Fires

WVFR has been busy responding to many calls this week! Two of which were fires. The first fire started with a vehicle and extended to a garage. The second fire was a sizable shed that caused damage to a power … Continue reading

Training

The brush truck is still good for some informal EMS training! Plenty of people around today so it was a good time to practice some skills. These members will be attending EMT class this winter to sharpen their skills and … Continue reading

Busy times

It been a busy couple of weeks here at the department. We’ve responded to several calls in the community including some very serious calls. We’ve also had the pleasure of hosting breakfast and lunch for the rough riders as they … Continue reading

Major Mutual Aid Fire

Saturday night WVFR and many units from Rappahannock were toned to assist Culpeper county with a working commercial structure fire. WVFR responded with our tanker staffed with four firefighters. Upon arrival the apparatus took an attack role on the far … Continue reading

Critical Patients

In the past week crews from WVFR working with crews from all over the county have responded to care for several critical patients. Starting with two emergent patients on Sunday WVFR crews as well as companies 3 and 9 cared … Continue reading

House Burn and Training

WVFR with members of other companies throughout the county conducted and controlled house burn near Washington this past weekend. Units practiced many skills including ventilation. Units were on scene for a few hours training and keeping the fire under control. … Continue reading

Water Rescue

Following the rain this weekend companies from many parts of the county were toned to assist stranded motorists. Companies 5, 3, and 1 responded to the water rescue pictured below. A motorist misjudged being able to cross the road and … Continue reading

Easter egg hunt

Washington Fire & Rescue would like to thank all those that came out again this year to another successful easter egg hunt. The Easter bunny was on hand as always to great the kids and welcome them for breakfast. WVFR … Continue reading

Oyster Dinner

WVFR hosted a ham and oyster dinner Saturday 3/18/17 and is happy to announce that it was a great success as always. We would like to thank everyone that came out and supported the fire company. All the funds raised … Continue reading

Firefighter Class

WVFR is thrilled to have four members participating in the county’s Firefighter class being held at company 3. Kaye Clark, Karl Brotzman, Virginia Valentine, and Gage Sload are all learning how to better serve their community in the class. It … Continue reading