IN THE NEWS!
04/18/14 - Parkwood Volunteer Fire Department joins Durham Fire Department at Valassis, a commercial printing company to extinguish a printing press fire. Herald Sun
02/05/14 - Structure Fire, Cats and Lizard perish. Parkwood Volunteer Fire Department assisting City of Durham. Herald Sun
09/03/13 - Structure Fire, Cat Rescued. Parkwood Volunteer Fire Department with Mutual Aid from Durham and Chapel Hill Fire Departments. Herald Sun
07/17/13 - Tractor Trailer Fire I-40 near exit 279 (NC-147). Parkwood Engine 631, Engine 611, and Battalion 610 responded. Herald Sun | ABC11 | Fox8 | WRAL
07/01/11 - Multi-vehicle Collision and Fire leads to fatalities on I-40 near exit 270 (15-501). News14
05/19/11 - Emerald Forest Apartments Structure Fire. Parkwood Engine 611 & 631, Battalion 610, Parkwood 100, Medic 61, and Durham Fire Department E12, L12, E16, S4, B3, MS1, E6, and L1 responded. WRAL | News14 | abc11 | NBC17 | MSNBC
04/27/11 - Landline 911 calls in the Parkwood Neighborhood temporarily disabled. WNCN
12/10/10 - Parkwood EMS responds to multiple shootings when homeowner confronts home burglary suspects. | abc11
12/05/10 - Parkwood Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebrations @ Fire Station 12noon - 4pm. | Durham Herald Sun
09/21/10 - Woods Fire @ Stage Coach Road Durham NC. Parkwood Engine 631, Brush 617, Tankers 615 & 616, Battalion 610, Parkwood 100 & 105, Durham & Morrisville Fire Departments, and NC Forrestry Department responded. WRAL | News14 | abc11 | nbc17
07/10/10 - Farrington Lake Apartment Fire at 6205 Farmington Drive. Parkwood Ladder 613, Medic 61, and Battalion 610 respond Mutual aid with DFD. News & Observer | abc11
03/25/10 - Chatham County Courthouse Fire. Parkwood Tanker 615 and 616 respond mutual aid with Chatham County. (Ref: Image 15)
02/17/10 - Structure Fire near Chatham/Durham County Line on Hwy 751. Parkwood Engine 611, Engine 631, Tanker 615, Tanker 616, Battalion 610, Medic 61 Responded. WNCN
02/10/10 - Multiple Hit-and-Run's on I-40 Fatality. WRAL | Video | abc11
11/25/09 - Single Engine Cessna Plane Crashes in Chatham County, Parkwood Fire, Rescue, and EMS responds. WRAL | News14 | ABC11 | Raw Footage
07/29/09 - PVFD responds to 40 Car Pile-Up on I-40.
07/24/09 - PVFD responds to Hazardous Materials suspected on Triangle Transit Bus.
07/07/09 - PVFD EMS comes to the aid of a Durham Police Officer Shot in the line of duty. News&Observer / MyNC.com / watch News Coverage with 911 call.
10/01/08 - PVFD Alumni Authors Book Documenting The History of Rescue and EMS
01/08/08 - DOT Truck Fire - I-40 Durham.
12/19/07 - Structure Fire, 1360 Ephesus Church Road, Chapel Hill
11/08/07 - Head-on Vehicle Collision in Chatham County
10/24/07 - Barn Fire in Chatham County on Ernest Jones Road, Mutual Aid
08/26/07 - Chapel Hill Apartments Fire, Mutual Aid
01/21/07 - Chapel Hill Country Club Fire, Mutual Aid
01/21/07 - Parkwood EMS Extinguishes Fire in Apartment Complex, Chapel Hill
10/16/06 - Firefighters from the Parkwood Volunteer Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on a jogging path. HeraldSun / News&Observer I / WRAL / News&Observer II / Photo
09/29/06 - Chapel Hill Structure Fire Erwin Road - Mutual Aid.
08/30/04 - Parkwood EMT's assist in Delivery of Baby at Fire Station
06/19/01 - Contruction Worker Falls 40 feet on Fayetteville Road
08/11/99 - Chapel Hill High School HazMat Chemical Spill Incident, RRT4
04/17/97 - Installing Smoke Detectors in Durham County to Save Lives
Key Events - 2009|
12/12/09 ~ Annual Parkwood Holiday Awards Banquet @ Radisson Governors Inn
12/06/09 ~ Annual Parkwood Christmas Parade
12/05/09 ~ Parkwood Family Christmas Tree Decoration Event - Auxilary
12/03/09 ~ Durham County Fire Chiefs Christmas Banquet
Key Events - 2008
10/11 ~ PVFD Annual Pork Barbeque Noon - 7 pm @ Station 1
11/08 ~ 40th Anniversary of PVFD, Inc Celebration
11/27 ~ Thanksgiving @ PVFD Station #1
12/04 ~ Durham County Fire Chiefs Christmas Banquet
12/06 ~ Parkwood Family Christmas Tree Decoration Event - Auxilary
12/07 ~ Annual Parkwood Christmas Parade
12/13 ~ Annual Parkwood Holiday Awards Banquet @ Radisson Governors Inn
Key Events - 2007
03/31 ~ Annual PVFD Auxillary Easter Egg Hunt
04/14 ~ PVFD Sends Members to FDIC 2007, Indianapolis, IN
06/02 ~ PVFD 39th Annual Chicken Barbeque Noon - 7pm @ Station 1
08/18 ~ 2007 Family Day - Pool and Activities at Station 1*
09/18 ~ Fire Department Annual Public Board Of Directors Meeting
10/13 ~ PVFD Annual Pork Barbeque Noon - 7 pm @ Station 1
11/03 ~ Annual Department Membership Photo
11/15 ~ Pride and Ownership: "The Company Officer: Is it Worth the Work?" / "The Chief: What's in a Name?"
11/17 ~ SouthPoint Mall Christmas Tree Lighting (PVFD Fire/EMS Standby) ~ 3 - 10pm
12/01 ~ Annual PVFD Family Christmas Tree Decoration
12/02 ~ Annual Parkwood community Christmas Parade starting at 2 PM and ending at Station 1 with refreshments and entertainment.
12/06 ~ Pride and Ownership: "Our Two Families: Setting your Priorities" / "Sweating the Small Stuff: The Rules of The Emergency Services" (Also 12/13 & 12/20)
12/08 ~ Annual Fire Department Awards night and holiday party at the Radisson Governors Inn.*
12/15 ~ PVFD EMS Skills Checkoff*