NFD Personnel & Services

 NFD Members and Eng141

 

Career

Volunteer

Part Time

Randy Goodbrod
Fire Chief
Jeremy Strickland
Battalion Chief
Bill Trimmer
Engineer
Chris Joyner
Battalion Chief – A Shift
Haywood Edmonds
Chief Engineer
Larry Hill
Engineer
Jason Edwards
Battalion Chief – B Shift
Austin Taylor
Lieutenant
Jay Mckinney
Engineer
Scott Whitford
Scott Whitford – C Shift
Robbie Amerson
Lieutenant
Chase Taylor
Engineer
Robbie Bobbitt
Lieutenant/EMT
Stan Mesh
Safety Officer
Ryan Landrum
Firefighter
Chris Jenkins
Lieutenant/EMT
Chris Bissette
Engineer
Austin Beeman
Firefighter
Brent Cahoon
Lieutenant/EMT
Grant Rogers
Engineer
Douglas Garciga
Firefighter
Andy Joyner
Engineer/EMT
Jerry Sherrod
Engineer
 Tyler Batchelor
Firefighter
Lee Coppedge
Engineer/EMT
Tony Bailey
Firefighter
Chris Sykes
Firefighter/EMT
Troy Bobbitt
Engineer
Chris Carlos
Firefighter/EMT
Bill Lindsey
Firefighter
 Caleb Leonard
Firefighter/EMT
Bill Jones
Firefighter
Alex Wester
Firefighter/EMT
Elizabeth Cahoon
Firefighter
Brandon Lindsey
Firefighter
Blake Smith
Firefighter
Quintin Jefferies
Firefighter
Brian West
Firefighter
Aaron Spain
Firefighter
Lee Sudia
Firefighter
Vernon Potter
Chaplin
Matthew Bailey
New Recruit
 Devin Sherrod
New Recruit
Daniel Bailey
New RecruitSamuel Smith II
Junior Firefighter

Bradley Phillips
Junior Firefighter

 

 


 

 Services

Fire Protection Provider  The Town of Nashville Fire Department provides its customers the protection of life and property from fire. The fire department is a true combination fire service organization comprised of a career Fire Chief,(3) Career Battalion Chiefs, (3) Career Lieutenant, (2) Career Engineers, (4) career Firefighters, (4) part-time Engineers (4) part-time Firefighters, (24) volunteer firefighters and (2) junior firefighters. The fire department apparatus fleet consists of a Command Vehicle, (2) Engines, a Truck, a Squad, a Rescue and a 24-foot Technical Rescue Trailer. The Fire Department serves both the Town of Nashville corporate limits and a rural 5-mile response district under contract with Nash County. The Town of Nashville boasts a Class 4 Public Protection Classification from the North Carolina Department of Insurance and the N.S. Gulley Fire Insurance District has a Class 5 rating . Twenty-nine of the department members are certified firefighters and participate in numerous hours of continuing education throughout the year.

 

Hazardous Materials Response Provider  The Town of Nashville Fire Department provides hazardous materials response at the Hazmat Operations level. 19 members are certified as NC Hazmat Responders and are trained in hazardous materials containment, monitoring and recognition. Each member participates in a minimum of 3-hours of hazmat refresher training per year.

 

Emergency Medical Provider  The Town of Nashville Fire Department is certified by the NC Association of Rescue and EMS as a Medical Provider Unit. The department provides the Emergency Medical Technician level of pre-hospital care under the Nash County EMS Model System. Basic life support skills including defibrillation and airway management are provided by (19) certified NC Emergency Medical Technicians. The department is dispatched to medical incidents that are deemed as emergency calls only by Nash County Communications, often arriving and initiating life saving measures several minutes before arrival of Nash County EMS. Members participate in a minimum of 3-hours of monthly medical refresher training and every member of the department is re-certified yearly in CPR.

 

Heavy Rescue Provider  The Town of Nashville Fire Department is certified by the NC Association of Rescue and EMS as a Heavy Rescue Provider Unit with a full complement of heavy rescue equipment carried on Engine 14, Engine 141 and Rescue 14. (18) members are certified as NC Vehicle /Machinery Technical Rescuers. These members participate in a minimum of 3-hours per month of rescue refresher training and have successfully performed several rescues.

 

Confined Space Rescue Provider  The Town of Nashville Fire Department is trained and equipped to provide confined space rescue for victims that could be caught or trapped in grain bins, silos, manholes, equipment, etc. (29) members are part of the Confined Space Rescue Team and participate in a minimum of 16-hours of yearly refresher training for these types of rescues. Members have performed (1) successful rescue of this type.

 

Trench Rescue Provider  The Town of Nashville Fire Department is trained and equipped to provide trench collapse rescue for victims that could be caught or trapped in a collapsed excavation or trench. All career members are certified with trench rescue and serve as part of the Trench Rescue Team.  Members participate in a minimum of 16-hours of yearly refresher training for these types of rescues.  To date the Nashville Fire Department has operated two trench incidents;  one was a special request from Edgecombe County.

 

Rope Rescue Provider – The Town of Nashville Fire Department is trained and equipped to provide high and low angle rope rescue for victims that could be caught or trapped. (5) members are certified as NC Rope Rescue Technicians and participate in yearly refresher training for these types of rescues.

 

Injury Prevention and Life Safety Education  The Town of Nashville Fire Department in conjunction with funding from the Nashville Fire District Auxiliary, provide several comprehensive injury prevention and life safety education programs throughout the community. Current programs provided include Risk Watch Remembering When and Get Alarmed. The department is recognized by the NC Department of Insurance as a Permanent Child Passenger Safety Seat Checking Station with (9) career staff members certified as National Child Passenger Safety Seat Technicians. The department also hosts birthday parties, present programs in the local school and daycare system, provides fire extinguisher training and participates in numerous special events throughout the year. (3) of the fire department staff members are also certified as NC Fire and Life Safety Educators.

 

Fire Scene Investigation  The Town of Nashville Fire Department currently has no members with AFI certification at this time.  On duty Battalion Chiefs along with the Fire Chief investigate our fires in the Town limits.  10 of our full time staff have completed a 20 hour course in basic fire scene investigation through the IAAI (International Association of Arson Investigators).  Additional members of the fire department have chemistry backgrounds and work with our CFI to determine the cause and origin of any suspicious fires within the Town of Nashville. Once a fire scene has been processed and is ruled incendiary, the case is turned over to law enforcement.

Current staff of:
(12) Career Staff
(34) Volunteer/Part-Time Staff


Apparatus Fleet of:

2 Pumpers
1 Pumper/Tanker
1 Squad
1 Rescue
1 Chief’s vehicle
To apply submit Town of Nashville employment application to:
Town of Nashville
P.O. Box 987
Nashville, NC 27856

For volunteer opportunities contact us at
252-459-3017

Updated  – December 2016

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