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Sun. Oct 13th 2019
Open House Gamewell Volunteer Fire Department2806 Morganton Blvd., Lenoir, NC Sunday October 13, 20191:00pm till 4:00pm Sparky the Fire Dog, Freddie the Fire TruckFire Truck Rides and DisplaysFree Ho...
Fri. Dec 15th 2017
FIRE AND RESCUE GRANTS AND RELIEF FUNDS
For Immediate Release Contact: Marla Sink
(919) 807-6017
December 15, 2017
$10,317.50 Grant Awarded to The Gamewell Volunteer Fire Department,
Inc.
Department o...
Wed. Dec 6th 2017
http://caldwelljournal.com/gamewell-fire-department-presents-of-the-year-awards-2017/
Wed. Aug 23rd 2017
We received a FEMA Grant for $115,000.00 to assist with the purchase of a new brush truck. Conngressman Mark Meadows stopped by the station to deliver the check to us. Thankyou Congressman Meadows
Tue. May 9th 2017
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Hibriten Firefighter Academy Cadets Smoke the CompetitionStudents from the Hibriten Fire Fighter Academy Captain Preston Hawkins of West Caldwell High School; Captain Brice Bennett, South Caldwell Hig...

The Gamewell Volunteer Fire Department 

The GVFD is your first line of protection during times of emergency crisis in the Gamewell Community. We protect over 9,000 citizens in our 37 square mile district. We have over 50 members to assist in times of need and ready to respond when called up on. Our calls have skyrocketed in the last few years to over 1084 calls in 2015. 

Our NC Protection Rating is a Class 5

The GVFD was formed in 1957 and charter with the state in 1958 at which time the city fire department stopped answering calls outside the city. The GVFD was organized with the help and leadership of the Gamewell Ruritan Club and with the support of the communities in and surrounding Gamewell. The first meeting was held at the Gamewell School and Mrs. Clyde (Ruby) Watson gave the first dollar for the new fire department. It was a silver dollar that her father had in his pocket when he and his wife died in a house fire. The fire department's original misson was to protect homs and business from fire. Just as times have changed, so has our mission. Today we provide the community with a full range of emergency services.

 PLEASE OBTAIN A BURNING PERMIT BEFORE BURNING.

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