were no reported injuries. Station 22 (Township Six) responded with 2 engines, 1 tanker, a cascade unit and 12 personnel. In addition, since the weather has been getting colder we at Township Six Fire Dept would like to remind everybody to use caution when running your heaters or lighting your fireplaces. If you even feel the need to contact a certified HVAC technician to make sure that your system is ready for winter please don't hesitate to do so. Thank you all and stay safe.
Tonight Members of Pack 551 - Havelock, NC Cub Scouts visited Township Six Fire Department Station 1. They received a tour of the firehouse along with tours of the trucks. They learned what alot of our life saving tools do and even got to spray water with a fire hose! They had a blast and we enjoyed having them.
🚒 Firetruck Friday 🚒
Today we feature Truck 7 (housed at station 1)...
Truck 7 is a 2009 Ford F550 with a 6.7L powerstroke and a Purdy Built utility body. This light duty rescue unit is equipped with a large assortment of tools used to handle both vehicle crashes and fire calls.
Eventhough October is fire prevention month, we would like to remind everybody that it's ALWAYS a good idea to have a home evacuation plan in case of a fire.... no matter what time of the year it is.
🔥Join Township 6 Fire Department's Junior Firefighter Program!🔥
Are you you or a loved one looking to make a difference in your community? Do you dream of becoming a firefighter and serving your neighbors in times of need? Township 6 Fire Department welcomes youth ages 14-17 to become part of our exciting Junior Firefighter Program.
Once a Junior member turns 18 years of age they are eligible to transfer to become a regular member.
👩🚒👨🚒 What You'll Learn:
🔥 Basic Fundamentals of Firefighting
🔥 Essential Life-Saving Skills
🔥 Team Building and Leadership
🔥 Community Engagement
Our program is designed to provide young individuals with hands-on experience and valuable training, preparing them for a future in the firefighting profession.
👥 Teamwork Makes the Dream Work:
We believe in the power of teamwork! The program includes engaging team-building exercises to foster strong bonds and a sense of camaraderie among our junior members.
📅 Program Schedule:
📅 Juniors Meet Every Other Tuesday
⏰ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
But that's not all! Our junior members are also invited to attend our department-wide training sessions every Thursday:
📅 Department-Wide Training:
⏰ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
109 Carolina Pines Blvd, New Bern, NC 28560
🔥🚒 Don't miss this incredible opportunity to learn, grow, and become a vital part of our Township 6 Fire Department family! 🚒🔥
Join us and be part of something greater than yourself. Together, we can make a difference!
For more information please contact us via Facebook or come see us on any Thursday night 7-9PM
Township Six Fire Department participated in Havelocks National Night Out. Thank you to everyone who came to see us. We enjoyed seeing all the children so happy! We look forward to seeing everyone again next year.
Come see us Tuesday October 3rd!
Mark your calendar for this free community event!
On Saturday Sept 30th members of Township Six took a ride up to Cove City to join them, along with other departments from the Craven County area for Cove City's annual Fireman's Appreciation Day festival and parade.
October 1st at 13:30 Township Six along with Township 7 and Cherry Point Fire were dispatched for a reported structure fire on Station House Rd. The first arriving crew discovered a moderate kitchen fire and made a rapid knock down. After the fire was brought under control, crews checked for extension and began ventilating the residence to reduce the smoke damage as much as possible. All of the fire and water damage was contained to the kitchen. One occupant suffered minor burns and was treated on scene by Havelock EMS. Township Six responded with 3 engines, 1 rescue, 1 utility, a cascade unit, and 14 personnel.
👨🚒 Firefighter Friday 👨🚒
This week we would like to introduce Junior Firefighter Captain Austin Herb (22-JR1). Austin is originally from Schuylkill County Pennsylvania and has been a Junior member of Township Six for 3.5 years. His certifications include Drafting, Water Shuttle, Lithium-ion batteries, ICS-100, ICS-200, ICS-700, IS-00800d, IS-00008.a: Building for the earthquakes of tomorrow, Q0133: Firefighter Safety - Calling the Mayday, Q0841: Introduction to Strategic Community Risk Reduction, Q0751: Principle of Building Construction
Another great training session with our brothers and sisters on base.
On September 26th at 17:40 Township Six Fire Department was dispatched and responded to a 3 vehicle collision on US HWY 70 and Carolina Pines Blvd. Upon arrival crews found 3 vehicles involved in a T bone Collison. There was no patient injuries however there was moderate vehicle damage. Station 22 responded with Engine 1, Engine 4, Truck 7, Brush 1 Truck 8, and 14 Firefighters. Havelock Fire Rescue responded as mutual aid.
Please have a SAFE AND HAPPY 4TH OF JULY. WE WANT YOU TO GET HOME SAFE. YOUR TWP-SIX VOL FIRE DEPARTMENT!
109 Carolina Pines Boulevard
New Bern, NC
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