2015 CRAB FEAST

REMINDER OF THE 2015 CRAB FEAST BEING HELD AT THE WESTMORELAND VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT ON SEPT. 12, 2015 STARTING AT 4PM. PLEASE COME OUT AND SUPPORT THE DEPARTMENT AND ENJOY SOME GREAT CRABS AND GREAT MUSIC. HOPE TO SEE EVERYONE THERE.

   


 

Wine Spill On Kings Hwy

Monday, August 24, 2015 20:34hrs WVFD was dispatched to Kings Hwy in the area of Plan B BBQ down to W&L Motel for a road hazard. Lt.22 D.Jones arrived on scene and took command of the scene. A truck pulling a trailer with cases of wine had lost a sufficient amount of it's load into the roadway leaving behind a huge amount of broken glass and wine in the east bound two lanes. WVFD was used to control traffic and assist with getting a lot of the debris out of the road but VDOT was called in to do most of the clean up. Units on scene Brush2, Response2, Brush5, VSP, WCSO, and VDOT.

     



 

Assist CDVFD for reported Residential Structure fire.

Saturday, August 22, 2015 22:16hrs Westmoreland Dispatch dropped tones for CDVFD, WVFD, WCVRS, and with Callao VFD being dispatched to a reported Residential Structure fire in the Burton's Corner area of Westmoreland County. This reported fire was called in by a third party. First arriving ENG31 with Chief3A, T.Padgett took command and reported smoke showing all sides and venting from roof. Quick knock down was done by Eng31's crew with backup assistance from Eng51's crew. Crews quickly checked for fire in attic and other rooms with nothing found. Fire damage contain to utility room but with heavy smoke damage throughout residence. No one was home at time and no injuries to any fireman reported.

   


 

Car vs. Trailer

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 17:55hrs WVFD was dispatched for a two vehicle accident on Erica Rd. with unknown injuries. Eng51 arrived on scene with Captain 5, A.Pitts to find one car in a ditch with heavy frontal damage and air bags deployed and a pickup across a ditch into a corn field with a trailer with damage. Driver of car was only one needing medical attention and was transported to ER with minor injuries. One of the vehicles had crossed the yellow line, the car hit side of pickup sliding into trailer and hitting front of trailer causing frontal damage to car. Other responding units were Eng22, Response2, WDES Medic2, and WCSO.

     



 

Virginia Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

Tuesday, August 4, 2015  August 7-9, 2015 is sales tax holiday on items you may need in the event of a hurricane. Listed above are just a few of the items that are tax free this weekend.

   


 

Oops .... What Happen Here

Thursday, July 30, 2015 14:28 WVFD was dispatched this afternoon for a report of a car over an embankment on Sleepy Hollow Ln. Engine22 with a crew of 4 responded with Chief Balderson. Arriving on scene this is what the crew found. No one was in vehicle, WVFD did a quick stabilization and stood by until wrecker service arrived and removed the vehicle.

   


 

2015 Crab Feast @ WVFD

Tuesday, July 28, 2015  WVFD will be holding another Crab Feast on Sept. 12th, 2015 @ 5pm with music by Black Coffee and Heavy Cream. Please keep an eye out for more information on this great event to appear on this site. In the mean time circle the date and plan on being here to enjoy some great music and mouth watering crabs.

   


 

Basic Pumps at WVFD

Sunday, July 12, 2015  A Basic Pumps class was held at WVFD with lead instructor Chief Calvin Balderson. Class was well attended and had great weather for it.

     



 

WVFD Members Picnic Will Be July12,2015

Thursday, July 9, 2015  WVFD will be holding a members/family picnic on Sunday July 12, 2015 at the Montross station starting at 4pm. Come on out an enjoy good food and good times.

   


 

Happy 4th of July

Thursday, July 2, 2015  Westmoreland Vol. Fire Dept. would like to wish everyone a safe and happy 4th of July. Be safe in your travels and enjoy your time with family and friends.

   


 
 
 

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