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

Medevac 2/23/17

Companies 1,4, and 7 were toned for a possible small tractor accident. Medic 1 arrived on scene to find injuries that required medevac to Winchester Medical.  Engine 1 established the landing zone at company 1 and the patient was transferred … Continue reading