Anyone who currently lives in the Union Road Fire District needs to cal their insurance company and advise them of our ISO ratings change. Our rating has dropped from a 5/9E to a 4/9E. This could save you a lot of money! If they have any questions please have them contact the fire department.
I want to thank everyone who helped with our ISO inspection. We were trying to achieve an ISO class 5/9 but in true Union Road VFD fashion we did better than we were hoping for. Our new ISO class rating is a 4/9!!! all the guys at the station put in a lot of time and hard work to achieve this! als...
The Chiefs are on a short vacation to Marion Body Works in Wisconsin this week to perform the final inspection of the new Engine 511 before the station takes delivery. Chief Field sent some pictures to give everyone a preview before the new rig arrives in the next few weeks.
We would like to congratulate Justin Westbrook, David Steel, Josh Duncan and John Glennon on there promotion to firefighter. All of these guys has put in a lot of time and effort in to this achievement.
Several of our members recieved there Wildland Firefighting S-130 S-190 certifications in September. Congrats to all whole were certified and great job on all your hard work. Special Thanks goes out to the Instructor Henry Kunzig.
On Thursday 09/11/2014, The Union Road Volunteer Fire Department will be remembering our 343 Brother Firefighters of the FDNY who put the lives of others ahead of their own and made the ultimate sacrifice on that tragic day.
Union Road is pleased to announce it has placed an order for a new engine to replace the aging 511, the old 511 has been a great truck and continues to out preform most trucks it's age, but in looking into the future of fire protection for our district the department felt a new apparatus was nee...
I know its been awhile since major updates have been done to the website. We are in the process of adding new photos and calls and are trying to keep it updated on a constant basis. If there is something you would like to see on the website please let us know.
Its that time of year once again to go out to schools, day cares and Churches to talk about Fire Prevention. That's right Fire Prevention week is upon us, coming up October 6th-12th 2013. Members of the Union Road VFD will once again be going out to some of our local schools and other venues to talk...
NEVER FORGET 911 Memorial Ceremony Wednesday 11 September 2013 is the 12th anniversary of the cowardly acts of Terrorism that forever changed the lives of ALL Americans and ended the lives of 343 Brother Firefighters of the FDNY.
A live burn will be conducted on May 18th. We will meet at the station at 4 pm to get started and will have dinner about 5 pm. The first fire should be about 7 pm. There will be a pre-burn safety meeting on May 16th at 7 pm at the station.
The Ladies Auxiliary hosted the department's 5th Tuesday Night Cookout on April 30th, at the station. They also surprised the chief with an "you're older than dirt" birthday party for his 40th birthday.
The Union Road VFD Ladies Auxiliary participated in this year's Relay for Life at Forestview High School. The ladies provided baked goods to raise money for cancer research. The ladies did an awesome job at raising over $216 for the Relay for Life.
Brothers, Saturday 04 May 2013 is this year's date for the NC Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Raleigh. As we have each year since the inception of this event, the URVFD will be attending to show our respects to our Fallen Brothers and their families.
I wish you could know what it is like to search a burning bedroom for trapped children at 3 AM, flames rolling above your head, your palms and knees burning as you crawl, the floor sagging under your weight as the kitchen below you burns.