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Halloween Fire Safety Tips

With Halloween festivities just around the corner, here are some safety tips for our Trick-or-Treaters, along with some Halloween Fire Safety Tips. Children should always be accompanied by a responsible adult Instruct your children not to eat any treats until they bring them home to inspect Instruct your child not to interact with strangers Make …

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WVFC Training Day

As announced on Sunday October 16th Warrenton Fire and the Warrenton Training Center crews participated in a live fire training burn. This invaluable opportunity allowed our staff to train in an- as close to real life simulation as safely possible. Crews spent 8 hours training on Single family dwelling (SFD) structure fire evolution’s. During these …

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New Medic Units

Update on- Warrenton Fire places order for new medic unit. Bringing our fleet back to four transport units. In a major cost savings effort the WVFC is riding the Fauquier County ambulance purchase contract to replace our aging fleet. This coupled with the counties purchase will place two brand new transport units in Warrenton. They …

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Smoke Alarm Campaign

The Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company (WVFC) participated in our third annual outreach event that was in conjunction with the Warrenton Baptist Church, First Baptist and Bethel United Methodist non-denominational out-reach programs, known as “Operation In As Much”. The goal was to ensure residents had sufficient and properly working smoke alarms. Our combined teams (fire department and church volunteers) …

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Help us find you!

When an emergency strikes you call for us. Seconds and Minutes can feel like an eternity when waiting for the ambulance or fire truck to arrive. Even with the latest mapping and GPS guidance we still rely heavily on your posted 911 address and signs leading us to your home or business. Please take a moment to check that your 911 address is marked properly. …

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Live Fire Training

The Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company (WVFC) will be conducting live fire training on an acquired structure near the intersection of Lovers Lane and James Madison Highway on Sunday October 16th. Crews will be using live fire conditions from about 1000 until 1200 in an abandoned single family house that was donated to the WVFC for training use. Smoke will …

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Smoke Alarm Battery?

These tips will help to make sure your smoke alarms perform as intended – when you need them the most: A short, low beep every 60 seconds indicates the battery power is low and the battery needs replacing. Change your smoke alarm batteries every 12 months on either April 1st, or at the end of …

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Open House Schedule

On Sunday, October 9th, 2016 the WVFC will hold its annual open house from 10:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. We have a lot planned for this year, for your convenience a schedule of the days events is as follows: Aircare Medical Helicopter is due to arrive at 10:00 a.m. and depart at 11:00 a.m. CPR …

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National Fire Prevention Week

OCTOBER 9th-15th is National Fire PreventionWeek, and this year the focus is on the age of your smoke alarms! In honor of Fire Prevention Week we will be posting fire safety tips throughout the week, starting with the theme of this year. You can refer to the National Fire Protection Agency Smoke Alarm Tips page at the end …

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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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