Safety with Fireworks

HICKORY, NC (June 26, 2017)…Summer is here and it is time for the Fourth of July holiday. For many people, this holiday means food, fun, and fireworks. Yes, fireworks can be fun; but they also can be very dangerous and some are illegal. To…

Hickory Fire Battalion Chief Retires

HICKORY, NC (June 1, 2017)…After 30 years of service, Battalion Chief Todd Frizsell has retired from the Hickory Fire Department. Frizsell began his employment with the City of Hickory on August 21, 1989, when he was hired to work as a…

City of Hickory Firefighters Promoted

HICKORY, NC (April 5, 2017)…A promotional ceremony for Hickory firefighters was held on March 29. Mike Cates Mike Cates has been promoted to Battalion Chief with the Hickory Fire Department. He began his career with the Hickory Fire…

Fire in Hickory consumes mobile home

HICKORY, NC (March 14, 2017)…At approximately 20:24 Tuesday night, Hickory firefighters were dispatched to a reported fire located at 2805 8th Ave SE. Firefighters responded with two engines, one ladder, one rescue truck, and two command…