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Rescue Squad Participates in Capital Shield 2016

On Wednesday, September 21st Rescue Squad 1 with a crew of 4 members participated in the Capital Shield 2016 exercise. Capital Shield is a joint training exercise in the National Capital Region that is hosted by the Joint Force Headquarters – National Capital Region. It brings federal, state, local and municipal agencies together to realistically test …

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Structure Fire – West Main St

On Saturday morning just before 5:00 a.m. box 0301 was struck for the Tower and Engine Co. for the report of fire coming from the roof of a commercial building. First arriving units found fire on the roof that was extending to the second and first floors. Wagon 1 conducted a primary search, securing the …

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Open House – Oct. 9th 2016

THE WARRENTON VOL. FIRE COMPANY– ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE WARRENTON, VA – The Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company (WVFC) is holding our annual open house on Sunday, October 9th, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. We would like to invite the community to visit the fire station located at 167 West Shirley Avenue. Several events and activities …

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Support MDA

Please be sure to show your support and “Fill the Boot” this weekend with our partners the Fauquier County Department of Fire and Rescue Firefighters Union in supporting a great cause. Donating to the Muscular Dystrophy Association to assist in raising funds for the research of Muscular Dystrophy.  

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Structure Fire – James Madison Highway

On Wednesday, August 31 box 0202 was sounded reporting fire coming from a bedroom. Engine, Tanker, Medic and Utility 1 with 14 personnel. Engine 2, Truck 2 and Medic 14 arrived and began fire attack on the first floor. Engine 1 arrived as the second due engine stretched a second hose line to the second …

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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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