St. Stephens Volunteer Fire Department St. Stephens Volunteer Fire Department

2014 Incidents
Jan 42 38 80
Feb 32 43 75
Mar 29 44 73
Apr 45 51 96
May 30 37 67
Jun 39 59 98
Jul 35 64 99
Aug 28 49 77
Sep 25 34 59
Oct 37 53 90
Nov 54 53 107
Dec 32 56 88
Total 428 581 1009

2015 Incidents
Fire EMS Total
Jan 44 61 105
Feb 35 52 87
March 41 50 91
April 34 60 94
May 40 55 95
June 32 55 87
July 45 48 93
Aug 28 43 71
Sept 52 42 94
Oct 49 51 100
Nov 38 62 100
Dec 36 51 87
0 474 630 1104

2016 Incidents
Fire EMS Total
January 34 52 86
February 40 40 80
March 29 60 89
April 40 45 85
May 42 55 97
June 56 38 94
July 52 53 105
August 24 51 75
September 37 43 80
October 54 58 112
November 81 49 130
December 53 62 115
0 542 606 1148

2017 Incidents
Fire EMS Total
January 47 58 105
February 36 63 99
March 54 57 111
April 39 52 91
May 58 43 101
June 40 47 87
July 46 61 107
August 41 48 89
September 46 52 98
October 64 48 112
November 55 50 105
December 61 45 106
0 587 624 1211

2018 Incidents
Fire EMS Total
January 57 79 136
February 45 49 94
March 35 60 95
April 36 47 83
Total 173 235 408

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Deputy Chief Josh Randolph, May 08

Home fire fatalities have been on the rise for the past year all across North Carolina with some of those being local to Catawba and surrounding counties. St. Stephens Fire Department would like to take the opportunity to share some simple safety tips for the homeowner to keep families safe. In a fire situation, the earliest detection may be just enough to save a life. Due to modern construction types, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Operation Medicine Drop

Deputy Chief Josh Randolph, March 23

What’s in your medicine cabinet?

Friday, March 23rd, 2018, St. Stephens Fire Department participated in Operation Medicine Drop. This event was coordinated by Maiden Police Department, Catawba County Sheriff’s Department and The Catawba County Safe Kids Coalition. This event was sponsored by TAS Drug in Maiden and North Carolina Safe Kids. St. Stephens Fire Department is actively involved in the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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1st display with the Antique Power Association
1st display with the Antique Power Association

Fire Safety House

Deputy Chief Josh Randolph, January 18

St. Stephens Fire Department has acquired a fire safety house to add to our fleet of equipment. The fire safety house is a 1994, 28ft’, two story educational mobile trailer built by Surrey. The safety house has been out of service for several years and has been sitting idle at an outside location. The unit was purchased by St. Stephens Fire Department to advance our level of fire safety and education. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Insurance Service Organization (ISO) rating improves to a class 4

Deputy Chief Josh Randolph, January 17

St. Stephens Fire Department is proud to announce it has achieved an Insurance Service Organization, (ISO), Public Protection Classification class 4 rating after our latest ISO survey. St. Stephens Fire Department improved from a class 5 to a class 4. The effective date for the new rating went into effect November 1st, 2017.
The new ISO rating may result in savings to a business and homeowners in ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Chief Shawn Greene
Fire Chief Shawn Greene

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Deputy Chief Josh Randolph, January 10

At 1:47am St Stephens Fire Department responded to a mobile home fire and arrived to find heavy fire showing throughout the entire mobile home. Due to the heavy fire showing and the lack of stability of the structure, fire department personnel made a defensive attack on the fire. Oxford and Conover Fire assisted by covering the St. Stephens Fire district for additional calls. The Catawba County Fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue/Medical Training

Deputy Chief Josh Randolph, August 30

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 St. Stephens Fire Department hosted a special training program for its members and other emergency service representatives. The special guest speaker for the training evolution was Jeff Hinshaw and his crew. The topic was Player down, Youth Sports Injuries Education through the Children’s Institute for Pediatric Trauma. Jeff Hinshaw is a physician assistant at Wake Forest ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chief Greene and Explorer J. Ramsey flowing water.
Chief Greene and Explorer J. Ramsey flowing water.

July Staff Training

Lieutenant Nathan Earp, August 04

During the month of July Station 4 staff trained on a basic pump scenario. Station 4 staff trained on a out-building scenario were a engine and tanker had to deploy attack lines and secure a water source to the lead apparatus. After the evolution was complete, staff also trained with reloading hose back onto the apparatuses. All staff members completed the training and worked extremely hard in the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Station Four Responds To Fully Involved Mobile Home Fire

Engineer Matthew Quarles, December 05

On December 3, 2014 just after midnight, St. Stephens firefighters were alerted to a possible structure fire on Terry Street in Conover. Units arrived in under four minutes to find a fully involved single wide mobile home fire.Crews worked diligently to extinguish the blaze and salvage what contents were still present. The home was vacant at the time of the fire and no one was injured. The fire is ... (Full Story & Photos)

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