Welcome to Cornelius-Lemley Fire Rescue
On Thursday Cornelius firefighters answered three separate natural gas leak calls. The third and final one involved a water leak as well causing quite a muddy situation. Cornelius ended the day with 11 calls for service and one set of extremely muddy gear. ***Reminder - Call 811 before you dig to have utilities located*** ... See MoreSee Less
Thanks for coming to Oakhurst AGAIN due to Spectrum’s inability to avoid hitting all sorts of lines as they lay cable 🤦🏻♀️ We appreciate you!
Spectrum came to caldwell station and did the same thing! Hopefully they have to pay the city for all this carelessness!
They have flags and paint markers everywhere and they still hit them. 🤦♀️
Jesse Posey this what I was talking about.
Those 3rd party contractors could careless on what they damage, all they care about is getting the fiber in the ground as they get paid by the foot. If Spectrum would start fining their contractors for each damage, then this might slow down some. If everyone would go express their displeasure and concerns at the monthly Char-Meck Utilities Commission Meeting then maybe this would help hold Spectrum accountable.
Thank you for everything that you do for us
Thank you for all that you do for us❤️
Thanks for all you do for us
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Join us in congratulating Captain George (Obbie) Ross and his new bride, Kat on their marriage this evening! We wish you guys a lifetime of happiness! ... See MoreSee Less
Congrats Ya'll! Cheers To Many Years Of Happiness !
Congratulations Kat & Obbie!
Congratulations Y'all 2!!!
Congratulations to you both.
Congratulations you two!!! 🥰
So happy for this couple!!!
Congratulations y’all!!! Great pictures!!! Kat is beaming and the dress is gorgeous girl!!!
Congratulations Obbie & Kat! ❤️
Congratulations Kat and Obbie ❤️
The Cornelius Police Department, the SBI and the FBI continue to search for Madalina. Thank you for continuing to spread information on social media to help us #FindMadalina. We still need your assistance in continuing to flood the area with her precious face.
We are looking for anyone who may have firsthand information on the whereabouts of Madalina.
If you have information that could help detectives, please contact the Cornelius Police Department at 704-892-7773. ... See MoreSee Less
According to Charlotte Mecklenburg Emergency Management, the siren you are currently hearing was a regularly scheduled silent test but there was a malfunction in the system and the siren continued. There is NO EMERGENCY. No need to call 911 or report this issue. ALL IS WELL. ... See MoreSee Less
What should the schools have done as it wasn’t scheduled. Do they have a plan??
I think the problem is that a new message wasn’t sent out explaining it was a mistake or accidental activation. I am personally on Meck County alerts for email and text and I got nothing until the panic reached a level that people were calling and posting asking for answers. It’s an obvious break down with our emergency management. Hopefully lessons learned and better plans going forward but it’s wasn’t a citizen issue it was a Duke Power and Meck County EM issue.
I believe the community is in need of further education. This proves we are not well enough informed.
Their website says 1/11 was supposed to be a test day. Guess they didn’t check their calendar. 🤦♀️
Twitter and their website said their test was 1/11. Tried calling the town and non emergency police line and all got voicemails. I guess everyone else was too.
If it were a true emergency, what would we do?
As long as that’s the only “malfunction”! 😳 Thanks for the update!
Where do we go to get the iodine pills? And what is the protocol for evacuation?
Thank you so much for the prompt update!
Ashley Rebecca Bland
Morgan Rae Yanczura-Pennetti
This afternoon Cornelius & Davidson Fire were dispatched to a possible structure fire on Washam Potts Rd in Station 1’s first due. Engine 6 and Hook & Ladder 44 arrived to find a vehicle fire in a carport on the C side of the home. E6 began suppression while H&L44 checked for extension and completed a primary search. Engine 4 arrived and established a water supply. Davidson Engine 1 was assigned as the rapid intervention crew shortly before a control time was transmitted. Crews found no extension into the home. The Mecklenburg County Fire Marshals Office is handling the investigation. ... See MoreSee Less
Earlier this morning, Cornelius, Town of Davidson, NC -- Town Hall Fire Department, Mooresville Fire-Rescue, and Mt Mourne Fire Department were dispatched to a lake incident near Ingersoll Rand at the Iredell/Mecklenburg County line. Mt Mourne Engine 1 and Davidson Engine 1 arrived and were able to locate a hunting boat that was flipped upside down with 3 victims and a canine in the water hanging onto the boat approximately 125 yards off of the shore. Voice contact was made from shore and confirmed that all occupants were accounted for. Mooresville launched their boat from Transco Road and made their way to the vessel. Cornelius sent 2 rescue swimmers via Mooresvilles boat into the water to make contact with the victims and the canine and assist them all back onto the rescue boat. The victims were transported back to shore and were treated by Iredell County EMS - Troutman. This incident is being investigated by Iredell County Sheriffs Office and NC Wildlife Resources Commission. ... See MoreSee Less
Is the dog ok?
