Entries by Chris

North Lenoir Fire & Rescue Granted Delivery Agency Status

North Lenoir Fire & Rescue is the first all volunteer department in the state to be granted Delivery Agency Status by the North Carolina Fire & Rescue Commission Certification Board. The department has been working towards becoming an official Delivery Agency for the past several months and was officially certified as a Delivery Agency on […]

NLFR Chief Brian Wade Named NC Volunteer Chief of the Year

North Lenoir Fire & Rescue Chief Brian Wade has been named the 2016 North Carolina Volunteer Fire Chief of The Year by the North Carolina Association of Fire Chiefs. The award is the most prestigious honor the NC Association of Fire Chiefs can bestow upon a Chief officer and was conceived to recognize truly outstanding […]

North Lenoir Fire & Rescue Purchases New Heavy Duty Rescue Truck

Kinston, NC – North Lenoir Fire & Rescue signed a contract Monday for a Pierce Enforcer Heavy Duty Rescue. The truck, purchased from Atlantic Emergency Solutions, will feature a Detroit DD13 Engine with 525 horsepower, TAK-4 Suspension, 30kW generator, 20.5’ body, cascade system with fill station, a quad hydraulic rescue tool system, LED light tower, […]

North Lenoir Fire & Rescue Responds to Roof Fire at Lenox China

Kinston, NC – In the early morning hours of Saturday, June 20th, at approximately 1:30am, North Lenoir Fire & Rescue was dispatched to a structure fire at Lenox China on Dobbs Farm Road. The first arriving Officer advised smoke and flames were visible from the roof. Upon investigation, crews determined that the fire originated in […]

North Lenoir Fire & Rescue Awarded Assistance to Firefighters Grant

The North Lenoir Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department was recently awarded a $22,858 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) from FEMA. The money will be used to purchase portable battery-operated rescue tools. Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training, and other resources needed to […]