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Date Set for Purcellville Fire Open House

Wednesday, September 10, 2014  In recognition of the annual Fire Prevention Week, the Purcellville Public Safety Center will host its annual open house on Sunday October 5th, 2014 from 11-2 pm. The entire Western Loudoun community is encouraged to come out and tour the station, participate in games, review important safety tips in cases of emergency and watch a simulation! Families will also be able to purchase Purcellville Fire Department T-Shirts, our famous Christmas Ornaments and a slue of other gifts! Please come out and support the firefighters in the area, come see the apparatus and learn more about what it's like to be a firefighter!Here is a glimpse of just some of the fun activities planned!  FIRE TRUCK RIDES  WIN A FIRE TRUCK RIDE TO SCHOOL  BUCKET BRIGADE COMPETITION  EQUIPMENT DISPLAYS  BALLOONS – FACE PAINTING – MOON BOUNCE  GIVE-A-WAYS…AND MORE So come one and come all! to meet the duty crews from both the Fire and Rescue Departments! 

     


 

Soap Box Derby a success!

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!

     



 

Blue Ridge Middle School Gives Donation

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.


   


 

Sundaes on Saturdays Returns

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.

Dates

May 31
June 28
July 26
August 30

     



 

PVFC would like to say "Thanks"

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 
 
Members who have served
Al King                          U.S. Marines
Brendon Powell         U.S. Marines
Michael P O’Brien      U.S. Coast Guard
Tony Miske                 U. S. Navy
David Delmonte         U. S. Army
Deborah Nauer          U.S. Army
Jason Thayer              U.S. Army
Chris Mercendetti      U. S. Air Force
 
Currently Serving
Mike McHugh            U.S. Marines
Jackson Page          U.S. Army
Patrick Gutierrez     U.S. Army
Marc Forrester         U.S. Army      
Nathan Hood             U.S. Marines
 
PVFC Families who have lost Veterans
Gutierrez        Jim Gutierrez              U.S.  Army
Quin                Michael Quin             U.S. Marines




   


 

Rt 7 Accident - 5-17-2014

Monday, May 19, 2014  Rescue Engine 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 hospital.

Great job by all!





     



 

Purcellville Public Safety Day

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.  




   


 

Purcellville Affected by major rainstorm

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!


     



 

Entrapment on route 7

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.


     



 

Crew 5 works Structure Fire in Clarke County

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.


     



 
 
 

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