Thank you for posting. I saw the emergency vehicles on my way to work and wondered if everyone was okay. Great work. 👍🏻
Such a shame. A huge, dangerous body of water that can turn deadly in a minute. I’ve begged all EMS and Wildlife to study that part of Lake Norman and get a game plan before it’s too late and someone really gets hurt or worse, killed.
Great job everyone!!
Grotto know everyone is ok and nice to see multiple departments working toget
Great job!! Glad everyone is ok!
Glad all are safe thank you for the first responders
Thanks for the wonderful response 🤩🤩
Thank you for always being there for the community!
It sounds like the scene was under control from the start. Victims were okay. Another professionally handled incident. Congratulations to all participants.
I watched the Cornelius Firetruck from my pier near Langtree & new it must be serious if they were traveling up this way! Good job to all first responders! 🚒 🚑 🚓
Excellence in training, cooperation, and preparation made a difference in lives today! Thank you for the job you do!
Great Team Work.
Thank you for all that you do!
Sarah Everhart a rescue at work!
Well done, saving lives! #everyonegoeshome
Glad all is well. That was a close call.
Good job Boyz!!
Hang in there.. it’s Fri/13th ya’ll!!
2022 Year End Video ... See MoreSee Less
Support your first responders. You will understand if you have ever called 911
Our area is currently under a tornado warning.
A tornado warning means that a tornado has been sighted or indicated by weather radar. There is imminent danger to life and property. Move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If in a mobile home, a vehicle, or outdoors, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris. Warnings are issued by your local forecast office. Warnings typically encompass a much smaller area (around the size of a city or small county) that may be impacted by a tornado identified by a forecaster on radar or by a trained spotter/law enforcement who is watching the storm. ... See MoreSee Less
Terrible that this happened❕kve.so/xjfp5
Cornelius-Lemley Fire Rescue responded to 3503 calls for service in 2022.
Firehouse 1 responded to 1914 calls
& Firehouse 2 responded to 1589 calls.
Cornelius Apparatus responded to calls a total of 4373 times.
We also experienced overlapping calls 964 times, meaning while we were assigned to an active call we were dispatched to one or more additional calls.
Cornelius firefighters logged 337 training classes for a total of 9603 manhours.
Our busiest month was July with 368 calls and the average busiest day of the week was Tuesday. The busiest day of the year (and in department history) was Christmas Eve with 44 calls in twenty four hours. ... See MoreSee Less
And now you know why Cornelius-Lemley Fire Rescue is “The Best”, bar none.
Thank you all for your time, hard work and dedication to our community. Stay safe!
Thanks to you all - and for all of your great dedication and service to our community!
So grateful for all you do...beyond grateful
Thank you all for your dedication and service. We appreciate each of you
Thank you for all your hard work!
Thank you for this data! Amazing work.
A big thank you to all of you for what you do
Thank you all
Great job you guys
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It’s been 10 years since FF George Ross III lost his battle with cancer. Not a day goes by that we don’t think about him. His legacy lives on through his two sons, Captain G. Ross and FF E. Ross who are on our department. Never Forget. 01/07/2013. ... See MoreSee Less
Great friend, paramedic and fireman! Miss that guy and the fun we had. He would be proud of all his boys for sure.
He has two amazing sons following in his footsteps!!
Some of my favorite stories are George stories. Sure do miss you, Jorgé. ❤️
Great guy, we miss him!
Rest in Peace
Miss you G Ross!
A damn good friend gone too soon!
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The search to #FindMadalina continues. One of the family members was in the Madison County area of North Carolina. We are seeking firsthand eyewitness information from anyone who may have seen this Toyota Prius or white female in the Madison County area between the dates of November 22rd, 2022 to December 15th, 2022.
