Sunday, April 28, 2019

Department Receives Animal Rescue Mask

             The Central Alexander Fire Department was the recipient of a donation from Life Connections of the Carolinas (DASH Mentoring). The mentors and students held a car wash Sept. 22, 2018, to raise funds for the purchase of animal rescue masks, for animal victims of smoke inhalation. A good turnout brought in $300 for the project, which will obtain masks through Invisible Fencing's Project Breathe. Main Street Tire Pros, Main Avenue Chiropractic, Advance Auto Parts assisted the project.

Source: The Taylorsville Times (Oct. 31, 2018) Edition Page 3A

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Department Receives Donated Tools

Recently Central Alexander Fire Department received 4 sets of brand new donated DeWalt tool sets from the Stanley Black & Decker Corporation. A donated set of tools consist of the following: tool bag, 1 charger, 2 (20 volt batteries), impact driver, cordless drill, cordless sawsall, & battery. One set each will go on our front line trucks, to aide in firefighter efforts.

We would like to thank the Stanley Black & Decker Corporation for the generous donation to our community and department.

Department Award State Matching Grant

This past spring Central Alexander Fire Department was awarded a state matching in grant in the total of little over $32,000.00. Half is paid by the department other half paid for by the state. This $32,000.00 was used to purchase 10 new sets of turnout gear.

Those that do not know, should realize that turnout gear consist of the following: helmet, gloves, hood, coat, pants, suspenders, boots. All that together totals around $3,200 per set.

We want to thank those that prepared the grant, as well as the state of North Carolina, for awarding us the grant.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Department Awarded Grant From NC Forestry Service

Central Alexander Fire Department was awarded Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant from the North Carolina Forestry Service. This grant is a 50/ 50 matching grant up to $ 5,000.00 dollars for a total of $ 10,000.00. Central Alexander Fire Department was awarded the max amount of $ 5,000.00. These funds were used to purchase the following:

10: Motorola Minitor 6 pagers

2: EF Johnson Dual Band Radios

2: Motorola VHF Radios

1: Back Pack Blower

We want to thank those that prepared the grant and handled all aspects of the grant. We also want to thank the North Carolina Forestry Service as well.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Department will hold 3rd Annual Halloween Extravaganza

Central Alexander Fire Department will hold it 3rd Annual Halloween Extravaganza on Oct. 31, 2017 from 5 - 9 pm at the fire department located at 173 Emergency St. in Taylorsville, NC.

More details to follow in the coming weeks.

Be sure to check out our Haunted Attraction Fundraiser "Intensive Scare Unit" as they will be operating there final night of the season on Halloween Night.

Department to bring 2nd year of haunted attraction...

Central Alexander Fire Department will present year number 2 of their haunted attraction fundraiser. A few changes have been made this year such as: name & location. This year the event will be held in the lower level of the south wing of the Old Alexander Community Hospital. The attraction will be called "Intensive Scare Unit." More details below:

Address: 226 Hwy. 16 South 
Taylorsville, NC

Dates/Times Open: Oct. 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 & 317 - 11 pm each night 

Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor 

Admission Price: $10 per person (You can order tickets online below, credit/debit cards at the door, or cash at the door.

Directions: From I-40 take exit 132 to Hwy, 16. Take Hwy. 16 North for approximately 15 miles. The haunted attraction will be on your left. 

Phone: 828-217-1096 

Contact: Email: 

Description: In 1950, the Alexander Community Hospital was built to serve the citizens of Alexander County. The hospital had many services the offered to the citizens of this county which included, but not limited to surgical, radiology, CT Scan, ICU, etc. Around 2007 the hospital closed for good. This year Central Alexander Fire Department has been granted permission to house a haunted attraction in the south wing of the old hospital as a fundraiser for the department. The attraction is called Intensive Scare Unit. During your visit you will encounter the Behavorial Science Study, Nursery, Burn Unit, Electrotherapy, Surgical, Storage, Chapel, Cognitive Research, and much more. We hope to see you all at Intensive Scare. 

To order tickets online: Click Here

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Department Holds Annual Banquet

On Dec. 9, 2016, members of the Taylorsville Fire Department gathered to hold their Annual Banquet and present the 2016 Fireman of the Year awards. The Junior Fireman award went to Cody James (left) and Brennan Moore (right) was named Fireman of the Year. Taylorsville Fire Chief Matt Jordan (center) presented the awards.