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Hickory Fire Department Receives Class 1 Fire Protection Rating

Sep 16, 2020 | Fire , Communications

Hickory Fire Department Receives Class 1 Fire Protection Rating

The City of Hickory Fire Department has received the distinction of earning a Class 1 Public Protection Classification rating, commonly known as an ISO rating, by the Insurance Services Office (ISO). ISO is an organization that independently evaluates fire protection efforts in communities across th...

Water Rescues

Sep 08, 2020 | Fire

Water Rescues

At approximately 21:18 Sunday night, Hickory firefighters were dispatched to an incident where multiple people were trapped on the water. The initial location was reported to be in the area of 2320 Brookford Blvd. Firefighters worked to locate the persons, which was determined to be in the Henry For...

Hydrant Testing Will Continue

Jul 24, 2020 | Fire

Hydrant Testing Will Continue

During the past few months, firefighters have been performing their annual hydrant inspection and maintenance program throughout the City of Hickory service area.  There are over 2,500 hydrants located in the City, and nearly two thirds have already been inspected. During this process, firef...

Firefighters Will Be Checking City Hydrants

May 08, 2020 | Fire , Communications

Firefighters Will Be Checking City Hydrants

During the next several months, firefighters will implement the annual hydrant inspection and maintenance program throughout the City of Hickory service area. During this process, firefighters and public utilities personnel will be working very close to busy streets while actually flowing water from...

City of Hickory operational changes due to state Stay at Home Order

Mar 30, 2020 | Library , Parks , Fire , Communications

City of Hickory operational changes due to state Stay at Home Order

Published: March 30, 2020   With Governor Cooper’s statewide Stay at Home Order going into effect today, March 30, at 5 p.m., the City of Hickory is implementing the following operational changes and updates.   City Events   All City events will be suspended throug...

Catawba County Declares Countywide State of Emergency

Mar 18, 2020 | Police , Fire , Communications , City Manager , City Council

Catawba County Declares Countywide State of Emergency

Published: March 18, 2020   Catawba County Board Chair Randy Isenhower declared a State of Emergency in Catawba County at 8:00 a.m. March 18, 2020, due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic.   The declaration covers the entire area of Catawba County and was made by and with...

Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries

Mar 02, 2020 | Fire , Communications

Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries

Published: March 2, 2020   Is your smoke alarm working?  On March 8, the spring time change will occur, and this is a good time to make sure your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are working.    Although a large percent of homes have smoke alarms, many may not work be...

City of Hickory terminates state of emergency

Feb 07, 2020 | City Council , City Manager , Communications , Fire , Police , Public Services

City of Hickory terminates state of emergency

Published: February 7, 2020 Mayor Hank Guess terminated the state of emergency declared for the City of Hickory in response to the recent flooding event, effective 12:00 p.m. Friday, February 7.

City of Hickory declares official state of emergency

Feb 06, 2020 | Police , Public Services , Fire , Communications , City Manager , City Council

City of Hickory declares official state of emergency

Published: February 6, 2020   The City of Hickory declared an official state of emergency on Thursday, February 6, in response to flooding and flash flooding, which has resulted in significant infrastructure damage to streets, bridges, and other public infrastructure, as well as citizens ...

Hickory Fire Deputy Chief Retires

Dec 16, 2019 | Fire

Hickory Fire Deputy Chief Retires

Published: December 16, 2019   After 31 years in the fire service, Deputy Chief Steve Moore has retired from the Hickory Fire Department.  Moore began his employment as a fire inspector with the City on December 8, 1999.  Through the years, he was promoted to Deputy Fire Marshal...

 

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