Recent Calls
Mon. Jan 18th 2021
Reported woods fire at the 1000 block of Whitesides road, upon arrival units found an area that was heavily involved in woods and timber litter. Units on scene made an attack on the fire to contain it...
Sat. Jan 2nd 2021
We received an alarm call for an EMS assist at the 800 block of Greens chapel Road, NENFD was requested by NCEMS to assist in moving a patient from their residence to the awaiting squad for transport.
Mon. Dec 28th 2020
Northeast NElson Fire & Rescue responded to the area of Rocky Hill Road for a structure fire, upon arrival units found that this was a chimney fire that was spreading to the roof and attic area. U...
Mon. Dec 28th 2020
Northeast Nelson Fire & Rescue responded to the area of Ashes Creek and Simpson Road for a reported single vehicle MVC. Upon arrival units found a vehicle vs. tree, the driver was out of the vehic...
Mon. Dec 28th 2020
Northeast Nelson Fire & Rescue responded to the area of the 30 block of Arnold lane in Bloomfield for an odor investigation.Upon arrival units checked the building and no harful gasses were presen...
News Headlines
Thu. Dec 17th 2020
Congratulations go out to Sergeant Kevin Chilton!! Kevin is serving at Sergeant at Station 2
Thu. Nov 19th 2020
Join us in congratulating Captain Shawn Hamilton!! Shawn has previously served the district as a Sergeant at Station 1 and was promoted to the rank of Captain effective 11-19-2020.
Thu. Jul 16th 2020
The Northeast Nelson Fire Protection District would like to welcome Firefighter recruit Kevin Fowler to the NENFPD family! Kevin comes to us as a brigade firefighter from Dow chemical. Welcome!!
Thu. Jun 25th 2020
We would like to congratulate Jr. Firefighter Justin Curtsinger for being promoted to the rank of Firefighter recruit.
Thu. May 21st 2020
Please join us in welcoming a new member to our department!! Tressa Pyle has joined the department as a Jr. Volunteer Firefighter. Tressa comes to us after a long time of wanting to be a firefighter a...
ISO Ratings


How the FSRS works
 The FSRS lists a large number of items (facilities and practices) a community should have to fight fires effectively. The Schedule assigns credit points for each item. Using those credit points and various formulas, ISO calculates a total score on a scale of 0 to 100.

To receive certain PPC ratings, a community must meet minimum criteria. After a community meets those criteria, the PPC rating depends on the community's score on the 100-point scale. The FSRS considers three main areas of a community's fire-protection program:

Fire alarms
 Ten percent of a community's overall score is based on how well the fire department receives and dispatches fire alarms. Our field representatives evaluate:
•the communications center, including the number of operators at the center
•the telephone service, including the number of telephone lines coming into the center
•the listing of emergency numbers in the telephone book
•the dispatch circuits and how the center notifies firefighters about the location of the emergency

Fire department
 Fifty percent of the overall score is based on the fire department. ISO reviews the distribution of fire companies throughout the area and checks that the fire department tests its pumps regularly and inventories each engine company's nozzles, hoses, breathing apparatus, and other equipment. ISO also reviews the fire-company records to determine things such as:
•type and extent of training provided to fire company personnel
•number of people who participate in training
•firefighter response to emergencies
•maintenance and testing of the fire department's equipment

Water supply
 Forty percent of the overall score is based on the community's water supply. This part of the survey focuses on whether the community has sufficient water supply for fire suppression beyond daily maximum consumption. ISO surveys all components of the water-supply system, including pumps, storage, and filtration. We observe fire-flow tests at representative locations in the community to determine the rate of flow the water mains provide. We also review the condition and maintenance of fire hydrants. Last, we count the distribution of fire hydrants we work closely with Bloomfield Water Dept. as well as North Nelson. In Nelson County ISO reviewed the departments rural water supply operation by using tanker truck to move water to rural fire scenes. 

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