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Chimney Fire in Waterford

Monday, February 16, 2015  Company 2, and along with Hamilton FD responded to a reported chimney fire with fire coming out of the top. As crews arrived on scene, reports showed that fire and smoke appeared to becoming from the Chimney. Crews from TL 602 placed ladders and employed a chimney chemicals in order to snuff out any additional fire. Crews investigated and were went back into service.




     



 

Potential Snow Fall will Bring a Foot of Snow

Monday, February 16, 2015  Updates are showing that Northern Virginia and Loudoun County could see up to 6-10 inches of snow Monday evening into Tuesday mid day. The bulk of the snow appears to be coming Monday evening.


With the snow and the additional cold, please be careful if you are going outside.








   


 

2015 Fire and Rescue Graduation

Thursday, February 5, 2015  Last night LCFR recognized the achievements of several dozen volunteers who completed their Fire I and Fire II volunteer program as well as the EMT classes from across the county. The Purcellville Volunteer Fire Department had several students who graduated and completed their fire fighter training as well as there Emergency Medical Tech classes. The graduating members included: Forrest Lee, Jason Thayer and Kevin Wills. Our newest EMT's included John Carney and Will Halterman. 

PVFC is incredibly proud of our volunteers who completed rigorous training the past six months and are thankful for their commitment during this time. Not only were they going to class three times a week, they were also on duty many nights during their programs as well. 









     



 

PVFC Responds to 3rd House fire in As Many Days

Tuesday, February 3, 2015   The Purcellville Volunteer Fire Company responded to a house fire early Tuesday morning. PVFC responded to the reported fire with the Rescue Engine, Tower Ladder and the Tanker. Units arrived on scene with heavy fire through the attic and roof. Units operated both on the exterior and the interior during the night. 




     



 

Local Family Needs your Help!

Tuesday, January 27, 2015  All


The Purcellville Volunteer Fire Company is asking the community to help one of their own. In November 2014, a young lady named Sara Willis was diagnosed with brain cancer.  The tumor is inoperable, malignant and treatable. Sara has been receiving Chemotherapy. She is fighting hard and in good spirits!  We are asking the community to help out Sara by visiting her Facebook Page  where you can ask to purchase a T-Shirt or you can visit the following page Help Sara Fight Brain Cancer!


Sara currently attends Blue Ridge Middle School in Purcellville


Thank you for your support!!!!!


The PVFC wished Sara a strong recovery and good health to her and her family!!! You are in our thoughts!








   


 

Tower Ladder responds to Housefire in Middleburg

Sunday, December 28, 2014  Tower 602 was dispatched later Sunday evening for an Apartment fire in Middleburg. The tower, along with several additional units on scene encountered heavy fire in the building. Engine 607, who arrived first on scene laid out and began an exterior attack to knock the fire down.


Tower 602 sent personnel to check for fire extension, completed overhaul and went back in service 4 hours after being dispatched


   


 

PVFC responds to House Fire in Waterford

Friday, December 26, 2014  A full box alarm was sounded for a house fire just before 8PM, near the center of Historic Waterford.

Engine 605, and it's tanker rounded a curve in the road they saw the house  with flames coming from  the chimney area.Tanker 605 connected to the engine as an attack line was taken in through the front door.

A tanker task was called for, along with up graded box assignment. A level 2 RIT was declared. As the 1st alarm assignment was still arriving. Engine 604 drafted from the creek in the center of town to supply the tankers.

The fire was climbing the walls into the attic with black smoke coming from the windows on the A and D sides. Tower 602 laddered the building, as members of engine 602 sent manpower to help 605 advance more hand lines in the front door of the home.


   


 

Christmas Tree Sales Complete!

Wednesday, December 17, 2014  Thank you to everyone who came out to support our annual tree sale at the Purcellville Volunteer Fire Department this year. With your generous donations we sold almost 850 trees, hundreds of ornaments, wreaths, and roping!!!
This is our biggest fundraiser we have. Without your generosity we could not by the equipment needed to protect the community.


Thank you so much! We will see you back at next years tree sales!!!


You CAN STILL BUY ORNAMENTS!!!


Please contact sperdue@purcellvillefire.org to purchase yours today!!!!


   


 

4th Ornament On Sale!

Tuesday, December 9, 2014   PVFC's own Scott Perdue has worked to bring another ornament into the Purcellville Fire Department collection introducing Jeep 602. The new ornament will add to your collection or come by and buy your first ornament!  Come by the tree stand and order yours today!




   


 

Santa's Food Drive!

Wednesday, November 12, 2014   The Purcellville Fire and Rescue squads  welcomes the community to stop by the Santa Food Drive being hosted at Station 2 in Purcellville this Saturday, November 15th, 2014 from 10am to 2pm. We are asking community members to bring in canned food, gift cards or any item we can donate to the  Tree of Life Food Pantry in Purcellville. Please see the attached flyer for all goods accepted!

Santa Clause has informed us that he plans on attending this event, so please bring the kids along to meet and greet before Christmas!!

We look forward to seeing you!!




Please click here to see the flyer



     


 
 
 

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