St. Stephens Volunteer Fire Department St. Stephens Volunteer Fire Department

2014 Incidents
Jan 42 38 80
Feb 32 43 75
Mar 29 44 73
Apr 45 51 96
May 30 37 67
Jun 39 59 98
Jul 35 64 99
Aug 28 49 77
Sep 25 34 59
Oct 37 53 90
Nov 54 53 107
Dec 32 56 88
Total 428 581 1009

2015 Incidents
Fire EMS Total
Jan 44 61 105
Feb 35 52 87
March 41 50 91
April 34 60 94
May 40 55 95
June 32 55 87
July 45 48 93
Aug 28 43 71
Sept 52 42 94
Oct 49 51 100
Nov 38 62 100
Dec 36 51 87
0 474 630 1104

2016 Incidents
Fire EMS Total
January 34 52 86
February 40 40 80
March 29 60 89
April 40 45 85
May 42 55 97
June 56 38 94
July 52 53 105
August 24 51 75
September 37 43 80
October 54 58 112
November 81 49 130
December 53 62 115
0 542 606 1148

2017 Incidents
Fire EMS Total
January 47 58 105
February 36 63 99
0 83 121 204

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Station Four Responds To Fully Involved Mobile Home Fire

Engineer Matthew Quarles, December 05

On December 3, 2014 just after midnight, St. Stephens firefighters were alerted to a possible structure fire on Terry Street in Conover. Units arrived in under four minutes to find a fully involved single wide mobile home fire.Crews worked diligently to extinguish the blaze and salvage what contents were still present. The home was vacant at the time of the fire and no one was injured. The fire is ... (Full Story & Photos)

Leadership / Team Training

Deputy Chief Josh Randolph, August 26

Tuesday, August 26, 2014, firefighters from St. Stephens Fire Department participated in a unique team building exercise training. This training exercise provided us basic skills that often get overlooked. This training exercise also helped build our skills as working as a team to accomplish several tasks that may seem impossible all while building trust with fellow firefighters and practicing air ... (Full Story & Photos)

2014 Explorer Post of the year!
2014 Explorer Post of the year!

St. Stephens Fire Dept. Explorer Post #4

Deputy Chief Josh Randolph, February 18

Monday, January 27th, 2014, The St. Stephens Fire Department Explorer post #4 was nominated and awarded the 2013 Explorer Post of the year through the Boy Scouts of America Piedmont Council. The award was presented at the annual Exploring banquet which was held at Cleveland Community College. The award was presented to the Explorers by President Dr. Steve Thornburg and the Piedmont council representative ... (Full Story & Photos)

Car Into Commercial Structure

Engineer Matthew Quarles, January 15

On the morning of January 15, 2014 Station 4 units were dispatched to Bob Killian Tire on Springs Road in reference to a reported vehicle into the structure. First arriving units reported a car partially into the structure with moderate damage to the building. The single occupant was free from the vehicle upon arrival and was uninjured. The scene was secured to ensure safety to the public and units ... (Full Story & Photos)

The delivery
The delivery

Bikes For Tykes

Deputy Chief Josh Randolph, December 03

December 3rd, 2013, members of St. Stephens Fire Department came together to assist with assembling 100 new bikes. This project is in effort to assist the Hickory Fire Bikes for Tikes program. St. Stephens Fire partnered with Hickory Fire to assemble the new bikes for the 2013 Catawba County Christmas Bureau sponsored through the Salvation Army. This program is spearheaded by the Hickory Fire Department ... (Full Story & Photos)

Public Relations Event

Deputy Chief Josh Randolph, November 27

The staff of St. Stephens Fire Department would like to thank Pastor Jeff Lindsay and the congregation of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church for allowing us to come and participate in a fire safety program. Pastor Lindsay is the Chaplin for St. Stephens Fire Department and has provided an outstanding service to our members and the St. Stephens community. Wednesday, November 13th, 2013, the St. Stephens Fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

Special Training

Deputy Chief Josh Randolph, November 19

Tuesday November 19th, 2013, St. Stephens Fire Department hosted a med-center air class. This class is designed to educate firefighters on how and when to set up a landing zone when a helicopter is needed for a patient. The two hour class reviews safety techniques for the flight crew, the public safety personnel on the scene, the patients, and the general public. Class room review was provided by ... (Full Story & Photos)

2013 Fire Prevention/Education

Deputy Chief Josh Randolph, October 22

Throughout each year, St. Stephens Fire Department participates in fire prevention and fire and life safety education activities. These programs are taught and displayed for all age groups. Fire department staff will come out to public events, churches, business, and schools to provide the programs and will also bring a fire truck and equipment for static display. There is no charge for this program. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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