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Peeler Rug Mill Fire

Posted by cherokee.creek on July 15, 2019 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (16)

At 3:42 am on July 4, 2019, our department along with Grassy Pond and Macedoina were dispatched to a commercial fire in the 1100 block of Champion Ferry Rd at the former Peeler Rug Mill Building. Crews arrived to find the 60,000 square foot building, which was currently being used to grind and recycle plastic car parts, heavily involved in fire. Another wharehouse as well as a residential structure were immediately threatened but ulitmately spared. It would take nealry 100 fireifhgters and 20...

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Open for Business!!!!

Posted by cherokee.creek on November 4, 2018 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (4)

Our last post was requesting support from the community for our request for a Tax Millage increase to fund a new fire station. How fitting is it that the next post would be to announce the opening of that new fire station!! Operations were moved to the new fire station, located at 455 Buck Shoals Rd on October 9, 2018.

The 13,000 square foot facility is complete with a large training room, kitchen, conference room , administartive offices, sleeping quarters, and an exercise ...

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Cherokee Creek VFD Request Millage Increase

Posted by cherokee.creek on January 8, 2016 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (3)

January 8, 2016


As you have seen in local media reports and a letter you will be receiving by mail, the Cherokee Creek Volunteer Fire Department has been authorized by Cherokee County Council, to petition our residents to vote on and hopefully approve a millage increase from 12 mills to 18 mills for our fire district, in effort to build a new Main Fire Station. This millage increase will replace our current station located on Buck Shoals...

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ISO Classification / Rating Change

Posted by cherokee.creek on September 9, 2015 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (1)

ISO Classification Change



September 9, 2015


The Cherokee Creek Fire Department is proud to announce that effective December 1, 2015 our department has been awarded a Class 5 rating by the Insurance Services Office (ISO), an organization that independently evaluates municipal fire protection efforts in communities throughout the United States. ISO analyzes the data using its Fire Protection Rating Schedule and then assigns a rating nu...

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