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
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 [...]
On 12/14/17 at approximately 0230hrs the Mocksville Fire Department with automatic aid from Jerusalem VFD was dispatched to a commercial fire alarm at the House of Raeford poultry processing plant located at 251 Eaton Rd Mocksville. Shortly after dispatch Mocksville PD units advised the Davie County communications center of a working fire. E2201 arrived on scene to find a heavy volume of fire visible through the roof on the "Charlie" side of the building. The call was upgraded to a second alarm, requesting a third department and a second ladder truck, Chief 2200 arrived and assumed command of the scene, and requested additional resources and developing and incident action plan. Due to the potential release of a large amount of Anhydrous Ammonia from the site and the close proximity of a residential area. Mooresville HAZMAT Team was requested to respond and conduct air monitoring on the site and in [...]
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 [...]