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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
On 11/30/2017 the Mocksville Fire Department, along with mutual aid from the Smith Grove Fire Department, Fork Fire Department, and Davie County Fire Marshals Office responded to a structure fire at a vacant house on Railroad Street in Mocksville. Upon arrival fire conditions were visible from the exterior of the structure. Under command of Firefighter Cameron Chappell, Mocksville Engine 2201 established a connection to the hydrant and members from all of the departments began an interior and exterior attack of the structure. The fire was contained to the abandoned structure and was quickly extinguished. There were occupied homes very close to this structure that were not only saved, but had no damage, due to the rapid response and teamwork shown by all of the departments. The total on scene time was around 3 hours from start to finish. This fire had the potential to extend into other structures, cause [...]
The week of October 23rd was a busy week for the Mocksville Fire Department. The department was lucky enough to access the old Davie County High School during demolition. Mocksville Fire Deparment and the school system teamed up to allow firefighters the use of two of buildings before they were demolished. This facility provided a great location for the firefighters to practice search drills, hose advancement, ladder techniques, and firefighter down drills. The department took full advantage of the grounds and were able to train for a total of 15 hours that week. Firefighters practiced advancing hose down long halls and around different rooms. They also practiced skills necessary to rescue trapped civilians and firefighters. Your Mocksville Firefighters were even able to work with Smith Grove Fire Department, Cornantzer Dulin Fire Department, and County Line Fire Department to grow the working [...]
On October 20th Assistant Fire Chief Lonnie Horne was inducted into the Davie County Firefighter Hall of Fame. Chief Horne has been serving the Mocksville Fire Department since 2005. Chief Horne has earned this due to his many years of service to our community. Mocksville Fire Department would like to honor and congratulate Chief Horne on this great accomplishment.
The Mocksville Fire Department is proud to announce that we have met the standards set forth by the NC Association of Rescue and Emergency Medical Services, Inc. to be recognized as a Light Rescue Provider, Confined Space Rescue Provider and Medical Responder Unit.
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On 12/10/16 at 1455 hrs Mocksville Fire with automatic aid from Fork Station 15 VFD were dispatched to a reported house fire with a elderly subject possibly inside. MFD E2205 responded with a crew of 2 and reported heavy smoke visible from the station and upon arrival found a residential structure with heavy involvement on the "Charlie" side. Mutual aid was requested from Jerusalem Station 21 to the scene and Sheffield Callahan Station 16 for district coverage. As manpower arrived search and fire attack was made and the fire was brought under control. Search was negative, the occupant was away at the time of the fire. DC Fire Marshall was on site and conducted initial investigation. No injuries were reported. The fire was accidental in nature and caused heavy damage to the home.
On 12/10/16 Mocksville Fire was dispatched to a second possible house fire. L22 with SCVFD E1602 and automatic aid from William R Davie Station 17 responded. L22 & E1602 arrived to find a 2 story residential with light smoke coming from a window. Investigation found the fire had been extinguished by the occupants. Fire crews checked for extension with Thermal Camera finding none. Microwave and stove were removed and power secure, smoke was removed by PPV fan. No other actions were required, fire was accidental.
Friday October 28 at approximately 0430 hrs the Mocksville Fire Department with automatic aid from County Line VFD and Center VFD was dispatched to a possible building fire at 127 Buck Seaford Rd. E2201 arrived on scene at the Seaford Lumber Company to find a very large fire involving wood pallets and scrap processed wood of various shapes and sizes, the pile was 150' x 100' and 30' high. There was also a pile of sawdust about 300' x 300' and 50' tall involved with exposure of a large tub grinder and knuckle boom. No buildings were involved. Two additional departments were called by the Officer of E2201 for tankers and manpower. The initial operation began as protecting the exposures until they could be moved away by employees, once the equipment was moved a suppression operation was started. The fire occurred in a rural water area of MFD district, [...]
MFD along with automatic aid from Station 15 Fork & Cornatzer Station 19 were dispatched to a reported structure fire at a local industry. Station 18 County Line also responded to the scene for RIT standby, DCEMS stood by with ALS unit. DCFM arrived to find a fire in a large dryer inside the plant. E2201 arrived and established water supply; crews went interior to extinguish and check for extension. L22 was staged on scene. The fire was contained to the dryer, the product was removed and taken outside the building to complete extinguishment. No other actions were taken, scene was left with plant personnel.
On 10-7-16 MFD was dispatched to a possible dumpster fire at a poultry processing plant. Upon arrival crews found a large compactor on fire away from the building. The dumpster was filled with trash, cooking oil and other materials. 2200 established command and ordered crews to keep the exterior of the container cool and allowed interior products to burn off. Once fire had consumed the majority of contents, the rest was dumped out and extinguished. A blanket of Class A foam was applied to smoldering remains. Left scene with plant personnel for cleanup.