Vehicle Extrication Training

Sunday, September 28, 2014 12:00hrs Monthly training for WVFD for Sept. was on vehicle extrication with emphasis on Rescue-Jacks.

     



 

LZ setup for medical flyout

Friday, September 19, 2014 12:35hrs WVFD was dispatched for a medical call and once on scene Response2 requested a flyout. Brush5 setup LZ and MedStar3 was used to fly patient out of area.

     



 

Car into Pond on Neenah Road

Friday, September 19, 2014 01:21hrs WVFD was dispatched to Neenah Road in the area of the Pond for a car into the water. Dispatch reported that all three occupants were out of vehicle but unsure of injuries. Eng22, Response2, Brush5 arrived on scene and started patient care on the three occupants. One was determined to be needed to be flown out of area while other two were ground transported. Eng21 was used as ground contact at LZ. Other units on scene were WCSO, one WCVRS unit, and two MVRS units.

     
Down a 15 foot embankment before hitting water

Down a 15 foot embankment before hitting
      water

Eng21 at Landing Zone

Eng21 at Landing Zone



 

Boats On Shore

Sunday, September 14, 2014 12:12pm WVFD was dispatched for a report of a boat in distress off of Albany Farm. Boat5 responded with 3 and Response2 with 2 went to Albany Farm location. Boat5 arrived on scene and found two small outboard motor boats washed ashore. No one was around and coolers and other supplies had been taken out of boats and placed on shore. VMRC arrived on scene and took over scene. Boat5 and Response2 returned to service.

     



 

9/11 Anniversary

Tuesday, September 9, 2014  As another anniversary of 9/11 comes to past let's all take a few minutes and pray not only for the 343, but for everyone that died that horrible day and for the families of lost ones.

     



 

It's Not All About Fighting Fires

Friday, September 5, 2014 19:00hrs Being a member of a Volunteer fire department is not just running 911 calls. To help pay for all the tools and gear that is required to do our jobs we still need to do an occasional BINGO night at the firehouse. Thanks to the community who came out and supported us.

     
The door crew making sales

The door crew making sales

The floor crew waiting for someone to say BINGO

The floor crew waiting for someone to
      say BINGO



 

Northern Neck Schools Open Sept. 2

Monday, August 25, 2014  Northern Neck area schools will open for the 2014-2015 school year on September 2, 2014. Let's all be very careful on the roadways while we are traveling during school hours. Please be mindful of your speed in school zones and be on the outlook for STOPPED or SLOWING school buses. Remember that those children are not watching for you so please watch out for them. Thanks and be safe out there.

     



 

Northern Neck Chevrolet ALS Ice Water Challenge

Thursday, August 21, 2014   WVFD was asked to assist Northern Neck Chevrolet in their ALS Ice Water Challenge. Engine22's deck gun was utilized in meeting the challenge. Please visit Northern Neck Chevrolet Facebook page to see the video and who Northern Neck Chevrolet challenged to the ALS Ice Water Challenge.

     



 

WVFD crews working a control burn.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 18:30hrs Brush2, Tanker2, Response2, and Brush5 were used to standby while two large piles of brush was burned.

     



 

Aid to CDVFD for working fire.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 03:40 hrs WVFD was requested to respond to assist CDVFD with a working structure fire in the Nomini Hall Road area of the County. WVFD units Eng51, Eng21, and Tnk2 responded. All departments in Westmoreland Co. along units from Northumberland and Richmond Co, responded.

     
"C-D" Corner

"C-D" Corner

"C" Side

"C" Side



 
 
 

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