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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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WVFC 2015

WVFC 2015 – Takes you along with the crews of the Warrenton Vol. Fire Co. Giving you an inside look at the daily operations and actions of this highly dedicated company. Official Release: The soundtracks are copyrighted to their respective owners.

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Banquet Donors – Thank You!

Each year local businesses donate gifts that are given to the members as door prizes. We can’t thank them enough for their support. We are grateful to serve in such a wonderful community. Respectfully, The members of Warrenton Vol. Fire Co.   Gold Cup Association Barrel Oak Chick Fil A Clark Brothers Great Harvest Bread …

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Ernest “E.C.” Schwab

Ernest C. Schwab, 91, of Warrenton, VA passed away on March 3, 2016 at Fauquier Hospital. He was born on February 11, 1925 in the Fauquier County hamlet of Conde, the son of Seth and Pearl Curtis Schwab. Mr. Schwab was an officer for many years at The Fauquier Bank before retiring in 1987. He …

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WVFC Fundraising Correction Letter

WVFC Fund Drive

Warrenton Fire – Fund Drive Mailer Error This morning we were informed that the return envelopes for our annual fund drive were incorrectly addressed. Our vendor is correcting and remailing the letter with the correct return address envelopes enclosed. The reprint with correct return envelope will be mailed and received within a few days. In the …

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Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery.

“Spring Forward”, Change Your Clocks, Check Your Smoke Alarm Batteries     Sunday, March 13th, 2016 we “spring forward” and set our clocks ahead one hour to Daylight Savings Time.  As we do this, The Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company reminds citizens to take this opportunity to check batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms. Whether …

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Structure Fire – Jordan Drive

On Sunday March 6th, Box 0113 was struck for the reported garage fire. Wagon, Rescue Squad, Tanker 1 responded with 9 personnel. Upon their arrival they found a 30×30 detached garage well involved. Battalion 1 established command and held with Company 1 and Wagon 7. 1 pet perished in the fire as well as numerous …

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Broadview Accident

Traffic Collison – Broadview Ave

On Monday, March 8th, Box 0102 was sounded for the single vehicle accident near the Burger King in the Town of Warrenton. Medic 1 arrived to find one vehicle on its side with the occupant still confined in the vehicle., and added Rescue Squad 1. Wagon 1 arrived, their Officer established command, while the crew …

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Virginia’s 4 p.m. Burn Law

Virginia’s 4:00 p.m. Burning Law goes into effect on February 15. Briefly, the 4:00 p.m. Burning Law states: from February 15 through April 30 of each year, no burning before 4:00 p.m. is permitted, if the fire is in, or within 300 feet of, woodland, brushland or fields containing dry grass or other flammable material. …

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Falls – Aiken Road

On Tuesday, February 3rd Tower 1 was requested by Medic 10 to assist with subject that had fallen from a ladder and landed on a second floor balcony. Due to the difficult interior access Medic 10 requested the Towers’ stokes equipment for a high angle rescue. Chief 1 responded with Tower 1 who arrived, assessed …

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Safety Tips for the Impending Storm

With the likelihood of severe winter weather impacting our area this weekend, The Warrenton Vol. Fire Company reminds residents to take additional safety precautions for your home and personal safety. Some critical safety tips to remember during extreme winter weather include: Be aware of current road conditions and plan accordingly.  If travel is necessary; slow …

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Structure Fire – Fairfax St

On Tuesday, January 19th, box 0108 was struck reporting a residential structure fire. Crews arrived to find a two-story single family house with fire one the first and second floors and extending into the attic. The occupant was able to escape to the back yard and was later transported to Fauquier Hospital for evaluation. Initial …

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Traffic Collision – James Madison Hwy

On Friday, January 15th, Company 1 was alerted for a traffic collision with entrapment. Dispatched information stated a vehicle that had rolled across multiple lanes of traffic with one occupant trapped. Batt.1 arrived first and confirmed the dispatched information. Engine and Rescue 1 arrived together and went to work extricating the sole occupant. Extrication lasted …

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