Category: Press Release

23 Year Anniversary of LODD Chris Garneau

August 17th, 2018 marked the 23 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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Structure Fire – Green Road

On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at approximately 2245 hrs, multiple units were dispatched to the 9700-block of Green Road for a reported residential fire. Battalion 1 and Medic 14 arrived to find a 2-story single family colonial type residence with an attached garage and advanced fire conditions on the front.Battalion 1 established and held Incident …

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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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Crash with Entrapment – James Madison Hwy

On July 4th, 2018 around 2115 hrs, Box 0128 was sounded for a traffic crash with entrapment at the 6800 block of James Madison Highway. Units responded to a reported overturned vehicle with entrapment. Wagon 1 arrived on scene to find one vehicle on its side, wedged between a tree and an electric pole with …

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Traffic Crash – James Madison Hwy

On Sunday, July 1, 2018 at approximately 1900 hrs,  Wagon 1 and Medic 1 were dispatched to a reported traffic crash on Lee Highway in the area of Comfort Inn Drive. Rescue 1 responded as the initial blocking apparatus for the highway response. Fauquier ECC updated responding units that multiple people were ejected from the …

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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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Traffic Crash – Branch Drive

On June 22, 2018 around 1700 hrs, Company 1 was alerted to a traffic crash on Branch Drive, where a vehicle had come through the fence of the elevated parking lot and landed on a car traveling on Branch Drive. Engine 1 arrived on scene to find two vehicles, one near the retaining wall of …

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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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