Friday, 18 August 2017 19:27

Photo gallery: RRFD Fire Safety Fair

The Roanoke Rapids Fire Department's Fire Safety saw a good turnout today as children took advantage of a water slide, practiced aiming a hose at Freddy the Flame and watched a puppet show on fire safety.

The Roanoke Rapids Fire Departments holds its third Safety Fair Friday in an coinciding with the last Fridays in the Park concert later that evening.

The Roanoke Rapids police and fire departments announced new hires and promotions at city council’s Tuesday night meeting.

Police officers and firefighters received commendations for their response and assistance in a shooting last month while another officer was honored for helping two children in need.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 08:50

Fire causes minimal damage to apartment

A fire which originated in and around a linen closet at Laurel Glen Apartments Tuesday is under investigation to determine a cause.

A Roanoke Rapids woman was being transported to UNC Medical Center after she sustained smoke inhalation and burns in the aftermath of a fire this morning on Raleigh Drive.

The Roanoke Rapids Fire Department will begin flushing hydrants on Monday, April 3.

The Chaloner Middle School gym sustained heavy smoke damage this morning after a battery-operated lift apparently caught fire.

Roanoke Rapids Fire Chief Stacy Coggins recognized six firefighters this evening, two for administering CPR and four for going above and beyond the call of duty in helping a fire victim.

Monday, 28 November 2016 15:03

Fire on high: Locals help in mountain blazes

When the call went out for help in the mountains of North Carolina, four firefighters from Halifax County answered the call and one county ranger was dispatched.

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