Bloodwork and TB Injections for annual fire brigade clearances began this
morning. See the department calendar for a complete list of blood work
and TB Injection sites and times. Click
here to see the
list of pre-scheduled physicals by date and time for each person who has
02-March-2015 – Dr. Seuss’ Birthday at Forest Hills Elementary
For the fourth year, Forest Hills Elementary School held a Dr. Seuss
Day, where Fire-Rescue read Dr. Seuss’ “Cat in the Hat” to the
children. The event was held to celebrate the author, Theodor Seuss
Geisel’s birthday and to encourage reading. Geisel was a poet,
writer and cartoonist, who wrote many children’s books under the
name Dr. Seuss. Click
here for more information.
3/2/2015- Relay for Life Team
Fire-Rescue’s Relay for Life Team is seeking team
members and Donations. Any CCFR employee or their family members who
want to become a team member can click on the link and become one.
The Team is also selling Tee Shirts to help with fund raising for
the event. Click here for more
27/February/2015 – High Speed MVC with Air Evac
– “C” Shift
A two vehicle high speed MVC injured four people and resulted in one
patient being air lifted to a Trauma Center. The collision occurred
in the 4200 block of Charleston Highway at Rodeo Drive Friday
morning 27-February at 03:32. One patient advised responding
personnel that both cars were east bound when their vehicle struck a
deer and lost control. Click here for
Our condolences go out to Ms. Keesha Oxner, CCFR Training Division Clerk,
whose mother, Charlene Radcliff, passed away this morning at home.
Visitation will be held Monday, March 2, 2015 from 18:00 to 20:00 at St
Peters Church on Wichman Street (across from the Valero Gas Station).
The funeral will be Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 11:00 at Saint Center
Ministries on Colson Street. Please keep
Keesha and her family in your thoughts and prayers.
21/February/2015 - Auto vs Pedestrian with Air
Evac – “C” Shift
An adult man received life threatening injuries after being struck
by a car in 1100 block of Rivers Street, Saturday morning
21-February at 02:54. Witness advised a car backed over the man who
was standing in the street next to the Apollo Lounge.
Firefighter-Paramedics found the man unconscious in the street.
Click here for more information.
16/February/2015 – Structure Fire – “B” Shift
A Peaceful Lane home was heavily damaged by an afternoon fire Monday
16-February. At 14:03, 9-1-1 Operators were notified of the incident
by a neighbor. Engine 31 arrived quickly and found a singlewide
mobile with an one room addition approximately 50% involved.
Firefighters used a deck gun to knock down the bulk of the fire from
the exterior, then deployed two 1-3/4 handlines to extinguish the
remaining interior fire. Click here for
15/February/2015 – Fatal MVC with entrapment –
A 67 year old North Carolina man died from multiple traumatic
injuries following a high speed crash on I-95 near the 55 mile
marker northbound, Sunday morning 15-February. The accident was
reported at 02:53, after a motorist reported hitting debris in the
highway and noticing something red in the medium. Fire-Rescue units
arrived minutes later to find the 2001 Dodge pick-up truck on the
left shoulder with massive damage. Click here
for more information.