Cherry Lane Volunteer Fire Department is a station with over 27 firefighters on the roster. Each member of Cherry Lane Volunteer Fire Department, whether on the Board of Directors, Auxiliary or as a Firefighter is committed to serving his or her community. We pledge 24 hour protection from the devastation of fire and life threatening emergencies to those citizens that Cherry Lane Volunteer Fire Department serves. We will continue to train, so that we can gain more knowledge to better serve our community in future emergencies.
Cherry Lane Volunteer Fire Department has 27 volunteer firefighters. The Fire Department also has 7 pieces of apparatus. This apparatus includes 1 pumper, 1 pumper tanker, 1 tanker, 3 brush trucks, and 1 brush/command truck. Our trucks are equipped with: ladders, hoses, forcible entry tools, ventilation tools, air packs, thermal imaging camera and other tools.
Cherry Lane Volunteer Fire Department currently has 1 EMT-P, 1 EMT-I, 2 EMT-B, and 2 Medical Responder. These members meet for training at Wilkes Community College on a monthly basis, while also responding to several calls a month. The first responder program was officially started in March of 1989, when the fire department saw a need and started the First Responder Program. This program was started due to the increased number of medical calls in CLVFD’s district.