Smoke Investigation at Montross FoodLion

Sunday, July 16, 2017   Engine Companies 2, 5, 3, 4, and 1were dispatch for the smell of smoke in the Montross FoodLion. Command after arriving on scene and gotten a size up held assignment with Companies 2 and 5. Truck 2's crew ladder the the roof for investigation of HVAC systems.



Structure Fire in the 9000 Block of Kings Hwy

Wednesday, July 5, 2017   Engine Companies 2, 5, 4, and 1 were dispatched for a possible structure fire. Engine 22 arrived on scene to find a fire on the backside of home that had ignited the C side of the structure. 22's crew got a swift knock down and limited the damage done to the residence.



4th of July Truck Fire

Tuesday, July 4, 2017   Engine Companies 2, 5, 3, and Richmond County responded to a truck fire endangering a structure. Engine 22 arrived on scene and was able to do a quick knock down before spreading to  the structure.



Car into power pole on Kings Hwy

Wednesday, March 29, 2017    A single vehicle accident occurred today on Kings Hwy where a car ran into a power pole and completely broke pole. One injury was reported. WVFD units on scene Engine 22, Engine 5, and Response 2. 



Tractor Trailer Overturned

Monday, March 20, 2017   A tractor trailer carrying wood chips overturned on Cople Hwy near Nomini bridge. Driver of truck reported  no injuries. WVFD units on scene Engine 5 and Engine 22.



WVFD Runs house fire

Tuesday, February 28, 2017  WVFD took in a house fire earlier in February. During the early morning hours WVFD and mutual aid companies were alerted to a house on fire. Engine 22 (Capt. Jones) arrived on the scene to find a single story wood frame residential with fire showing from the alpha quadrant. Engine 22 quickly deployed a hand line and began fire attack while the driver stretched a supply line. WDES Medic 3 was on the scene and assisted Engine 22 with exterior efforts. The residence sustained significant damage from fire and smoke. Units operating on the scene: E22, E5, Brush 2, Tanker 4, and WDES Medic 3



WVFD 2016 Christmas Adopt-A-Child

Sunday, January 22, 2017  Members of the WVFD and WVFD Auxiliary made Christmas special for a family of the community. Members donated their own money to make this a special Christmas for two children. The children recieved a ride on the fire truck and gifts while members loaded the car with gifts from Santa. The members and family enjoyed food a fellowship after the event. A true testament to the huge hearts and passion of the members of the WVFD and Auxiliary.



WVFD 2016 year end review

Sunday, January 22, 2017  WVFD personnel answered 603 calls for service in 2016 with 337 of those as EMS related incidents and 266 fire related incidents . Personnel spent an average of 22 minutes on scenes with an average of 6 personnel one each call provideng 79, 596 hours of service to our community on calls. WVFD personnel provided 800 hours of personnel hours towards work nights and fundraising activities, 1,238 personnel hours didicated to training. Members spend countless hours away from their families to provide a valuable service to our community that otherwise would cost the taxpayers of Westmoreland millions of dollars in taxes to fund. 



WVFD Banquet

Sunday, January 22, 2017  WVFD and  WVFD Auxiliary held its annual installation of  officers and awards banquet on January 14th 2017. WVFD President Landon and Chief Balderson Presented 2016 in review to attendees. 

2017 Admisnistrative Officers:                         Auxiliary Officers:

President - Ricky Landon                                 President - Barbara Jean Jones

Vice Presient- David Jones                              Vice President - Katie Holden 

Secretary - Tina Bryant                                    Secretary/Reporter - Samantha Sisson

Treasurer- F.F. Chandler, Jr.                            Treasurer - Elaine Saunders

Chief - Calvin Balderson, Jr.                            Chaplain - Brenda Riley

Safety Officer - Mickey Hawkins

Directors-Kim Harvey and Rhys Weakley



WVFD Banquet

Sunday, January 22, 2017   WVFD Line Officers for 2017:

Chief - Calvin Balderson, Jr.

Deputy Chief - John Pitts

Assistant Chief - Eddie Weston

Captain  - David Jones

Captain - Kevin DeBord

Lieutenant - Thomas Trader

Lieutenant - William Taylor

Lieutenant - Corey Landon

Lieutenant - Ashley Pitts 

Chief Engineer Billy Taylor



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