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Ulah Fire Dept Premiers First Video

Ulah Fire Dept Premiers First Video

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkyiHvbD25Q The video is now live, if you missed the live stream leading up to the premier you can watch it here ASHEBORO N.C. - The Ulah Vol. Fire Department will be going live on Facebook in a few hours ahead of premiering its first YouTube video tonight at 7 p.m. This month the Ulah Vol. Fire Department began posting short videos on its Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok social media accounts. Those videos, which the department says they plan to continue in the future, are a mix of humor, engagement, and information. On February 9th, 2024, the Ulah Vol Fire Department announced on Facebook that they would be premiering their first YouTube video Tonight, Friday February 16th, 2024, releasing the following teaser. The video tonight, descr...
Two Charged in Assault on First Responders, Highlights Dangers

Two Charged in Assault on First Responders, Highlights Dangers

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ASHEBORO N.C. – Two men are facing charges for assaulting first responders earlier this week and the dangerous incident highlights the hazards first responders can face. On January 7th, 2024, at around 6 a.m. Randolph County 911 received a 911 hang-up with yelling in the background. Operators were attempting to call the number back, when around three-minutes later, another 911 call came in from a neighbor stating that a male subject had come running into their residence covered in blood saying he had been assaulted by someone he lived with. As the phone call continued the 911 telecommunicator, learned the other male subject was attempting to get into the home and they could hear screaming. The 911 center notified deputies with the Randolph County Sheriff's Office to respond and...
Level Cross Fire Department Announces Promotions

Level Cross Fire Department Announces Promotions

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(All photos provided by Level Cross Vol Fire Dept) LEVEL CROSS N.C. - Wednesday night, the Level Cross Volunteer Fire Department celebrated promotions of three of their own. In a statement Chief Ridgeway said, "Congratulations to all on a well-deserved promotion. We feel you add to our command staff with knowledge, skills, and experience. Keep being solid brothers and let's keep progressing forward!" Lieutenant Bryson Curl - Promoted to Captain “Captain Curl plays an instrumental part in our agency when it comes to leadership, friendship, and Brotherhood. He is one person we know we can depend on when needed. He is a member of our truck committee and assist in updating our equipment.” Lieutenant Stephan Arnold - Promoted to Captain “Captain Arnold plays an ...
Wife Accused of Murdering Firefighter Receives $1-million Bond

Wife Accused of Murdering Firefighter Receives $1-million Bond

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MJ Auman (Credit - Ramseur Fire Department via Facebook) ASHEBORO N.C. - The wife of a local firefighter, accused of his murder and currently in jail, has received a $1 million dollar bond. MJ Auman, a firefighter with the Seagrove Fire Dept, died of a fatal gunshot wound on June 25th, 2022. An investigation by the Randolph County Sheriff's Office led to charges against the wife Heather Auman who has been confined at the Randolph County Jail without bond, facing a charge of first-degree murder since June 29th, 2022. The state recently declined to purse a capital case, taking the death penalty off the table, and allowing the defense attorneys for Auman to submit a monition for bond, which was held on Monday, February 6th, 2023. Lawyers for Auman argued that due to her employm...
Julian Fire Chief Injured After Driver Crashes into Department Pickup on US 421

Julian Fire Chief Injured After Driver Crashes into Department Pickup on US 421

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A Pickup Truck belonging to the Julian Fire & Rescue was totaled after a driver struck the vehicle while at the scene of an accident on 421 (via Facebook) ASHEBORO N.C. - Julian Fire & Rescue's Chief was taken to the hospital after a driver struck the department's pickup truck that was on scene of a previous accident on US 421 last Friday. At 9:41 am, on Friday, December 23rd, 2022, emergency crews responded to the report of a crash that occurred on US 421 near NC 62 in Guilford County. According to the State Highway Patrol, James Patrick Clement, from Carthage, NC, was traveling north on US 421 in a 2009 Ford truck. Chief Cameron Ross Shepard with Julian Fire & Rescue (which serves both Guilford and Randolph Counties) was parked in the inside travel lane of US ...
Randolph County Association of Fire Chiefs Hosts Firefighter Day

Randolph County Association of Fire Chiefs Hosts Firefighter Day

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ASHEBORO, N.C. (RAMSEUR FD) – The Randolph County Association of Fire Chiefs is kicking off the 2022 Fire Prevention Week by hosting an annual Firefighter Day on October 8th , 2022. The event will be held in the Randolph County Courthouse parking lot at 176 East Salisbury Street in Asheboro from 9am – 4pm. The majority of fire departments that serve Randolph County, along with Ash-Rand Rescue Squad and EMS will be present with informational displays, apparatus and personnel. North Carolina Forest Service, Smokey Bear and Sparky the Fire Dog will also be in attendance. Fire prevention materials and three hundred smoke alarms will be given away to attendees. Drop tank operations will be held throughout the day to demonstrate how firefighters haul large volumes of water to the more...
Wife Charged In Unexpected Death Of Local Firefighter

Wife Charged In Unexpected Death Of Local Firefighter

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Credit - Ramseur Fire Department via Facebook ASHEBORO N.C. - The wife of a local firefighter has been booked into the Randolph County Jail on murder charges just 3 days after a local fire department announced the unexpected death on Facebook. The Randolph County Sheriff's Office says on Saturday, June 25th, 2022, they responded to Ridge Rd in Seagrove after receiving a 911 call regarding an alleged self-inflicted gunshot wound. They identified the victim as 37-year-old MJ (Mishael James) Auman, and say he was transported to an area hospital by emergency personnel where he succumbed to his injuries. On June 26th 2022, the Seagrove Rural Volunteer Fire Department announced that MJ Auman, a volunteer with the department for 21 years, had died unexpectedly on Saturday. MJ ...
Asheboro Fire Department Announces Upcoming Fire Explorer Program

Asheboro Fire Department Announces Upcoming Fire Explorer Program

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Acme News Archive (2019) (SP) ASHEBORO N.C. - Are you between the ages of 14 and 20 and interested in a career in firefighting or emergency services? Then you will want to check out the Asheboro Fire Department's upcoming Fire Explorer Program. The program will be from 6-7, starting on Wednesday April 20th, 2022 and meet every other week. "We’ll break during summer and pick back up when school resumes in the fall." said Samantha East, Public Information Officer with the Asheboro Fire Department. According to East the program will focus on teaching students from ages 14-20 years old the fundamentals of firefighting and emergency services as well as leadership skills and will consist of both hands on training and lectures. Registration fee of $45 is required and anyone interes...