Fire Chief & Assistant Chief

 

Chief Ferrell Hamrick

 

Education:

Studied in Applied Science for Fire Science Technology

 

Fire Service Experience:

NC Firefighter Level II   NC EMT Basic Certified
Driver Operator-Pumps Driver Operator-Aerial
Fire Inspector Fire Instructor
HazMat Technician HazMat Instructor
Child Passenger Safety Technician  Emergency Management Coordinator
for the Town of Forest City

              

 

Awards:

2013 Unit Citation--Water Rescue

2014 CPR Life Save

Medal of Valor

25 Years of Service Award

 

Assistant Chief Gregory Tate

 

Education

Associate of Applied Science from Cleveland Community College, 2005

Graduate National Fire Academy, Officer Section

 

Experience

joined Department in December 1982 as a volunteer

Hired full-time as Firefighter, April 1991

Promoted to Captain, July 1999

Promoted to Assistant Chief, November 2016

 

Certifications

NC Firefighter Level II

Emergency Medical Technician (Basic)

Haz-Mat Technician

Fire Inspector Level I

Driver Operator/ Aerial

Driver Operator/ Pumps

Emergency Vehicle Driver

Child Passenger Safety Technician

 

 

Retired Chief Mark McCurry

 
We would like to congratulate Chief Mark McCurry on his retirement as of January 31, 2016. Chief McCurry served as Fire Chief for 31 years. He will be truly missed.