Since its founding in 1936, the North Point-Edgemere
Volunteer Fire Department has provided fire, rescue, and EMS service. In
1986, our first and current Marine Unit, MU269, was purchased and has been in
service for over 28 years. Unfortunately, due to normal wear and tear, the service
life of this boat is nearing its end. North Point-Edgemere VFD is
currently in the process of designing it's replacement. The new boat will
be approximately 22 feet long, compared to our current 18 foot boat.
This boat will provide a better service during year round emergencies and will
provide better crew and patient protection. The boat's design will
include a large capacity fire pump, state of the art electronics, and much
more. However, in order to bring the best service to the over 175 miles
of coast line and surrounding areas, we need your help. Your contributions would help us continue to
provide this valuable service. Please go
to our Fundly™ page by clicking the link below to make a donation.
Thank you for your continued support to the men and women of our
Volunteer Fire Department.www.fundly.com/fire-rescue-boat
Monday, February 10, 2014 2/6/2014
Units from North Point-Edgemere, Edgemere, and surrounding fire companies were alerted for a report of a house fire on Bay Front Road in Jones Creek. Edgemere Engine 9 arrived to find fire showing from the rear of the house. Engine 261 arrived and deployed a hose line to the rear of the house and assisted with extinguishment of the fire. The fire was under control in a short amount of time.
Monday, February 3, 2014 0948hrs
Station 26 was alerted for an auto fire in the parking lot of St Luke's Church, just off North Point Road almost directly across from the station. Engines 261 and 263 arrived to find an old model station wagon with a fully involved engine compartment. Crews put the fire out quickly, leaving minimal damage to the passenger area.
Saturday, February 1, 2014
In the wake of a recent call and recent severe cold, members conducted Ice Rescue training in the back of the Edgemere Senior Center. Members practiced donning Ice Rescue suits, removing a patient from the ice and returning them to shore, and how to handle the rescuers lifeline. An unexpected result of the very cold weather, members experienced some difficulty creating a hole due to very thick ice.
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