Rural Water Supply

Recently, we had five members attend one or both the Rural Water Supply and Pump operators classes.  Edward Bradley, Dave Bradley, Lisa Palmer, Jonathan Bankston and Charles Crawford gained certifications from the department of Fire Programs. … Continue reading


Training  for 2023, January through June:   Members worked on EMS skills and Firefighter 1 class began.  Washington believes in the team approach to patients and care.  All EMT’s must do continuing education in order to remain certified to operate as … Continue reading

Firefighter 1

Firefighter 1, our newest firefighter,  Dave Bradley.  Dave first joined by signing up for EMT class. He is an outstanding EMT and runs many calls.   In January he signed up for the Firefighter Class and was a leader in his … Continue reading

Fodderstack 10K

Every year the county Recreation  sponsors the Fodderstack 10K Race.  Several hundred runners participate and our squad and other local squads stand by for possible incidents.  Again, this year no incidents and everyone finished the race on a perfect day … Continue reading

Dare Day

Dare Day at Elementary School.  We set up a knock the flame out window for the kids to spray at the flame.  Kids have learned that they can get wet by getting behind the flame.  A big wet but happy … Continue reading

Business Fire

Business fire in Sperryville.  Auto Mechanical Shop on fire, unknown cause. Sperryville Fire arrived to fully involved building .  Exterior firefighting took place and Sperryville got to make good use of their Ladder truck.  Washington Shuttled water and helped on … Continue reading

Car Fire

Auto fire impending on building.  Engine 1 with three. Amissville, Flint Hill all involved in totally involved vehicle fire with possible extension into building.  Amissville pulled line and our members helped.  Fire was knocked down.  Fire had spread to embankment … Continue reading

Car Fire

Report of explosion on Rock Mills Road.  Engine 1 responded with 3 and found a car fully involved.  The explosion apparently was the gas tank exploding.  Used front bumper to extinguish, set up lighting and use of Saw to open … Continue reading

House Fire

Chester Gap had report of back deck on fire just above their station.  They arrived to the whole back of house now in flames.  Washington took tanker and supplied water as their two firefighters maned lines.  Tanker 1401 was told … Continue reading