In this Fall 2021 quarterly "Fire News" newsletter you’ll find news and safety tips including a feature on Raleigh Fire Department's new Health and Safety Compliance Division, tips on maintaining fire alarms, second quarter statistics, a feature on firefighters participating in the “Tunnel to Towers” charity run, and our Ask A Chief feature.
New RFD Division’s Focus: Staff’s Wellbeing and Safety
The Raleigh Fire Department has a new division, and its job is to ensure the wellbeing and safety of department staff. Read more about the effort
Ask the Fire Chief
Fire Chief Herbert Griffin answers your questions about the Raleigh Fire Department, just ask. For this edition of our newsletter, he tackles the question of what you should do when you’re driving and you see an emergency vehicle with lights and sirens on. Learn more
Born out of Loss: Team Honors RFD Firefighter, Other First Responders
The spirit of the late Brent Upton of the Raleigh Fire Department, who passed away due to cancer in March, continues to shine through in his loved ones’ support of first responders. They are helping the Tunnel to Towers Foundation, which is committed to ensuring people never forget the sacrifices made on 9/11 and the sacrifices made by first responders today. Team Upton plans to participate in the 2021 Tunnel to Towers 5K Run and Walk in October and raise funds in Brent’s memory. Read more
By the Numbers: Using Statistics to Save Lives
Thanks to statistics, we know to focus our fire and life safety education efforts on the areas of the City that show a need at any given time. See the second quarter statistics.
Staying Safe: Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety with Raleigh Fire
The Raleigh Fire Department wants to help you better understand the reasons alarms may go off and provides the know-how to address them effectively. Learn more.
From Our Table: Fire House Chicken and Rice Soup
In each newsletter we will share a popular recipe from one of our fire stations. This time around we're bringing you a delicious recipe for a cold night with Chicken and Rice Soup. See the recipe
Preparing for the Future: Raleigh Fire Department Is Looking for Recruits
The recruitment period opens Nov. 1 and runs through Nov. 30. Learn more.
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