Monthly Calls

MonthsCalls

  • January
    212
  • February
    167
  • March
    202
  • April
    218
  • May
    216
  • June
    216
  • July
    218
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December

Total 1449

4 Aug

Station 2 Improvements Continue

Posted on August 4, 2017 in News

Outside tree trimming at our Station 2 on Anderson Mill Road makes the yard look great!  Our sign has a fresh coat of paint too! We are getting Station 2 ready for staff to move in the near future! We will be sure to keep you updated.  

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14 Jul

Smoke Alarms for The Hearing Impaired

Posted on July 14, 2017 in News

Did You know the SC Office of The State Fire Marshall, Community Risk Reduction Section has a program to help our hearing impaired residents obtain supplement smoke alarms? This technology is known as the “bed shaker,” works with smoke alarms to notify hearing impaired individuals of a possible life-threatening fire emergency. An interested applicant must […]

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28 Jun

TRAVEL TIPS TO AVOID VACATION STRESS!

Posted on June 28, 2017 in News

Vacations are for reducing stress, not adding to it. Unfortunately, things can happen to make any vacation a stressful experience, no matter how beautiful the locale or destination. Some things you are not able to control, such as the weather or flight delays. Other things, such as missing documents or stolen credit cards, have the […]

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20 Jun

WATCH OUR ASSISTANT CHIEF TALK ABOUT HIS CANCER FIGHT

Posted on June 20, 2017 in News

Meet Assistant Chief Tracy Williams who has been with our department since January 1, 1987.  In the video below Tracy talks about his 2009 fight with cancer, stage 3A melanoma.  He won his battle, which was hard fought.  Firefighters have a 29% higher rate than the general public to get cancer than the general public.  60% […]

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6 Jun

Vehicle Heat Stroke Prevention Campaign Begins

Posted on June 6, 2017 in News

Heatstroke is the leading cause of vehicular non-crash-related deaths for children under 14. In fact, each year, an average of 37 children have died from vehicle heatstroke between 1998-2015. While it seems like an impossible mistake to make, every parent or caregiver can potentially become distracted, and distractions often fuel this devastating situation. No one […]

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26 May

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND – LET’S REMEMBER THE BRAVE!

Posted on May 26, 2017 in News

Westview-Fairforest Fire Department wishes everyone a safe and Happy Memorial Day Holiday weekend.  Please remember why we celebrate – to honor those who died while serving in our country’s armed forces and keeping us safe! The flag at WFFD will be solemnly lowered to the half-staff position on Memorial Day, May 29, 2017, in this […]

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24 May

Campfires Now Prohibited During State Forester’s Burning Bans

Posted on May 24, 2017 in News

RELEASED TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017 FROM THE SC FORESTRY COMMISSION: Gov. Henry McMaster signed into law House Bill 3719 Friday, adding campfires and other recreational fires to the list of activities that can be prohibited under a State Forester’s Burning Ban. The legislation also raises the fines levied on those convicted of violating the ban […]

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23 May

NEW SC STATE LAW FOR CHILD PASSENGER SEATS PASSED!

Posted on May 23, 2017 in News

A new state law has taken effect in South Carolina regarding child safety seats in cars. Governor Henry McMaster signed the law last week and it took effect upon his signature. The new law changes the age, weight and position of a child required to be secured in a passenger restraint system. Under the law, […]

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2 May

Governor McMaster Proclaims May as Childhood Drowning Month in SC

Posted on May 2, 2017 in News

Governor McMaster Proclaims May as Childhood Drowning Prevention Month in South Carolina Water safety tips: Actively supervise children in and around any body of water, giving them your undivided attention. The home has many hidden hazards for children: pools, spas and bathtubs, toilets and buckets. Appoint a designated “water watcher,” taking turns with other adults. […]

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1 May

Oakbrook Prep School 7th Graders Shows Their Thanks

Posted on May 1, 2017 in News

Seventh grader Christopher Henderson (second from left) from Oakbrook Prep School presents the Westview-Fairforest Fire Department with thank you cards that included $25 gift cards to Outback Steak House. Doing this was the students way to honor what our brave men and women do.  The students had a service project and a group of the […]

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