Fire/Rescue

UPDATED: Reynolda Road Closed Because of Downed Tree

UPDATED: Reynolda Road Closed Because of Downed Tree

  By Staff   According to the WSPD a large tree has fallen and pulled down the power lines in the 1000 Block of Reynolda Road.  this also caused a small grass fire. All lanes of Reynolda Road between Buena Vista Road and West Northwest Boulevard will be closed for […]

by · July 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Fire/Rescue, Public Safety
UPDATED – Tractor Trailer Overturns Closing Highway 52

UPDATED – Tractor Trailer Overturns Closing Highway 52

by staff   Around 4:30 pm Tuesday, the WSPD and WSFF responded to a report of a traffic accident involving the roll-over of a tractor trailer truck on US-52 at Northbound US-421 (Business 40). Due to the location of the incident, the roadway was rendered impassible. US-52 Southbound is closed […]

by · July 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Fire/Rescue, Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Unattended Child Found Unresponsive and Alone in Salem Crest Apartment Pool

By Staff   Thursday afternoon at 2:17pm, patrol Officers with the WSPD responded to a report of an unconscious child at the pool in Salem Crest Apartments. Once they arrived on scene the officers discovered a 9 year-old male child who was unresponsive and not breathing. CPR was performed by […]

by · July 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Fire/Rescue, Public Safety
memorial day

Highway Patrol Reports Sixteen NC Traffic Fatalities Over Memorial Day Weekend

By Staff In a press released issued Tuesday morning, the North Carolina Highway Patrol announced a preliminary number of 16 motorists who died on North Carolina highways during the Memorial Day weekend. The holiday weekend officially began at 6:00 pm on Friday, May 23, and ended at midnight, Monday, May […]

by · May 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Fire/Rescue, Public Safety
Memorial Day PSA from the Winston-Salem Professional Fire Fighter’s Association

Memorial Day PSA from the Winston-Salem Professional Fire Fighter’s Association

by Staff The Winston-Salem Professional Fire Fighter’s Association has a special message for our veterans as we celebrate Memorial Day.  

#MoveOver

Highway Patrol and Fellow Troopers Nationwide Join Forces in Awareness Campaigns

By Staff The State Highway Patrol, along with the Wildlife Resources Commission and the Alcohol Law Enforcement Division, are combing efforts in saving lives this summer. Whether on the road or on the water, law enforcement officers across the state will be on the lookout for impaired drivers by conducting […]

traffic fatality

Single Car Claims Life Tuesday Morning

By Staff FLASH:   At 10:16am on Tuesday morning 60 year-old James Lamont Johnson Jr. was involved in a single car crash on University Parkway which claimed his life. The crash occurred in the Southbound lane of 3200 University Parkway. Mr. Johnson was driving a 1993 Ford Ranger when the […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Fire/Rescue, Public Safety
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Small Explosion in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter Lab Injures One

By Staff Photos by Alexander Nance On Monday morning at 10:02am crews with the Winston-Salem Fire Department responded to a call regarding a small explosion in the Asinex lab at 1 Tech Place downtown. 1st Street was closed for several hours as hazmat crews responded and cleared the scene. Two […]

by · April 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Fire/Rescue, Public Safety
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ALERT: State Highway Patrol Seeks Witness in Fatal Surry County Crash

By Staff FLASH: According to the N.C. Highway Patrol they are looking for possible witnesses to a single-vehicle accident that occurred Friday around 6:00pm on Old Lowgap Road in Mount Airy off of Highway 89/West Pine Street. The Highway Patrol has information indicating that someone driving a grey pick-up truck […]

by · April 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Fire/Rescue, Public Safety
accident

Developing: Everyone Walks Away From a Four Car Accident on Hanes Mall Blvd

  By Staff   According to one of the drivers involved in a four car accident around 3:30pm Sunday afternoon on Hanes Mall Blvd., the young driver of a Honda Civic that ended up on its roof tried to make the light at the intersection with Hampton Inn Court… and […]

by · March 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Fire/Rescue, Public Safety