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New – Ladder Truck

WARRENTON, VA – The Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company (WVFC) is thrilled to announce the purchase of a new piece of apparatus to enhance our service capability for our community. With local tax funding and donations, the WVFC was able to sign a contract for a new ladder truck totaling $1,400,000.00. – Read full release below.

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Update – Medic Unit

Here is an early preview of the newly ordered medic unit. The committee is scheduled to travel to Horton located in Ohio on December 19th. Stay tuned for more details.

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Animal Rescue – Lees Ridge Rd

On Friday, December 2nd units from the WVFC and Fauquier County were alerted to a below grade rescue of a horse trapped in a swimming pool. Crews arrived to find a horse in a in-ground swimming pool that was unable to get out.  Crews quickly drained the pool.  The Little Fork Large Animal Technical Rescue Team …

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Winter & Hoilday Safety

Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. But that also means a greater risk for fire. Following a few simple tips will ensure a happy and fire-safe holiday season.

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Burn Ban – Lifted

Fauquier County has announced that the temporary ban on open burning has been lifted. Recent rains have alleviated the extremely dry conditions found countywide. Please reference the Open Burning Guide before starting your burn. ECC Non-emergency number: 540-347-1313

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Traffic Collision – James Madison Hwy/Wildcat Mt.

On Thursday, November 17th units from the WVFC and Fauquier County were alerted to traffic collision with one person trapped inside. Crews arrived to find a single vehicle that had sustained moderate/severe damage off the roadway and found one occupant that was indeed trapped inside the vehicle. Vehicle extrication was performed and took approximately 10 …

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Structure Fire – Rogues Rd

Just before midnight on Friday evening, units were alerted for a reported fire in a bedroom of a 2 story home. Units arrived to a working fire in the 1/2 story of a cape cod, which was extending into the attic space. All occupants were accounted for, they had escaped and reported no injuries. The fire …

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Lunch at PB Smith Elem

Congratulations to Mrs. Nordike’s 3rd Grade Class on winning the National School Lunch Week Competition! Students at P.B. Smith Elementary School competed all week to see which class would win the prize of eating lunch with firefighters. Mrs. Nordike’s class received the most points. As a result they were allowed to sit on the front …

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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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