Welcome to the Mocksville Fire Department Website!
We hope our website provides citizens of the Mocksville community with access to the most up-to-date information regarding the Fire Department. If you have a question about burning, hydrants, etc, checkout our Frequently Asked Questions page. Are you interested in applying for a job or volunteering? Checkout our Join Us page. If your curious about who is in the department, check out our Members page which displays our leadership, paid staff, and volunteers.
You can see our blog below, or by selecting the blog link at the top of the webpage. To the right is our call run report. To view more details about the calls we run, checkout the full report.
Our Mission Statement:
The Mocksville Fire Department Members dedicate ourselves to the protection of our community’s quality of life through fire suppression, emergency medical care and hazardous materials response. We further strive to reduce losses from these events through community education, constant quality training and education.
Mocksville Fire News
The season is changing and the temperatures are dropping. Here at the Mocksville Fire Department we want everyone to be safe this winter while heating your home, because half of all home fires occur in the months of December, January, and February. Here are a few tips to improve fire safety. You should keep any flammable materials away from heating devices such as the furnace, wood stove, or fireplace. Your oven should never be used to heat your phone. Once a year have a qualified professional inspect and clean your heating devices. Also, make sure you have CO alarms installed in your home. A malfunctioning gas heater can produce CO which can cause health issues, and create a dangerous environment. If your CO alarms begin to alarm exit your home immediately and call 911, because CO is an odorless, colorless, and tasteless gas that cannot be detected without a [...]
The Mocksville Fire Department is urging everyone to be prepared for the 2018 hurricane season. With the potential of Hurricane Florence making land fall in a few days we ask everyone to be prepared for up to 72 hours without power. The Mocksville Fire Department will be on call to handle emergencies, but please do your part to be prepared. The following is a list of potential items you may need for the upcoming storm. Flashlight with plenty of extra batteries Battery-powered radio with extra batteries First aid kit (bandages, aspirin, disinfectant swabs) Prescription medications (at least a 2 weeks supply) in their original bottle, plus copies of the prescriptions. Eyeglasses (with a copy of the prescription) or contacts and contact solution Water (at least one gallon per person per day is recommended; more is better) Foods that do not require refrigeration or cooking Coolers for food storage Items that [...]
The weekend of July 21st the Mocksville Fire Department responded to over 20 different emergencies including multiple vehicle wrecks, a gasoline pump on fire, and a structure fire. Crews from the Mocksville Fire Department handled each of these emergencies with the utmost professionalism and service. The Mocksville Fire Department is greatly appreciative to our active volunteer and paid staff firefighters for their commitment to our department and the citizens of our fire district.
Mayor William J. Marklin has proclaimed that May 4th of each year in the Town of Mocksville will now be recognized as International Firefighters Day. The Mayor, recognizes that each Mocksville Firefighter through countless hours of volunteerism, has dedicated their lives to the protection of life and property, and that they have done so with the risk of the ultimate sacrifice. The Mocksville Fire Department would like to thank the Board, our Mayor William Marklin, and our Town Manager Mr. Marcus Abernathy for their continued support in all of the departments goals.
The Mocksville Fire District Receives New Rating After Inspection State Officials Award New District Rating View the Full Mocksville & Mocksville Rural News Release Here RALEIGH - North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey announced today that the following Fire Districts completed their routine inspection and received the listed rating, on listed effective dates. The inspection, conducted by officials with the Department of Insurance Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM), is required on a regular basis as part of the North Carolina Response Rating System (NCRRS). Among other things, the routine inspections look for proper staffing levels, sufficient equipment, proper maintenance of equipment, communications capabilities and availability of a water source. District Rating Effective Mocksville Municipal 4 07/01/2018 Mocksville Rural 4/9S 07/01/2018 The NCRRS rating system ranges from one (highest) to 10 (not recognized as a certified fire department by the state), with most rural departments [...]
The Mocksville Fire Department is actively seeking candidates to join our team. The person filling this position performs firefighting, emergency medical services, and other emergency response duties, as well as other tasks relevant to the Mocksville Fire Department mission. Responsibilities Response to calls from the public for assistance involving a wide variety of situations; all aspects of fire suppression and fire rescue, emergency medical care of the sick or injured, provision of specialized rescue service, including confined space rescue, trench rescue, rope rescue, HAZMAT, and driving/operating emergency and non-emergency vehicles Effective communication with patients and physicians in emergency medical care situations. Operation of various large and small hand and machine-operated tools (hydraulic and mechanical), including, but not limited to: hydraulic extrication tools, axes, prying tools, pike poles, trench rescue shoring jacks, emergency medical care equipment, confined space rescue tripod and winches, hazardous materials spill control devices, ventilation fans, chain [...]
March 6th firefighters from Mocksville Fire Department responded to a working structure fire with Cooleemee Fire, Jersalem Fire, Center Fire, Dave County Fire Mashsall's Office, Davie County EMS, and the Davie County Sheriff's Office. Engine 2201 responded and upon arrival they began fire suppression activities. Captain Russell and Firefighter Friedt performed interior search operations along with overhaul operations. Firefighters Conner and Lagle established a RIT team in case of any firefighter emergency. Chief Moore assisted in overseeing Mocksville's operations while on the scene of the fire. We are proud of our firefighters that responded out to assist our neighboring agencies.
On 1/28/2018 the Mocksville Fire Department (Station 22) was dispatched for a structure fire off of E Lexington Rd. Chief Carter arrived on scene to find a 1 story outbuilding with turbulent grey smoke showing from the alpha side. Chief Carter upgraded the incident to a working fire and established command. E2201 arrived on the scene and created a forward lay from the blue hydrant located at E Lexington Rd and Mill st, closing E Lexington Rd east bound. 1501 arrived on the scene and staged at the intersection of Depot st and E Lexington Rd, closing E Lexington Rd west bound. The initial attack began with a 1 3/4" cross lay pulled from E2201. A second 1 3/4" line was pulled from the rear of E2201 to assist with the attack. Command then requested Station 18 provide district coverage via a company transfer, and E1801 responded. DCEMS unit [...]
On January 5th, the Mocksville Fire Department along with the Davie County Rescue Squad, Davie County Fire Marshal's Offiice, and Davie EMS were called out to Buck Seaford Rd to assist Davie County Animal Services with a horse stuck in a frozen pond. When personnel arrived the horse was found a few feet off of the bank, but its lower legs were stuck under the ice. Members of the Davie County Rescue Squad and the Davie County Fire Marshal's Office were able to don dry suits and enter the water to free the horse's leg. Members of the Mocksville Fire Department rigged a mechanical advantage system to help pull the horse up the bank. Once the leg was free the horse was pulled to shore where it was able to walk out on its own. The animal was then treated by a veterinarian [...]
On 1/2/2018 at around 11:30AM, an off duty Jerusalem firefighter was driving past a residence and noticed smoke and flames showing from the delta side of the structure located at 775 S Main St. The Mocksville Fire Department, Jerusalem Volunteer Fire Department, County Line Volunteer Fire Department (RIT), Davie County Fire Marshal's Office, Davie County EMS, Davie County Rescue Squad, and Mocksville Police Department responded to the structure. All occupants were able to safely exit the structure. South Main street was shutdown during fire operations to ensure a safe scene for the first responders. Upon arrival Mocksville Engine 2201 made a hydrant connection and pulled 2 lines to attack the structure. MFD personnel along with the assisting agencies began attacking the fire from both the exterior and interior of the structure. Negative pressure was used to remove the smoke on the interior and visibility conditions improved greatly. After extinguishing [...]