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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The Purcellville Volunteer Fire Company wanted to thank everyone for their assistance and
support in Purcellville Volunteer Fire Company's first participation in
the Town's Annual Soapbox Derby. Especially Chief O'Brien, Chris
Kermode, Brad Quin, Scott Perdue, Kevin Wills,
Bridget Gaines, Forrest Lee, Debbie Nauer, Thomas Kane, for all of the
help at the event ...hopefully I did not forget anyone, and Phil Larsen
and his son & co-driver, Aiden.
A special shout out goes to John Carney who was instrumental and took the lead at rebuilding the soap box and putting a team together. His passion and hard work paid off at building a beautiful soap box car
A special thank you goes out to LT. Rust from Purcellville Police, thanks for your
help in getting us involved ! Additional note. A big thanks goes out to Phillip Callihan for driving the Purcellville Fire Soap Box Car!
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
On June 6th, Students from Blue Ridge Middle school gave the Purcelleville Volunteer Fire Department a donation in the amount of $200, in which Chief Bob Dryden and Battalion Chief Andy Kelly. The Blue Ridge middle school put on an auction at their school in order to raise money for charity and other organizations. Not only did the students give money to the Fire Department, but also gave money to the Purcellville Rescue Squad and the American Red Cross.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
The Purcellville Fire Company is excited to announce that Sundaes on Saturdays is back again!!! Please come out the last Saturday each month to spend time getting to know the firefighters that protect your community and see live training and demonstrations from the fire fighters. Sundaes on Saturdays will begin at 6pm and will end a 8pm each weekend. Please come by for Delicious treats and meet the firefighters.DatesMay 31June 28July 26August 30
Saturday, May 24, 2014
The PVFC would like
to say "Thanks" to the Members and Everyone who has severed to make
our country the best of the best
who have served
Al King U.S. Marines
Powell U.S. Marines
P O’Brien U.S. Coast Guard
Miske U. S. Navy
Delmonte U. S. Army
Nauer U.S. Army
Jason Thayer U.S. Army
Chris Mercendetti U.
S. Air Force
McHugh U.S. Marines
Page U.S. Army
Gutierrez U.S. Army
Forrester U.S. Army
Hood U.S. Marines
Families who have lost Veterans
Gutierrez Jim Gutierrez U.S. Army
Michael Quin U.S.
Monday, May 19, 2014
602, Engine 604, Engine 605, Squad 613, Captain 602, ALS608 along with Safety
Officer 600, EMS 601, Ambulance's 614 and 617 were dispatched for an auto
accident with possible entrapment on Route 7 near Route 287.
Captain 602 arrived on scene to find 1 vehicle overturned in the median with 2
patients and confirmed entrapment. Captain 602 established command and
assigned Engine 605 to initial patient care of the passenger and Rescue Engine
602 along with Squad 613 to the removal and initial patient care of the driver
who was trapped.
Due to the nature of the injuries, 2 helicopters were requested and landed on
Route 7 Eastbound with Engine 605 handling ground contact. Both patients
were cared for by the ALS and BLS units on scene until they were flown to the
Great job by all!
Saturday, May 17, 2014 11am - 3pm
Come and participate in Public Safety Day that will be held at the Fire Department/Rescue Squad Public Safety Center located at the corner of Hirst Road and North Maple Avenue. The event is Saturday May 17th and will run from 11AM to 3PM.There will be lots of activities for the whole family. Fire Trucks, Ambulances, Air Care Helicopter - Police Cars Motorcycles , Demos and more...Community Shred -To help residents securely dispose of sensitive documents, the Town will also make available that day our free community shred event. The shred truck will be in the Public Safety Center parking lot that day between the hours of 1 and 3PM.
Friday, May 16, 2014
The town of Purcellville and the surrounding areas have been affected by flooding due to the massive amount of rain we have received over the course of the week. Hirst Road is closed west of the fire station and Allder School Road is also flooded. Please drive carefully and never drive through the water spilling over the road!
Friday, April 18, 2014
Rescue Engine 602, Engine 604 and Rescue 617 were dispatched on a single vehicle accident on Route 7 westbound in Round Hill. Crews arrived on scene to find the vehicle overturned off the side of the road with one person trapped. Crews worked to stabilize the vehicle and to remove the person who was trapped.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
T690 was dispatched in the early morning hours to give mutual aid for a house fire in Clarke County. While en route, RE 602 was also dispatched to the same location in order to assist companies from Mt. Weather, Clarke County, Warren County, Loudoun County, Frederick City and Charlestown W. VA. The truck crew worked on ventilation upon arrival to the incident. Crews from the Rescue Engine worked to clear out and extinguish the remaining fire in the house. Crews from several stations worked 5+ hours to extinguish the fire.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Crew 5 along with Philoment and Rescue Squad 617 were dispatched to an auto accident with a reported entrapment. RE 602 was first on scene and reported that a person was trapped and immediately worked to free the patient from the vehicle. Crews from the RE popped the door and began patient care
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