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Sprinkler Fun Days [Photo Gallery]

Sprinkler Fun Days [Photo Gallery]

It was perfect weather for the first “Sprinkler Fun Days” held next to The Hub in Downtown Goldsboro. The event is held every Thursday afternoon, 3-4 PM, through August 18th. It’s free and supervised by the Goldsboro Fire Department. Photos courtesy of the Goldsboro Fire Departmentread more »

TRAFFIC ALERT: Eleventh St. Closed

TRAFFIC ALERT: Eleventh St. Closed

The Goldsboro Fire Department reports that Eleventh Street is closed from Norwood Ave. to Williams Street due to a structure fire. Please avoid the area until further notice.read more »

Residents Safe After Small Fire In Goldsboro Home

Residents Safe After Small Fire In Goldsboro Home

(GDN) – On April 25, 2022 the Goldsboro Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Stronach Avenue around midnight. Officials say no injuries were reported at the time of the incident. Firefighters were able to clear the home around 2 o’clock am.read more »

Multiple Departments Respond To Early Morning Fire In Mar-Mac [Photo Gallery]

Multiple Departments Respond To Early Morning Fire In Mar-Mac [Photo Gallery]

(GDN) – On Wednesday, April 6, at approximately 4:38 a.m., the Goldsboro Fire Department was dispatched to a commercial structure fire in the 2300 block of US Highway 117 South. Engines 1, 2, 3, 4, and Tower One responded with 17 personnel, along with the Mar-Mac Fire Department and the Thoroughfare Fire Department. Mar-Mac Fire…read more »

Two Displaced After Slocumb St. Fire

Two Displaced After Slocumb St. Fire

(GDN)-Goldsboro Fire Department units were dispatched to a structure fire at 1700 S. Slocumb St., Lot #3 Monday morning at about 12:42. Engines 1, 2, 4, Tower 1, and Battalion 1 were dispatched and Engine 3 was called later for additional manpower. A total of six units with 16 personnel responded to the call. Smoke…read more »

Goldsboro Fire Department Hopes To Retain Staff, Improve Vehicle Fleet

Goldsboro Fire Department Hopes To Retain Staff, Improve Vehicle Fleet

Goldsboro’s public safety departments are hoping to boost their staffing in 2022.  During Tuesday’s city council retreat, Goldsboro Fire Chief Ron Stempien provided an update on his department’s three main concerns: staffing, salaries and apparatus. Stempien says, by the end of this month, the GFD will have lost nine employees since the end of December.…read more »

Fairview Circle Fire Leaves 5 Displaced

Fairview Circle Fire Leaves 5 Displaced

Just before 9:30 PM on Tuesday, Goldsboro Fire Department units were dispatched to a kitchen fire on the 900 block of Fairview Circle. Firefighters quickly contained the fire to the apartment. The fire caused a water line break that caused minor damage in an adjacent apartment. 16 firefighters were on scene. The Goldsboro Police Department…read more »

Council OKs 5% Fire Department Retention Pay Increase

Council OKs 5% Fire Department Retention Pay Increase

(GDN) — The City of Goldsboro makes an attempt to hang on to its firefighting brigade.  This week, the city council signed off on a plan to provide retention pay for the Goldsboro Fire Department.  Goldsboro Fire Chief Ron Stempien explained the need for the 5% pay increase for firefighters and engineers. Stempien says other…read more »

GFD Responds To Structure Fire At Case Farms

GFD Responds To Structure Fire At Case Farms

Just after 3:30 PM Monday, Goldsboro Fire Department units were dispatched to a structure fire at 330 Westbrook Road, which is owned by Case Farms. Upon the arrival of the initial fire units, it was quickly recognized that additional units were needed, and a second alarm was called for. Five engines, one tower, a command…read more »

GFD Raises Over $6,500 To Assist Local Cancer Patients

GFD Raises Over $6,500 To Assist Local Cancer Patients

(GDN) — Another record-breaking year as the Goldsboro Fire Department helps battle breast cancer.  The GFD presented the $6,560 check at Southeastern Oncology Medical Center in Goldsboro on Friday.  David Grice, an Engineer with the Goldsboro Fire Department, helps coordinate the Breast Cancer Awareness t-shirt effort along with a committee of team members. He is…read more »

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