Hickory Fire Captain Retires

HICKORY, NC (January 3, 2019) -- After 30 years to the fire service, Captain Andy Webster has retired from the Hickory Fire Department.  He was hired on August 21, 1989 as a firefighter and moved through the ranks.  In March 2017, he was…

“This was a special day!”

HICKORY, NC (November 27, 2018) -- This was a special day!  Recently firefighters got to meet a special man and his family.  Mark and Melissa Bollinger stopped by to thank emergency personnel for saving his life.  On August 25, 2018…

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…