We need your assistance in finding her. If you have firsthand information that could help detectives, please contact the Cornelius Police Department at 704-892-7773 or 1-800-Call FBI.
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Cornelius-Lemley Fire Rescue would like to congratulate Cornelius Police Chief Kevin Black on his retirement. Chief Black (pictured left) began his law enforcement career in Cornelius as a Patrolman and worked his way up through the all of the ranks to Chief. He is retiring with 30 years of service and we can’t thank him enough for everything his has done for our town.
Chief David Baucom (pictured right) was sworn in as the new Cornelius Police Chief on January 3rd at the Town Board Meeting. Chief Baucom has 24 years of service with the Town of Cornelius and we look forward to working alongside him and his staff for many years to come.
Congratulations to both men! ... See MoreSee Less
We will miss Chief Black but looking forward to working with Chief Baucom. We’re in good hands!
Congrats and good luck to the both of you! Thanks Kevin for everything you’ve done for the town
Congratulations and best wishes.
Great guys in this picture. Many years of experience in emergency services.
Congratulations to you both. Thanks Chief for your 30 years of service!
Congratulations 🎊,......your service was greatly APPRECIATED!!! .....even though you are retired, we all know you will still be there 🙂 congrats again🥳
Congratulations to both gentlemen.
Congratulations to all
Congratulations to you both.
Congratulations to the two of you.
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From all of us at Cornelius-Lemley Fire Department, we’d like to wish everyone a safe and prosperous New Year.
If you’re going to be out celebrating this evening, please be safe and responsible. ... See MoreSee Less
Thanks for everyone's service to our town!
Wishing you all and your families a safe and Happy 2023.
Thank you for everything you do to keep us safe and have a healthy and safe New Year
Love you folks. Be safe yourselves
Happy New Year!!!
Thanks for all you do. Happy New Year.
Happy New Year
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Please take a few minutes to fill out the Town of Cornelius FY24 Budget Survey.We'll keep it short and sweet - the FY24 Budget Survey is out now, and it's the best way to let your Town Board, Mayor, and Manager know what matters most to you.
The survey is simple and will only take a few minutes to complete. Rank your priorities on a scale of 1 to 10, and if you want to go the extra mile, there are five *brief* (we mean it) questions about how the Town can best tailor the budget to meet your needs and expectations.
The survey will be available until Friday, January 13. Share it with your friends, family, coworkers, and anyone else you know who lives in Cornelius. We want to hear from everyone so that the next budget reflects what real people really want.
Fiscal year 2024 will run from July 2023 to June 2024.
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Cornelius-Lemley Fire Rescue responded to 66 calls in 48hrs on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. We would like to take a moment and thank our firefighters who staffed the stations and the ones who responded from home on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
We were able to maintain ten or eleven firefighters on duty both days and staffed two Engine Companies and one Ladder.
Christmas Eve set the record for most calls in a 24 hour period with 44 total. ... See MoreSee Less
So proud of our FD!! Simply the best!!
We appreciate you.
Which is why we need to be fund our emergency services. It’s not an easy job. We appreciate your work. Thank you
I know what’s like, spent many a Holiday’s answering the call…. Job well done by all.. thank you for the sacrifices you made During Christmas…. Much. Appreciated….
Thanks for the wonderful job 😀😀 Have a great New Year🎊
We are grateful for your dedication and hard work. You make Cornelius great.
Great job as always by one of the best departments around. Much respect!
Amazing job. We thank you and appreciate you. Wishing you all a Happy and Healthy 2023 Mama’s Pizza
Thank you all for your service!
Job well done, thank you for all you do and stay safe out there
You guys have ALWAYS BEEN (and will continue to be) THE BEST IN MECKLENBURG COUNTY!! (Not that I’m biased or anything)…😉
You are all the best “Thank you”.
Great job 👍 Thank you all for what you do!!
Thank you for your service and bravery.
Thank you for all that you do!
Thank you for keeping everyone safe.
Wow. Thanks for all you do.
God bless you all. Thank you for all you do!
Thanks for all you do!
Great job to all of you
Thank you for doing what you do! 🙌🇺🇸
Well done and thanks
We are honored by your extraordinary service!
Well done team!!!
Thank you for serving our community!