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"Firefighter Lynwood Stocks"
Lynwood Stocks (Pictured right)
NAME: Lynwood E. Stocks
TIME OF SERVICE WITH ROFD: 48 years
POSITIONS HELD: Firefighter,Safety Officer, Treasurer, and Assistant Chief
HOW AND WHY DID YOU GET INVOLVED WITH THE ROFD: The local farmers talked me into joining the fire department to assist with community fire protection. Basically, I joined to help my community.
WHAT IS YOUR JOB OUTSIDE OF THE FIRE DEPT: (Retired). Worked with the Dupont Corporation in Kinston, North Carolina for 30+ years before retirement.
TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAMILY: I am originally from Pitt County, North Carolina. I am widowed from my wife of 30+ years Sandra Stocks and have four children, Bobby flake of Cary, NC, Teresa Flake of Raleigh, NC, Michael Stocks of Greenville, NC, and Bill Stocks of Greenville, NC.
BEST ADVICE FOR SOMEONE WANTING TO VOLUNTEER WITH THE ROFD: Joining the fire department was a good idea for me. The fire service has certainly changed over the years but one thing that has not changed is the feeling you get while helping others.
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If you have any questions regarding Red Oak Fire Department and/or the services we provide, please contact us at 252-355-8870 or send a message through our web site.
Tue. Jan 27th 2015
On 01/27/2015 @ 0849 hours, Red Oak Station 51 was requested to respond automatic aid to Winterville Community Station 41 in reference to a possible structure fire on Pocosin Rd. 5102(Engine 2) responded. Upon arrival, units were staged in the area. Shortly, after arrival, all automatic aid units we...Read more »
Fri. Jan 9th 2015
On 01/09/2015 @ 1702 hours, Red Oak Station 51 was requested to respond to a MVC with injuries at the intersection of US 13 and Davenport Farm Rd. 5101(Wagon 1) and 5110(QRV) responded. Upon arrival, units found two vehicles involved with heavy front end damage to both vehicles. Once a safe work zon...Read more »
Wed. Jan 7th 2015
On 01/07/2015 @ 1813 hours, Red Oak Station 51 was requested to respond to a MVC with injuries at the intersection of US 264 and B's BBQ Rd. 5101(Wagon 1) and 5110(QRV) responded. Upon arrival, units found 2 vehicles involved with moderate damage. After units created a safe work zone, personnel ...Read more »
Tue. Jan 6th 2015
On 01/06/2015 @ 2015 hours, Red Oak Station 51 was requested to respond automatic aid to Greenville Fire-Rescue Station 5 in reference to a residential fire alarm activation on Cady Dr. 5101(Wagon 1) responded with 5 personnel. Prior to arrival, units were canceled due to same being a false alarm. A...Read more »
Sun. Jan 4th 2015
On 01/04/2015 @ 2155 hours, Red Oak Station 51 was requested to respond to a brush fire on Huntingridge Rd. off of NC 43 N. 5101(Wagon 1) and 5102(Engine 2) responded. Upon arrival, command found a controlled debris fire that the property owner felt was getting out of control due to the high winds a...Read more »