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Do you have a fire escape plan?

If there is a fire in your home, you could have less than 2 minutes to get out safely once the smoke alarm sounds. Do you have an escape plan? Make a fire escape plan. Draw a map of each level of your home showing all doors and windows. Discuss the map with everyone who …

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Kidde – Lock Box Program

((Update)) – Online ordering only, read below- The Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company (WVFC) would like to remind businesses and homeowners, and anyone else involved with building or facility access, that a device exists which allows first responders quick access to your property in times of an emergency, without damaging doors, locks, or windows. This is …

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Structure Fire – Cedar Run Drive

At 18:51 units were dispatched to a working structure fire. Dispatched advised responding units that the occupants had evacuated. It was also advised that the rear of the structure and the roof were on fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a 2-story wood frame home, with fire from the rear deck up the backside …

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Tower Housing

On April 8th 2018, Tower one was officially placed into service. Former Fire Chief Dale Koglin, to whom the company dedicated the new truck, eased it into the bay while others “pushed.” The WVFC is extremely grateful for the support of the community. We look forward to the next two plus decade’s of service for …

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Tower 1 Housing Ceremony

Please join us for a traditional wet down – push in ceremony to officially place in service our new ladder truck. This new piece of apparatus is being dedicated to former Fire Chief Dale Koglin who is a 50 year member of the organization. We hope to see many WVFC members in attendance – both …

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Structure Fire – Learning Tree Lane

On Monday,  March 26th, around 0500 hrs, Wagon 1 and Tanker 1 responded to a working structure fire on Learning Tree Lane. Wagon 1 arrived as the third engine and assisted Engine 5 and Wagon 3 with fire attack. Wagon 1’s driver took on the water supply officer role. Tanker 1 supplied water while Tanker …

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Structure Fire – Bristersburg Road

On Sunday, March 25th, around 2115 hours, box 0718 was struck for the residential structure fire. Chief 7 arrived on scene to find a large 2-story home with fire showing on all four sides. The decision was made to start defensive operations and a 2.5″ line was pulled. Red Cross was called for the displaced …

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WVFC – 2017

WVFC 2017 – 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. The soundtracks are copyrighted to their respective owners.

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One of the Busiest Days in WVFC History

Yesterday, March  2nd, 2018 was the one of the busiest days in WVFC’s history. Our members responded to 63 calls in an 18 hour period, averaging 3.5 calls per hour. We are very grateful for the efforts of our dedicated volunteers, who stepped up to handle the extreme call volume caused by the severe weather. …

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WVFC Annual Fund Drive

The Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company’s annual fund drive has started! Your donations are extremely important to funding our lifesaving mission and we would not be able to continue the way we are without your continual support. While we do receive funding from Fauquier County and the Town of Warrenton, we depend on grants and donations …

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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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Tower Production Update – Final

The specification committee for Tower 1 arrived in Appleton, Wisconsin on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 and has since been conducting a thorough final inspection of the new Tower 1, including flow testing it in 10 degree weather! All systems of the new apparatus have been checked and Pierce Manufacturing is taking care of final items …

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Structure Fire – Rectortown Road

On Friday, January 12th, around 0215 hrs, box 0301 was sounded for the residential structure fire. Units arrived to find a large shed fully involved with minor extension into a large two-story barn with an apartment on the second floor. Wagon 1 pulled a back-up line and Tanker 1 supplied water to Wagon 3. Tower …

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Wade Kastorff

Wade Louis Kastorff, age 54, of Warrenton, VA passed away peacefully in his home after a long battle with cancer. He was the Director of Cyber Security Services at SRC Inc. He is predeceased by his father, Louis David Kastorff. He is survived by his wife, Chantal Kastorff of Warrenton, VA; his daughter, Sofie Kastorff …

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Structure Fire – Bain Court

On December 28th around 2305 hrs, Box 1301 was sounded for the residential structure fire, reported by multiple callers. AC7 arrived on scene to find fire through the roof and declared the call a working incident. W1 arrived on scene, stretched the back up line, and assisted with ventilation, searches and other fire ground activities. …

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Structure Fire – Catlett Road

On Friday, December 22nd, at 0006 hrs, Box 0709 was sounded for the residential structure fire. Multiple callers stated that fire was showing through the front door and Assistant Chief 7 arrived on scene to find a single-story, single-family home with fire showing on the front side and through the roof of the house. The …

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Structure Fire – Kirkland Drive

On Wednesday, December 20th, around 1230 hrs, Box 0136 was sounded for the residential structure fire. Multiple callers stated that the house was well off and there was someone still inside. Engine 1 arrived on scene to find a two-story, single-family dwelling with a basement, with fire showing on all sides. The decision was made …

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Structure Fire – Mosby Drive

On Monday, December 11th, around 1430 hrs, Box 0133 was struck for the structure fire in the area of Mosby Drive. Engine 1, Rescue 1, and Tower 1 arrived on scene to find a two-story single-family home over a walkout basement with fire throughout the house on the first and second floors and through the …

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Reported Phone SCAM

We have received information of a telephone scam soliciting using our agency name and spoofing our caller ID.  At this moment, we have only received one report of this occurring. Sadly, this has become the new norm. We want to ensure the public is aware and informed.  Please read the following press release below from …

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Toys for Tots of Fauquier

The Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company is a drop-off location for the Toys for Tots foundation again this year. Please read below for details on how to make a toy donation. 167 West Shirley Ave. Warrenton, Virginia 20186 Hours: 8 a.m to 6 p.m. Deadline: December 12th, 2017 More information can be found here. 

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