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Bedford County Delays Decision to Move Fire/Rescue Administration to Unused County Facility
In Bedford County, a county-owned facility has sat empty for some time.  A proposal was presented the Board of Supervisors to allow the Department of Fire & Rescue to move [...]


Roanoke County Firefighter and Police Officer Save Lives on Vacation
In Roanoke County, a firefighter and police officer will both be recognized for saving the lives of two people caught in rip current while they were on vacation in Holden [...]


“New” Tower Ladder for the Jefferson Park Volunteers
The Jefferson Park Volunteer Fire Department, located in far northern Prince George County, has recently placed a “new” tower ladder in service as Tower  5.   The Jefferson Park area [...]


Boykins VFD Takes Delivery of Rosenabuer Commander Pumper
The Boykins Volunteer Fire Department, located just a couple of miles north of the North Carolina state line in Southampton County, has taken delivery of a new 2013 Rosenbauer Commander [...]


Family Sues Middleburg VFD, Cites Department and Leaders in Loved One’s Death
In Loudoun County, family members of Nathan Smith, a man who died in July 2011, are now suing the local volunteer fire department and its past leadership, as well as the [...]


Falmouth VFD Engine Overturns Enroute to Fire
In Stafford County, four members of the Falmouth Volunteer Fire Department escaped serious injury when their engine rolled over while enroute to a reported house fire.  The accident occured on [...]


York Firefighters Rescue Animals From House Fire
A house fire in the Grafton area of York County brought responders to the scene in time to rescue several family pets from the home.  The fire is believed to [...]


Former Remington VFD Chief and President Face Federal Charges
In Fauquier County, two members of the Remington Volunteer Fire Department now face federal charges related to the handling of various financial issues.  Former Chief Douglas “Bo” Taylor and former [...]


Aldie VFD Missing $645,000 From Bank Accounts, Treasurer Admits to Theft
In sprawling Loudoun County, one of the county’s volunteer fire departments is now operating with $645,000 less than they had 13 years ago, and the department’s long-time treasurer has taken the [...]


Chesterfield Fire Engine Stolen and Wrecked; Suspect Still at Large
Foam 215, a former front-line Chesterfield Fire & EMS Pierce Quantum fire engine that had been recently refurbished into a foam unit, was stolen early Saturday morning and later found [...]


Forest VFD Fire Engine Overturns, Four Members Injured
Breaking news from Bedford County this morning, where a fire engine belonging to the Forest Volunteer Fire Department has overturned.  Of the six members on board, four were injured, and [...]


Newport News Fire Department Provides Dying Firefighter His Last Wish
Many thanks to the Fire Critic for the heads up on this great story from Newport News. Now-retired NNFD Firefighter Fred Broyles retired from the department as soon as he [...]


Volunteer Fire Department Disbanded by Board of Supervisors: Warren County
The list of Virginia volunteer fire departments shuttered by their local Board of Supervisors has increased once again.  In the northwest corner of the state, the Shenendoah Farms Volunteer Fire [...]


Update: Clintwood Firefighters Suffer Only Minor Injuries in Crash
As VAFireNews.com reported last night, the Clintwood VFD in Dickenson County had one of their apparatus overturn while enroute to a call.  Thankfully, local media reports that the members did [...]


BREAKING: Clintwood VFD Engine Overturns, Members Injured
In southwest Virginia’s Dickenson County, a fire apparatus belonging to the Clintwood Volunteer Fire Department has reportedly overturned. From WJHL: An official with the [Haysi Volunteer] fire department says his [...]


Car Drives Into Parade in Damascus, VA; 50+ Injured
The Hiker’s Day parade in Damascus, located just north of the Tennessee border in southwest Virginia, turned tragic today when a car driven by an elderly man careened into the [...]


Botetourt County Fire Chief Resigns; Only on Job One Year
In Botetourt County, near Roanoke, the countys first paid fire-EMS chief has tendered his resignation after being on the job for only a year. Carr Boyd’s appointment wasn’t widely accepted [...]


Man Killed in Pittsylvania Trailer Fire Identified
The man killed in a trailer fire off Mount Cross Road Friday afternoon has been identified as 68-year-old William Thompson. WSET had previously reported that the fire started in the [...]


Richmond City Fire & Police Pay Plan Funded by City Council
For several months, firefighters and police officers in the City of Richmond have been asking the City Council to reinstate their step increases.  The program, which rewards tenured employees for [...]


Body Found After Car Fire Extinguished in Roanoke
After extinguishing a car fire, Roanoke City firefighters discovered a body inside. From WDBJ7.com: The burning car was found around 4 a.m. Monday in the 400 block of Allison Avenue. [...]





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