Category: Fire

Crash into a Building – West Lee Hwy

On July 28th, 2018 around 1751 hrs, Box 0103 was sounded for a traffic crash into a building at the 130 block of West Lee Highway. Units responded to a reported vehicle the had crashed into the front of an occupied building. Ambulance 1-2 arrived on scene to find one vehicle into the front door …

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Warrenton Town Limits

Be sure to stop by and visit with our staff.  We will be located in the front parking area. Our apparatus will be on site and available for tours. We always enjoy sharing what we do with the community. See you there. JUNE 29, 2018 – Gates open at 3:00 PM The helicopters are scheduled to …

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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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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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Thank you! – #PositivePatrol

Saturday morning- Emily Finchum and her mom stopped by the Sheriff’s Office to show her appreciation to our public safety responders for what they do. Emily started Positive Patrol after she was bulled in school. The school’s resource officer help her through the situation. Since those events she had made it her mission to thank …

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Tower Production Update 4

Work continues as the apparatus cab, torque box were mounted to the chassis, and the body prepares to be mounted. This week the tower committee is at the factory completing post paint review.

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Open House Thanks!

A huge thanks to everyone that came out to the open house this year. We enjoy sharing our work and serving you. Thank you again for all the support you provide. Yours in service, the WVFC Membership. 

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Tower Production Update 3

The apparatus cab moved into cab assembly for wiring, lights and interior components. While the chassis completed frame-up and the body was completing assembly.The cab is expected to complete assembly and the chassis with move to the line for drive train assembly. The body will move to the paint process.

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Tower Production Update 2

The apparatus cab completed paint process and moved into the cab assembly queue while the body started in fabrication. The cab will move through cab assembly for wiring, lights and interior components. The chassis will complete frame-up and the body will complete assembly in fabrication.

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Tower Production Update 1

This week, new apparatus cab was moving through paint process. Next week, expect cab to complete paint process and move to cab assembly queue, the body to begin fabrication and chassis to be scheduled for frame-up.

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Commercial Structure Fire – James Madison Highway

On Saturday, September 30th, 2017 just before 7:00 p.m. box 0112 was struck for a commercial structure fire at the McDonald’s in the Opal area of Fauquier County. Fauquier Communications and Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) reported a grease fire in the kitchen, smoke coming from the roof, and that the fire was possibly out. …

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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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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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