Entries by Chris

New Rescue Rig In Service at North Lenoir Fire Rescue

The newest addition to North Lenoir Fire Rescue was placed into service last week, a Heavy Duty Rescue built by Pierce Manufacturing. The new rig replaces an E-One Rescue that has been in service for more than 23 years. The Pierce Enforcer Heavy Duty Rescue was purchased from Atlantic Emergency Solutions and features a Detroit […]

North Lenoir Fire & Rescue Deputy Chief Completes International Professional Designation Process

North Lenoir Fire & Rescue Deputy Chief Tyler Moore has successfully completed the process that awards him the professional designation of “Chief Training Officer” (CTO). The Commission on Professional Credentialing (CPC) met on October 17, 2017 to officially confer the designation upon Deputy Chief Moore. Deputy Chief Moore is one of only 110 CTO’s worldwide, […]

North Lenoir Fire & Rescue Chief Brian Wade named 2017 IAFC Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year

Press release from the IAFC (Source: https://www.iafc.org/press-releases/press-release/pierce-manufacturing-iafc-honor-2017-fire-chiefs-of-the-year) The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, today announced the 2017 winners of the annual “IAFC Fire Chief of the Year” awards at Fire-Rescue International (FRI) in Charlotte, N.C. Career Fire Chief Marvin Riggins of the Macon-Bibb County Fire Department in […]

North Lenoir Fire & Rescue Deputy Chief Receives Scholarship

North Lenoir Fire & Rescue Deputy Chief Tyler Moore was recently selected as a recipient of a $4,000 scholarship from the North Carolina Association of Rescue and EMS. Deputy Chief Moore is currently attending UNC Fayetteville State where he is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire and Emergency Services Administration. He currently holds a 4.0 […]

How To Use AmazonSmile To Support North Lenoir Fire & Rescue

As if you needed another excuse to shop at Amazon, now every purchase you make from the biggest online store can support the charity of your choice, including North Lenoir Fire & Rescue! Through its AmazonSmile program, introduced in 2014, Amazon donates 0.5 percent of the price of your eligible purchase to the public charitable organization of your […]

North Lenoir Fire & Rescue Granted Delivery Agency Status

North Lenoir Fire & Rescue is the first all volunteer department in the state to be granted Delivery Agency Status by the North Carolina Fire & Rescue Commission Certification Board. The department has been working towards becoming an official Delivery Agency for the past several months and was officially certified as a Delivery Agency on […]

NLFR Chief Brian Wade Named NC Volunteer Chief of the Year

North Lenoir Fire & Rescue Chief Brian Wade has been named the 2016 North Carolina Volunteer Fire Chief of The Year by the North Carolina Association of Fire Chiefs. The award is the most prestigious honor the NC Association of Fire Chiefs can bestow upon a Chief officer and was conceived to recognize truly outstanding […]

North Lenoir Fire & Rescue Purchases New Heavy Duty Rescue Truck

Kinston, NC – North Lenoir Fire & Rescue signed a contract Monday for a Pierce Enforcer Heavy Duty Rescue. The truck, purchased from Atlantic Emergency Solutions, will feature a Detroit DD13 Engine with 525 horsepower, TAK-4 Suspension, 30kW generator, 20.5’ body, cascade system with fill station, a quad hydraulic rescue tool system, LED light tower, […]