Category: Public Outreach

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.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.warrentonfire.org/new-ladder-truck/

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.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.warrentonfire.org/winter-hoilday-safety/

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

Permanent link to this article: https://www.warrentonfire.org/burn-ban-in-effect/

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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Permanent link to this article: https://www.warrentonfire.org/help-us-find-you/

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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Permanent link to this article: https://www.warrentonfire.org/national-fire-prevention-week/

iPhone Medical ID

Attention Apple iPhone users: Were you aware that you have the ability to store important medical information that can be viewed by medical professionals while your phone is locked? The “Medical ID” could hold valuable information that can be obtained through your “Emergency Call” screen, should you happen to not be able to give the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.warrentonfire.org/iphone-medical-id/

Seconds count!

We are reminding citizens and residents to help the fire department by clearing around your local fire hydrant. Seconds count in an emergency, and by ensuring the hydrants are easily accessible and visible, firefighters will be able to use the hydrant(s) more efficiently. Please also ensure access is made so first responders can access buildings …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.warrentonfire.org/seconds-count/

Police Unity Tour

The Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company proudly showed support by flying the American Flag to honor the men and women of the Chapter IV Police Unity Tour.  This was a 230 mile bicycle ride to Washington D.C. to honor law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.  The tour consisted of approximately 100 riders, 12 support units …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.warrentonfire.org/police-unity-tour/

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Thank you! – The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has donated $19,400 dollars in equipment that will give us the ability to serve the community better. We received 5 sets of turn out gear and 1 thermal imaging camera.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.warrentonfire.org/firehouse-subs-public-safety-foundation/

Training Burn – Airlie Rd

The Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company was able to take advantage of an abandoned house for training. Crews spent several hours practicing ventilation, hose advancement, search / rescue, and ladder deployment. Units involved in training: K1, R1, X1, U1

Permanent link to this article: https://www.warrentonfire.org/training-burn-airlie-rd/

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