WVFD Runs gargage fire

Saturday, January 21, 2017  The WVFD was alerted to a structure fire Saturday morning just after returning from a fire alarm. Rescue Engine 22 (Weston) responded with four personnel, Utility 2 (Chief Balderson), and Tankers 1,2, 3, 4, and 6 responded to the call. Rescue Engine 22 arrived to find a 2 story gargage with smoke showing on all sides. The crew of RE 22 stretched an attack line to the delta side and secured a water supply from Tanker 2. Assistance Chief Weston established command and companies made quick work on the fire containing it to the areas of origin. 



Oyster Roast

Friday, January 20, 2017   



Come enjoy pancakes

Tuesday, January 10, 2017  Come out and enjoy pancakes and support the fundraising efforts for the Stratford Substation.



Jeep into Nomini Creek

Sunday, November 27, 2016   WVFD was dispatched to a vehicle in the creek. Upon arrival units found a Jeep had rolled down an embankment and into the water. No injuries reported.



WVFD places Truck 2 in service

Saturday, August 13, 2016   WVFD recently purchased and placed in service Truck 2 to add additional capabilities for the department to serve the citizens and visitors of Westmoreland County.

Truck 2 is a 1998 Pierce Dash 105' quint. It has a 2000 gpm pump with a 500 gallon water tank. Truck 2 carries multiple 1 3/4" attack lines and one 2 1/2" attack line. Truck 2 also carries 800 feet of 4" supply line. Truck 2 can be operated as a pumper and/or a ladder depending on the situation. Truck 2 carries a full compliment of ground ladders and other associated equipment.

By purchasing this multi function apparatus used, and in excellent condition, WVFD and the citizens of Westmoreland County saved approximately $800,000.00. versus the cost of a new apparatus today.



WVFD Crab Feast 2016

Saturday, August 13, 2016   WVFD will again host its annual Crab Feast on September 10, 2016. Please come out and support the WVFD while enjoying good food and music. We look forward to seeing you there!!



WVFD Captain Graduates

Tuesday, July 12, 2016  Captain Cory Landon recently graduated from the Virginia Fire Officers Academy on June 17th 2016. Captain Landon now joins Chief Calvin Balderson, Jr., Lt. William Taylor and FF Jay Hynson as Alumni of the Virginia Fire Officers Academy. The Virginia Fire Officer Academy exists to prepare fire and emergency services professionals for the transition from the tactical view of personnel and operations to a strategic, safety-oriented view of the fire service, its operations, personnel safety, and administration; by providing a foundation of general leadership skills that compliment and promote fire and emergency services best practices in health and safety through ethical leadership, personal accountability, and organizational ownership.



Dumpster Fire At Carry-on-Trailer

Sunday, June 12, 2016   WVFD responded to a dumpster fire at Carry-on-Trailer. Units on scene E21, Tanker2, and E51.



Truck2 is now at WVFD

Saturday, June 11, 2016 17:00hrd  WVFD has taken delivery of their Truck today.

Truck2 leaving Hatfield, Pa

Truck2 leaving Hatfield, Pa

Thanks to Billy, Calvin, John, and Thomas for bringing it down the road.

Thanks to Billy, Calvin, John, and
      Thomas for bringing it down the road.


Stratford Co.7 Fundraising Event

Friday, May 13, 2016 



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