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Goldsboro Fire Department Unveils 2021 Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts

Goldsboro Fire Department Unveils 2021 Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts

Goldsboro firefighters are used to battling blazes, but this is the time of year they also join the fight against breast cancer.    For the 9th year in a row, the Goldsboro Fire Department will help Southeastern Cancer Care’s Cures for the Colors with the sale of special breast cancer awareness t-shirts.  Goldsboro Fire Chief…read more »

Firefighters Rescue Two People From Argo Street Blaze

Firefighters Rescue Two People From Argo Street Blaze

Two people had to be rescued from a house fire in Goldsboro on Tuesday morning.  The Goldsboro Fire Department responded to the structure fire on Argo Street before daybreak.  Four residents were in the home as the blaze broke out.  Two residents managed to get out safely as the fire spread, and Goldsboro firefighters entered…read more »

Firefighters Raise Over $8,000 For MDA During Three Day Effort

Firefighters Raise Over $8,000 For MDA During Three Day Effort

The Goldsboro Fire Department raised over $8,000 during the recent Fill the Boot event.  From August 27th through the 29th, the firefighters were stationed in front of the Lowe’s Home Improvement Store on Berkeley Boulevard asking passersby to make a donation to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  By the end of the weekend-long effort, the GFD…read more »

GFD Firefighters Filling The Boot In Front Of Lowe’s (PHOTO GALLERY)

GFD Firefighters Filling The Boot In Front Of Lowe’s (PHOTO GALLERY)

Members of the Goldsboro Fire Department have been set up at the entrance to the Lowe’s Home Improvement Store on Berkeley Boulevard for the past two days. THey’ve been collecting donations as part of the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Fill The Boot effort. All five GFD stations are taking turns collecting donations. Today (Sunday) is the…read more »

Excessive Heat Hampers Firefighters At Vine St. Blaze

Excessive Heat Hampers Firefighters At Vine St. Blaze

It was a hot day Saturday morning for Goldsboro firefighters B-shift when all five stations were dispatched to the scene of a two story family dwelling on East Vine Street located between North John Street and William Street. The nine people that were living in the two story house managed to get out safely before…read more »

After 25 Years, New Fire Chief Stempien Familiar With GFD Mission

After 25 Years, New Fire Chief Stempien Familiar With GFD Mission

Goldsboro’s new fire chief started at the bottom with the city’s fire brigade and worked his way to the very top. Ron Stempien was named Chief of the Goldsboro Fire Department in June, and he began his role as chief on June 30th. In an interview with Jeff Farrow on Goldsboro’s Greatest Hits 1150 and…read more »

GFD Responds To Gas Leak, Potential Lightning Strike

GFD Responds To Gas Leak, Potential Lightning Strike

Goldsboro firefighters had a busy day on Monday.  The GFD first responded to a possible lighting strike on Mulberry Street near Downtown Goldsboro on Monday afternoon.  The firefighters were then called to a gas leak over on Poplar Street. As the engine companies and battalion chief arrived, they found that one of the apartments had a…read more »

City Of Goldsboro Selects New Fire Chief

City Of Goldsboro Selects New Fire Chief

The City of Goldsboro has selected Ron Stempien as the new chief of the Goldsboro Fire Department. Stempien’s start date is June 30. His salary will be $92,000. Stempien was selected after a broad search for candidates that yielded 51 applicants. City Manager Tim Salmon and Human Resources Director Bernadette Dove narrowed the pool of…read more »

Farfour Named Interim Fire Chief

Farfour Named Interim Fire Chief

The Goldsboro Fire Department names its Interim Fire Chief. James Farfour, a 27-year GFD veteran, will serve as Interim Fire Chief following the departure of Chief Joe Dixon last week. Farfour began his career with the Goldsboro Fire Department as a firefighter. He was named the Deputy Fire Chief in 2019.  read more »

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