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Thanks to the North Carolina Society of Fire Rescue Instructors for the donation of over $2,900. A portion will be donated to the firefighters families in West, Texas on the behalf of all NC Firefighters.
It is with great sadness to inform everyone of the passing of Carl Regutti, friend and colleague with a vision of capturing the true essence of North Carolina’s fire service and preserving it in life-sized bronze. Carl passed away this morning after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Beaufort County Fireman’s Association held it’s first Thin Red Line Basketball Tournament on 13th. The ten departments that participated in the tournament were: Aurora, Chocowinity, Old Ford, Clarks Neck, Bunyan, Pinetown, Bath, Belhaven, Pamlico Beach and Pantego. Initially they had a $50 entry fee from the teams and each Department took it upon themselves to raise additional money ranging from $150 to $1350 for their entry fee. The total raised was $8,500 for the NCFFF. Thanks to all departments who helped and participated in raising money for the Foundation.
The arrangements for Fallen Fire Fighter Sarah Edith Stonesifer of the Pinehill Fire Department who passed away tragically from an auto accident on Friday March 29th, 2013 are as follows:
There will be two visitations on Monday April 1st, 2013, Both at Boles Funeral Home in Southern Pines.
1st visitation 12 noon till 3 pm
2nd visitation 5pm till 8pm
The Funeral will be on Tuesday April 2nd at 11am at Boles Funeral Home in Southern Pines. Burial will follow at Bethesda Cemetery in Aberdeen. A Firemen’s Funeral will be conducted.
Boles Funeral Home
425 W Pennsylviana Ave.
Southern Pines, NC 28315
1st Annual NCFFF Red Helmet Ride
May 4, 2013
Join us for the 1st Annual NCFFF Red Helmet Ride. We will rally at the Kmart in Garner and ride to the NCFFF Memorial in downtown Raleigh (Nash Square). We plan to arrive in time to be at the end of the parade. Who should attend? If you are, know, or support firefighters and ride a motorcycle, you should ride with us in this memorial ride!
Call Paul Tidwell 919-418-4530 for information.
The 8th Annual North Carolina Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend will start on Friday May 3, 2013 with a candle light service held at the monument starting at 8 pm.
Saturday May 4, 2013 will start with the Memorial Parade; we will start setting up and lining up at 0900, step off at 10 am.
Practice for the Memorial Service will follow after the Parade at Nash Square on the Memorial Grounds. Read More→
Updated version of the Volunteer Logistical Team Application and Responsibilities are attached. If you are interested in helping to be part of the Foundation, please complete. Completed applications can either be mailed to our office, or given to one of our Regional Directors. See the NCFFF Volunteer Logistical Support Team page.
In Currituck County, Knotts Island Fire Chief Scott Morrison died while working a brush fire Sunday evening, March 3rd. He was treated on scene by emergency personnel and transported to a medical facility. He died at approximately 17:30 hours. Chief Morrison had been a firefighter since 1984. He leave behind a wife and two children. For updates please check back here and FireNews.net
The Eighth Annual Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at 1:00 pm at historic Nash Square. The parade will begin at 10:00am. Information for parade and honor guards are below. More information concerning hotel will be posted soon.
Parade Information Contact Robert Smith at email@example.com
Honor Guard/Pipes & Drums Information Contact Rick Wood ar firstname.lastname@example.org
For more info please visit the Memorial Page
Thanks to the NC Association of Fire Chiefs for their donation of over $1500 to the NC Fallen Firefighter Foundation. This donation represents $1 for each member of the Association. Thanks for your continued support of the Foundation.