Welcome to Community Fire Department

 
MISSION STATEMENT

The Community Volunteer Fire Department is dedicated to providing the utmost in fire, rescue, fire prevention and life safety services to the citizens residing and visiting in our fire district in order to meet these expectations, every member of the Community Volunteer Fire Department and its board of directors will support the following:

1. Stay aware of the ever changing needs of our fire district and it's residents.

2. Continue the endeavor of requiring personnel to receive standardized training and state certifications.

3. Continually evaluate and update the needed equipment used to perform our professional functions.

As a professional organization, existing since March of 1956, we will strive to meet the needs of our fire district and protect its citizens during any emergency.

 
Passing of Mrs. Janie Walden
Thursday, June 14, 2012 
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It is with heavy hearts that we must announce the passing of Mrs. Janie Walden mother of Assistant Chief Trent Walden. Mrs. Walden went home on 13 June, 2012 at her residence in Mooresville. Please keep Assistant Chief Walden and his family in your prayers during this difficult time


 
Live Burn Evolution
Saturday, June 9, 2012 
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Station 32 will be hosting a Live Burn Evolution on Saturday June 9th 2012 starting at 8 am and going until around 4:30 pm. Folks in the area near Food Lion can expect to see a large column of smoke and numerous pieces of fire apparatus going to and from the scene.  The exercise is the closest thing to a real life scenario that we can provide our crews. Please say a prayer for these brave men and women as they train hard to save your life and property.


 
Live Burn Canceled
Friday, June 8, 2012 
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The live Burn Evolution scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed until later date due to a forcasted Code Orange Ozone action day.


 
Silvers completes Academy
Thursday, May 31, 2012 
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Station 32 would like to congratulate FF Matt Silvers for graduating from the Charlotte Fire Department’s Training Academy. The academy is a 6 month ordeal that includes Firefighter I&II, EMT, Driver operator, and Rescue Tech. Matt also received an awarded for the highest academic average in the class. FF Silvers has been assigned to the 7th Battalion Engine 9 A-shift


 
   
   
Ealry Morning Auto Accident With One Pinned
   
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
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Rescue 32 goes to work at an early morning pin-in on Hickory Grove. 3200 arrived to find a vehicle overturned with one person pinned. Rescue Companies from stations 32 and 34 work to free the patient within 15 minutes. GEMS Paramedics transported the patient and both companies returned to service.


 
Overturned tractor trailer to start the day
Thursday, May 3, 2012 04:35
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Station 32 was alerted to assist Station 41 (Cramerton) with a over turned tractor trailer with fuel leak. Rescue 32 responded with a crew of 4. Crews worked to slow the spread of fuel to the river till hazmat crews arrived. Rescue 32 returned to service in about an hour. 


 
   
   
House fire assist in Station 30's local
Monday, April 30, 2012 15:19
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Right around 15:20 Station 32 was alerted to a possible house fire at 912 Hickory Grove Rd. Rescue 32 checked in service and while enroute Fire Center advised of a address change to 4912 Hickory Grove road. This new address put the fire in Station 30's local (East Gaston FD). Rescue 32 and Engine 32 quickly changed direction and headed to the new address. Car 32 (Deputy Chief Hooker) checked on scene with a one story wood frame that had smoke and fire showing. Rescue 32 arrived first and quickly stretched a 1-3/4 inch attack line. An aggressive attack was mounted on the structure. The remaining balance of the box quickly arrived with a total of 3 lines being placed into service before the fire could be declared under control.


 
   
   
Midnight House Fire
Friday, April 6, 2012 00:19
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A little after midnight Station 32 was alerted to a house fire on Green Chapman Road. Rescue 32 arrived to with a crew of 5 to find a one story structure fully involved. Two attack lines were quickly put into action. The fire was knocked down and all searches proved negative. The county fire Marshal's office was called for investigation. All units returned to service around 3:30am.

Units on the Box: Rescue 32, Engine 32. Tanker 32, Engine 403(McAdenville), Squad 309(East Gaston), Tanker 314(Luica)


 
   
   
Live fire Training
Saturday, March 17, 2012 
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In cooperation with Public Service Gas of North Carolina Station 32 received class room training early Saturday Morning. This class gives firefighter information on what types of equipment PSNC has and its dangers. Along with the information firefighter also get a chance to extinguish fires that may happen in the field.


 
   
   
T-Bone Collision on Old Hickory Grove Road
Friday, March 9, 2012
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Friday Morning Rescue 32 along with Rescue 34 (Mt Holly Fire Rescue) responded to a vehicle accident. Arriving companies found moderate damage to  2 vehicles involved in a t-bone collision. Two patients were transported by Gaston EMS and State Troopers investigated the accident. Rescue 32 returned to service by noon.


 
   
   
Hickory Grove Road Entrapment
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
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Around noon on Wednesday February 29, 2012 Rescue 32 and squad 32 along with City of Mount Holly Rescue 34 responded to a reported motor vehicle collision. Squad 32 and Rescue 32 arriving found a single car off the road with heavy damage. Patient inside was found entrapped and was quickly extricated by the companies on scene, and transported by Gaston County EMS.


 
   
   
Pick-Up Overturned with Multi Injuries
Saturday, February 25, 2012
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Station 32 received reports of an over turned vehicle on Old Hickory Grove Road Saturday Evening. Squad 32 and Rescue 32 arriving found an over turned pick-up truck with several patients 2 being ejected from the bed of the pickup truck. Crews from the on-scene companies quickly took control of the incident with assistance from the City of Mount Holly Rescue 34. Several patients were transported by Gaston County EMS. All companies returned to service within an hour.


 
   
   
Smoke Showing On Arrival
Thursday, February 23, 2012
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Stations 32 (Community FD), 34 (Mount Holly FD), and 30 (East Gaston FD) responded to a box alarm for a mobile home fire late Thursday afternoon. First arriving companies found smoke conditions throughout the mobile home. First and Second due companies initiated an aggressive attack and controlled the fire quickly. Gaston County PD and Fire Marshalls Office were notified to investigate the incident. Crews were able to locate the family pet and remove it with no harm, but one family pet wasn’t so fortunate. All companies returned to service.


 
   
   
2012 Officers announced
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 
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2012 Community Fire Department's Command Staff

Fire Chief: Gary Jackson

Asst. Chief: Trent Walden

Deputy Chief: Byron Hooker

Captains: Tommy Jackson, Dicky Harris, Justin Westbrook, Jake Beatty

Lieutenant: Billy Correll, Darryl Love, Greg Short

EMS Officer: Neil Jones

Engineers: Robert Jackson, Jason Jackson, Barry Silvers


 
2011 Numbers are in
Sunday, January 15, 2012 
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2011 proved to be a busy year for Station 32 again the total number of responses went to make this a record year:

Total Calls: 949

EMS runs:  518

Fire runs:  431

Mutual Aid Given: 99 times

Member with the most responses: J. Beatty 606

Member with the most training hours: N. Jones 291


 
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