Category: Press Release

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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