12/21/01 At approx. 0630 hrs. the Apex Vol. Fire Dept. was dispatched to the area of the New Hill Baptist Church on Old US Hwy. 1 for a house fire. Chief 101 (Yates) first on scene with heavy fire showing from a single story wood frame dwelling across the street from the church. Possibility of resident still inside.Crews performing aggressive searches, but hindered due to numerous holes in the floor and extreme smoke conditions.Rescue Squad 1 and Ladder Company 1 performing roof ventillation and searches, Engine Company 1 with 2 lines in service. Searches turned up negative.Numerous M/A departments for water supply due to lack of hydrants.Units on scene:E-1,RS-1,L-1,Tanker 6, M/A tankers from Fairview,Chatham County and Holly Springs.Units cleared at 1030 hrs.No injuries to report.

1-01-02 Apex Vol. Fire Dept. dispatched to 3736 Mason Rd. for a house fire.M/A requested due to numerous calls.E-2 on scene with fire showing from the left side of a single story wood frame.House is vacant.E-2 and E-1 making quick knock with 1 line in service.Searches negative,fire held to room of origin.L-1 vent operations,RS-1 rehab.Held E-2 & E-3 mopping up.Good job by all.Units on the alarm:E-1,2 & 3,L-1,RS-1,Tankers 6 & 8. M/A cancelled. Units returned to service quickly.No injuries.