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Welcome to East Lincoln Fire Department

Surface Swift Water Rescue Training
Thursday, November 13, 2014 
On Thursday November 13th thru Sunday November 16th 6 members of the fire department took part in Cleveland County's Fire Rescue College. The Technical Rescuer Surface/Swift Water Rescue Training took place on Moss lake in Shelby as well as Bridgewater Hydro release in Glen Alpine NC. Teams went over various parts of Static water rescues and Swift water rescues during the weekend. Teams also dealt with wind, water temps around 49 degrees and temps as low as 21 degrees on Saturday morning. The college also hosted over 900 students combined for the largest school in there history.

Fire Prevention
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 
On Tuesday A shift visited Unity Preschool for some fire prevention and of course the big red truck. A big thanks to Unity for the goodies.

September 11, 2014
Thursday, September 11, 2014 
A big thanks to Lincoln Charter School for remembering and celebrating the lives of the men and women who lost there lives on 9/11. God Bless America and never forget? 343

Trouble on the Water
On June 21, 22 and 29 East Lincoln responded to three different water emergencies. The first involved two jet skis. One jet skis ran into the rear of the other skis. One patient was transport after stabilization was done on the water with various agencies. Second was a water craft taking on water and a electrical fire on another boat. Both boats were safely removed from the water without further incident.

Traffic Accident
Monday, June 30, 2014 
Engine 30 responded to a vehicle off the roadway. Arrived to find a single car off the road with no injuries.

Electrical Hazards
Thursday, June 19, 2014 22:22
Just before 10:30 EL3FD was dispatched to an large outside fire. Engine 30, Brush 36 and Engine 33 all responded. The call was in the area of St. Andrews Lane and Club drive. Engine 30 arrived in the area along with brush 36 finding nothing. Engine 33 took St Andrews Lane to find power arching on tall cedars which in turn ignited a tree sending flames 25 feet in the air. Units used water to disperse the remaining fire using short burst and a fog pattern.

29- Traffic Accident
Thursday, June 19, 2014 
On Thursday June 19th Engine 33 and 30 responded to a vehicle off the road way on S NC Hwy 16 at approximately 0800 hours. 33 and 30 arrived to find one vehicle off the roadway with one patient. The vehicle was traveling north and left the road via the south bound lanes and across a very deep ditch where it came to rest. Patient was not seriously hurt and was transport by ambulance to nearest hospital

Catawba Springs Water Day
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
East Lincoln was asked by Catawba Springs Elementary School to participate in their Water day activities. So East Lincoln B shift crews gladly accepted by bringing ladder 31 and making it rain and getting everyone fully soaked.

TR Ropes Class
Friday, May 23, 2014 
On May the 22 and 23 East Lincoln held its last class with TR Ropes Victim Management. Crews worked Thursday on setting up a high line and retrieving a patient from a storm drain. On Friday crews set up on the Denver water tower for Lowers and raises of Victims along with rappelling down.

Traffic Accident
Sunday, May 18, 2014 06:46
Traffic accident involving one vehicle off the roadway on Old Plank road. Engine 30 and 33 arrived to find one vehicle in the front yard of a resident resting up against a telephone pole. Crews assessed one patient that had self extricated from vehicle while other crew members assessed telephone pole that would be require to be replaced.

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