Durham Highway was dispatched to a reported car fire on I540 at mile marker 9. Units passing in the opposite direction advised Durham Highway that the woods also appeared to be on fire. Upon arrival a small confined fire in the engine compartment that started a small brush fire when the driver pulled off the roadway. The driver sustained a minor injury and request EMS to check it out. All units back in service within 20 min.
Mid Morning Head On Crash Wednesday April 10, 2013
Durham Highway Pumper 1 & Rescue 5 responded to a mid morning 2 vehicle accident. 1 patient was still in the vehicle and needed medical care. Pumper 1's crew provided Basic Life Support care while Rescue 5's personnel secured the vehicle. Patient care was transferred to Wake EMS and all DHFD units were returned to service.
Resident could use our help Wednesday 4/10/2013
Durham Highway Pumper 1 & Brush 6 responded to an outside fire on Kilnstone Lane. Upon arrival, a resident was burning some brush and and needed some help with wetting down the perimeter of the burn pile. The booster reel was put into service. All units ready for service after approx. 10 min.