Lake Norman Fire Rescue
 

STRUCTURE FIRE WITH EXPLOSION

Monday, March 17, 2014  Just after 15:00 Lake Norman, Shepherds, and Mt Mourne were dispatched to a possible structure fire. While responding units were advised that there had been an explosion from the gas logs. Lake Norman Engine 1 arrived on scene with nothing showing after investigating it appears that gas had built up inside the wall  and ignited when the owner lit the logs. No fire damage was found but significant damage was found to the area around the insert

     



 

COMMUNITY BREAKFAST

Sunday, March 16, 2014   Come join us Saturday, March 22 at the LKNVFD fire station for a pancake breakfast!!!
The Auxiliary of Lake Norman Fire/Rescue will be hosting a fund raising pancake breakfast March 22nd starting at 7am. Firefighters will be cooking and serving breakfast at our firehouse (1518 Brawley School Rd.) with all proceeds going to the operation of the fire dept. 

So come out and have some fun and meet YOUR community firefighters! As always, its an HONOR to serve you!



   


 

NEW YEARS EVE FIRE

Tuesday, December 31, 2013   Shortly after noon Lake Norman Fire/Rescue, Shepherds, and Mount Mourne were dispatched to a reported house fire at 102 Brownstone Dr. While responding DC N. Brawley reported visible smoke from Brawley School Rd and requested Mooresville Eng 2 to be added to the call. Shortly after dispatch DC N. Brawley arrived on scene with a working fire to a large 2 story residence and established the Brownstone command. While command was performing a walk around LKN Ladder 1 (led by Chief A. Weatherman) arrived and deployed a handline to the front door for extinguishment. A second alarm was also transmitted. Shepherds Eng 2 and Mount Mourne Eng 1arrived shortly after and deployed a backup lines to assist Ladder 1. While attempting a knockdown Ladder 1 reported that conditions inside were worsening and that they had backed out and gone defensive. Command ordered defensive only attack. Ladder 1's aerial was deployed but do to strong winds the master stream was not effective. An extensive defensive operation including handlines and streams from on scene marine units brought the fire under control. At this time the cause is still under investigation by the Iredell County Fire Marshal's Office.

Lake Norman: Ladder 1, Eng 1&2, Marine 1, Squad 1

Shepherds: Eng 2&3, T1, U2

Mount Mourne: Eng 1, Tower Ladder 1

Mooresville: Eng 2&5, Batt 1

South Iredell: Eng 3

Cornelius: Fire Boat 4

Denver: Fire Boat 13

     



 

SANTA'S RIDE

Tuesday, December 17, 2013   The sleigh is ready to go for tonight. The tentative schedule is
tonight Sundown, Oak Tree and Canvasback. Wednesday- Stutts, Isle of Pines and Blume. Thursday- Poplar Grove, McKendree, and The Farms. Friday- Chuckwood, Bay Harbor, and Great Point. The schedule could change so stay posted and we will update if needed

   


 

SANTA RIDES TONIGHT

Tuesday, December 17, 2013    Santa will be aboard the pink fire truck and making his rounds through neighborhoods tonight. Santa will be starting on Sundown rd at 6:00 pm then to Oak Tree and Canvasback roads. Bring your kids out to visit, also Santa will be collecting new unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots

   


 

TRAINING

Saturday, December 14, 2013   Over the past several weeks the members have been utilizing and acquired structure to perform various training evolutions. The house was not structurally sound enough to perform live fire runs however the crews brushed up on ventilation, RIT, and overhaul operations before burning the structure

     



 

MVA W/ ENTRAPMENT

Wednesday, December 11, 2013   Just after 21:00 Lake Norman was alerted for an MVA on Mckendree @ Digh Circle vehicle vs a power pole. Eng 2 arrived within 4 minutes to find a single passenger car that had struck a power pole. DC Brawley had command and investigated. The car was carrying 5 people 3 of which sustained injuries. Eng 1 and Squad 1 arrived shortly after and assisted with pt care. One patient was in serious condition and entrapt. The driver rear door was quickly removed and the patient was removed and transported by EMS to Lake Norman Fire Department where he was transported by helicopter to CMC. Eng 2 remained on scene to assist NCSHP with lighting for their investigation.

LKNVFR: Eng 1, Eng 2, Sq 1

ICEMS: IMED 12 & 6

MRS: Medic 63

NCSHP

     



 

MVA ON YACHT RD

Wednesday, December 4, 2013   AT 16:26 Lake Norman Fire/Rescue was alerted for a motor vehicle accident on Yacht Rd involving a dump truck. Eng 1 arrived on scene and found a collision between a small dump truck and a pick up. All parties refused medical treatment and Eng 1 removed all fire hazards

     



 

CHRISTMAS BANQUET

Saturday, November 30, 2013   On Nov 30 the members gathered at Trump National fr our annual Christmas Banquet. The members were treated to an excellent meal that was provided by the folks at Trump. Chief Weatherman spoke and then opened the awards ceremony. After the awards ceremony guest speaker Captain Willie Wines of Roanoke Fire/EMS took the floor. At the end of the night we held a "best stache" contest which was judged by Captain Wines. The hands down winner was Ayva Laney,daughter of Batt Chief Ryan Laney. The department would like to thank Sherrills Ford Fire/Rescue for providing district coverage during the event.

Award Winners:

Chiefs Award: Mike Ansteth

Firefighter of the Year:  Mike Clark

Officer of the Year: Patrick McCarter

Years of Service:

5 yrs: David Conrad,Brian Hoover, Dana Joyner, Jon VanVoorhies, Jody Windon

10 yrs: Marc Baker


20 yrs: Neel Brawley, Ryan Laney

35 yrs: Herman Kruger




     



 

LAKE NORMAN ADDS ADDITIONAL STAFFING

Friday, November 1, 2013   With the additional funding from Iredell County, Lake Norman Fire/Rescue now has around the clock staffing. During October numerous applicants participated in an assessment for part-time employment. Following the assessment the Chief officers selected 11 applicants to be added as part-time employees. Staffing includes 4 personnel Mon-Fri during the day, 2 personnel at night, and 2 on the weekends. Even though the department has paid staff we still rely on our dedicated group of 45 volunteers 24 hours a day.

Please join us in welcoming the following additions

Ryan Laney

Bill Jeter

Cam Ramey

Michael Wade

Bruce Pickett

Brock Pethel

Jacob Lail

Joshua Israel

Jeff Herman

Dale Brown

Taylor Barnes

   


 
 
 

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