Governor Pat McCrory and Public Safety Secretary Frank L. Perry announced the launch of a new mobile application today that will help North Carolinians prepare for everything from minor traffic emergencies to severe storms on a daily basis. The app is free and available now in the AppStore for iPhones and Google Play for Android […]
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The North Lenoir Fire & Rescue Department recently added two new trucks to its fleet: a 2013 Pierce Commercial Cab 1,000 gallon pumper-tanker, and a 2013 Pierce Commercial Cab 2,100 gallon tanker. These new trucks will replace aging equipment, a 1998 Pierce Custom Cab Pumper that was sold to the Snow Hill Fire Department and […]
Carbon monoxide incidents are more common during the winter months, and in residential properties. Carbon monoxide (CO) is an invisible, odorless, colorless gas created when fuels (such as gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane, oil, and methane) burn incompletely. In the home, heating and cooking equipment that burn fuel can be sources of carbon monoxide. […]
When most people think about the holidays, things like decorations, candles, delicious treats and ornamented trees are what come to mind. What few consider is the fact that these fun-filled winter months are the leading time for home fires according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Frequently, people choose to keep Christmas trees up for […]
North Lenoir Fire & Rescue recently visited with Banks Elementary School, Bethel Christian Academy and Parrott Academy students to discuss fire safety and prevention during National Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 6-12). This year, the theme was “Prevent Kitchen Fires,” teaching children to practice safe cooking and kitchen behaviors. The school visits reached approximately 1,000 students […]