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21 Year Anniversary of LODD Chris Garneau

      August 17th, 2015 marked the 21 year anniversary of the passing of Firefighter Chris Garneau of the Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company. Born July 6th, 1978, he joined the WVFC in October of 1994 and became a very active and lively member as soon as he was voted in. For those that remember him, his bright and fun …

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WVFC & WPD Receives Donation

On Tuesday, August 9th WVFC Fire Chief Myers and Warrenton Police Chief Battle were presented with a donation from Fat Tuesday’s Restaurant from a car show that was held to benefit the Town of Warrenton’s public Safety. The donation was split between the fire and police department. Thank you Fat Tuesday’s!  

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WVFC Donates to DC Firefighters Burn Foundation

The Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company donated $1,000.00 to the DC Firefighters Burn Foundation during the most recent Fauquier County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association Meeting. The donation came with a separate donation made by  the Association to the Foundation for their efforts, care and support of a Marshall volunteer firefighter who suffered several burns from …

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Summer is here!

North American summers are hot; most summers see heat waves in one or more parts of the United States. Heat is one of the leading weather-related killers in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year and even more heat-related illnesses. A link to more information is provided here.

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Fireworks Fire Safety

The men and woman of the WVFC would like to wish everyone a Happy 4th of July. With the fourth, we all know comes fireworks. Everyone should be knowledgeable of some fire safety tips when it comes to fireworks. Please take a look at some of those tips from the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) …

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Grilling Fire Safety Tips

Fire Safety Tips for Grilling

July is the peak month for grill fires, and of course fireworks and we know there is nothing like grilling outdoors especially during the holiday weekend. The members of the Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company would like you to take a look at the following fire safety tips on grilling from the National Fire Protection Agency …

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Traffic Collision – Meetze Rd

On Friday, June 24th, 2016 Box 0113 was sounded for a reported traffic collision. Wagon and Medic 1 responded, while responding communications received information that the driver was trapped in the vehicle, and added Rescue Squad 1. Upon the arrival of the engine co. and medic unit, basic stabilization was completed, command established and the …

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Below Grade Rescue – Interstate-66

On Friday June 24th Tower 1 (4 personnel) was requested by Medic 9 to box 0466 for a traffic accident that had resulted in a vehicle going approximately 50’ below grade over an embankment coming to rest in a creek. The driver was reported trapped and was freed by first arriving crews. Rescue Squad 1 …

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Traffic Collision – Winchester Rd.

On Wednesday June 15th 2016, Rescue Squad 1 was requested on box 0509 for an accident with confirmed people trapped. This particular area of Fauquier County was on the far northern end, causing the crew to travel a good distance to the incident. Once they arrived they found a large box truck and small pickup …

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Ella Visits the Fire Station

Recently, Ella visited her friends at Fire Station 1, she is growing very fast and working very hard in school. We cannot wait to have another visit, see you soon.

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Traffic Collision – Marsh Rd

On Friday June 17th, 2016 at 0950 hours Rescue Squad 1 was requested on box 0207 for the occupant trapped in a vehicle. Chief 2 requested the Rescue Company after communications advised of the entrapment. Upon his arrival he established Marsh Rd command and confirmed one trapped in the vehicle, and requested a second engine …

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Traffic Collision – James Madison Hwy

On Thursday, June 16th, 2016 just before midnight box 0128 was sounded for the traffic collision with reported entrapment. Wagon, Rescue Squad and Command 1 responded to find a single vehicle that appeared to have rolled over coming to rest on its side. Wagon 1 arrived, established command, deployed a hose line for protection and …

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Man vs Machine by P.L. Vulcan

On Saturday April 30th, the WVFC hosted an in house course offered by P.L. Vulcan Inc. This nationally known course taught by instructors from major city departments who have experienced these calls in their careers is known as Man vs Machine. It features skills taught in the arenas of rings trapped on fingers, hands trapped …

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Leadership Fauquier get Fire Service Experience

Leadership Fauquier; a group consisting of community leaders from the county visited with the members of the Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company and DFREM Acting Fire Chief Darren Stevens on April 19th. Assisted by over a dozen members of the WVFC the group discussed the entire local fire and rescue system, they performed an incident command …

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Chamber of Commerce Valor Awards

Several members from the WVFC were recognized by the Fauquier County Chamber of Commerce on April 19th at the Fauquier County Springs Club for their work on a call that resulted in saving the life of a female and the child she was pregnant with. A call that should have taken a lot of time, …

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FDIC 2016

6 Attend Indianapolis Training

The WVFC is sent six members to the Fire Department Instructor Conference Hands on Training Classes (FDIC HOT Classes). Members attended several classes over two days in Indianapolis, Indiana and thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The conference is international and held annually in the City of Indianapolis. They have returned with various knowledge, skills, and abilities and …

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Structure Fire – Old Brandy Road

On Friday April 15, mutual box 1200 was struck for Tower 1 to assist Culpeper County on a commercial building fire. Tower 1 was assigned to the “charlie” division once they arrived and was ordered to make access to the building and assist with fire attack. While Tower 1s Driver re-positioned the apparatus, the Firefighter forced …

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Structure Fire – Orchid Lane

On Tuesday March 29th box 1009 was struck for the reported structure fire. Wagon 1 responded as the 2nd due engine, Rescue Squad 1 responded as the first due Rescue Squad and Tanker 1 as the 2nd due Tanker with a total of 10 personnel. Wagon 1 arrived 2nd securing the first due engines water …

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Thank you!

Thank you to Mr. Trimble and team from KRT Architectural Signage for donating the installation of our illuminated number one on the fire station.

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Vehicle Fire – Bellvue Farm Rd

On Sunday, March 20th, Box 0125 was sounded for a reported vehicle fire in a rural area of Fauquier County. Wagon and Tanker 1 responded with 6 personnel, and upon arrival found a 15 passenger van well involved with fire in the passenger compartment. No injuries were reported, and fire was quickly extinguished by operating …

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