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 [...]
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 [...]
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.