WAXHAW, NC – On May 28, 2022, the Waxhaw Fire Department opened a new substation at 7703 JAARS Rd, Waxhaw. Chief Gregory Sharpe was on site giving tours and talking to the community about the new station. The Waxhaw VFD Auxillary Team was also on site cooking hot dogs and hamburgers for all of the fire team and visitors. This new substation will enhance the service of Waxhaw Fire Department south of the train tracks and provide a faster response to emergencies. Staffing for the new substation will come from the Waxhaw full-time, part-time, and volunteer firefighters.
The Waxhaw Fire Department recognized several outstanding members of the team:
Firefighter of the Year: FF/EMT Jacob Rodriguez
EMT of the Year: EMT Aaron Bowman
Chief’s Medal: Erie Eller – Logistics project; William Kennelly – EMS supply project
5 Years of Service: Kevin Benjamin; Anthony Bortny; Teresa Coan; Michael Green; William Kennelly; Captain Wally Love Jr; Wally Love Sr