Monthly Calls

MonthsCalls

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

Total 581

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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26 Apr

SMOKE ALARMS AT HOME

Posted on April 26, 2017 in News

Smoke alarms are a key part of a home fire escape plan. When there is a fire, smoke spreads fast. Working smoke alarms give you early warning so you can get outside quickly. HERE ARE SOME SAFETY TIPS FOR SMOKE ALARMS IN YOUR HOME… Install smoke alarms inside and outside each bedroom and sleeping area. […]

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14 Dec

2016 Westview-Fairforest Fire Department Annual Awards Given

Posted on December 14, 2016 in News

Congratulations to Scott Dorsey for receiving his 25 year Service Award with Westview-Fairforest Fire Department from Chief Scott Garrett.  “Scotty D or Pops” as he’s called around the station, began his career with WFFD on June 1, 1991 and is still going strong!     Also congratulations to Corey Thompson for receiving the 2016 Westview-Fairforest […]

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1 Dec

5 COUNTY BURN BAN LIFTED

Posted on December 1, 2016 in News

Burning ban lifted for all Piedmont counties The South Carolina Forestry Commission urges making notification, taking precautions, practicing vigilance when burning! COLUMBIA, SC – November 10, 2016 – State Forester Gene Kodama is lifting the burning ban for all Piedmont counties.  The revoking of the ban will allow legally permitted burning statewide, through Forestry Commission […]

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