Our spring 2022 edition of Raleigh Fire News contains a variety of content. Chief Herbert Griffin shares his unique experience from Hurricane Harvey in Texas and the lessons he learned from it. One of the stories shines a spotlight on the Safe Place program at Raleigh fire stations, where firefighters help assist youth in crisis. Another story introduces the Raleigh Fire Department’s first official chaplain, Jeff Neal. This issue also includes tips for hurricane preparedness and grilling safety, as well as last quarter's fire statistics and a classic firehouse recipe that is one of the most popular recipes in the RFD.
Faith and Service: RFD Chaplain Is Always Present for Others
From weddings and funerals to mental health counseling, senior firefighter and chaplain Jeff Neal is helping to implement the department's new Chaplain Program.
Ask the Fire Chief
Fire Chief Herbert Griffin explains the most important lessons local firefighters learned from Hurricane Harvey.
By the Numbers: Q1 2022 Fire Statistics
The Raleigh Fire Department uses fire statistics to guide our efforts to keep the community safe.
Get Ready, Raleigh – Hurricane Season Starts June 1
By knowing what actions to take before, during, and after a hurricane, you can increase your chance of survival.
Feel the Wind! Riding Open-Cab Fire Trucks
Did you know that Raleigh firefighters used to ride fire trucks without roofs?
RFD Fire Stations Offer Safe Haven for Youth in Need
The department’s 28 fire stations serve as dedicated Safe Place sites for young people facing a crisis.
Staying Safe: Grilling Safety Tips for a Successful Cookout
The Raleigh Fire Department wants you to stay safe this summer while cooking on your grill.
From Our Table to Yours: Macaroni Surprise
Eat like a firefighter with this tried-and-true classic from the Raleigh Fire Department.
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