On September 19, 2019 Grays Creek Station 18 Celebrated their new Station Construction Celebration. The new 2 million station is being build on 7 acres of land across the street from the current Station 18 on Fire Department Road.
Standing under the frame of the new Gray’s Creek Volunteer Fire Department Station 18 are, left to right, Cumberland County Commissioner Larry Lancaster, Cumberland County Fire Chiefs’ Association President Freddy Johnson Sr., Commissioner Jimmy Keefe, Chairwoman Dr. Jeannette Council, Commissioner Glenn Adams, Vice Chair Marshall Faircloth and Gray’s Creek Station 18 Fire Chief Kevin Herndon.
Fayetteville Fire Chief Michael Hill presented "Unit Citation Award" to Fayetteville Fire Department members assigned to Engine 5 and Cumberland Road Fire Department Engine 532 during the April 2019 Association meeting. Both crews working concurrently during a working structure fire on January 31, 2019 involving a life hazard, successfully removed the elderly occupant thus saving a life.
Photo 1 - Presentation of Proclamation of Honorary Lifetime Association Membership Retired Cumberland Road Fire Chief Kenneth Hall
Photo 2 - Cumberland County Commissioners (L-R) - Jimmy Keefee, (Fayetteville Fire Chief Ben Major) and Commissioner Michael Boose far right present Chief Major with a retirement picture of the original Fayetteville FD district lines
Photo 3 - Presentation of Proclamation of Honorary Lifetime Association Membership Retired Fayetteville Fire Chief Benjamin Major
Photo 4 - Presentation of Proclamation of Honorary Lifetime Association Membership Retired Beaver Dam Fire Chief Harold Shirley.
Presented during the February 2019 Association Membership meeting at the Cotton FD
Congratulations to the 2019 Career Fire Chief of the Year, Benjamin Major, Jr.
Chief Major was recognized on Saturday, February 2nd at the NCAFC Mid-Winter Conference in Concord, NC. Chief Major is pictured with his wife, Rita and Fayetteville City Manager, Doug Hewett. Chief Major is also pictured with past award winners: Chief McLamb, Freddy Johnson, Sr., and Freddy Johnson, Jr.
North Carolina Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment and Retention PSA
DECON 1 (Fully equipped DECON trailer) Shown is 1 of 3 Available DECON Trailers - Foam Trailers 1, 2 & 3 - Fully Equipped with 650 Gallons of AFFF-AR with all support equipment - 2009 Surrey Fire Safety House with Severe Weather Training Props