Oct 17th, 1738 hrs units responded for a structure fire in box 1007. Incoming units were informed by a Sheriff’s Office Deputy the fire was out. The fire was contained to the kitchen area, crews checked for extension and extinguished some hot spots. DFREM Battalion 1 held command for the incident. Co.10 units remained on scene for about 40 minutes ventilating and cleaning up. No one was displaced by the fire and Co.10 units cleared just after 1820 hrs.
Units Responded: W10,E10, W7, W1, E505, K1, R1, BNF 1
On May 6, 2014 @ 1006hrs: Engine 10 and Ambulance 10 were dispatched for a vehicle accident in the area of Lee Highway and Beverlys Mill Road. After arriving on scene crews found two vehicles in opposing ditches on the side of Beverlys Mill Road. E10 secured the scene by blocking traffic to Beverlys Mill Road. A10 checked patients with Medic 1, one patient was transported and the other refused transport. E1 arrived and assist with traffic control, blocking the right lane of traffic on route 29 Northbound.
Units: E10, A10, M1, and E1
Sunday May 4th @ 1532hrs, dispatched for a two vehicle accident near the intersection of Lee Highway and Vint Hill Road. Crews arrived on-scene to find heavy rear end damage to the first vehicle, minor fender damage to a pickup truck which was towing a small front loader. The trailer had buckled under the heavy load subsequent to the auto accident. Virginia State Police assisted blocking traffic as the driver was allowed to remove the vehicle and trailer from the roadway.
On April 29th, 2014 @ 1908hrs – Company 10 was dispatched for an unconscious person on the side of the road. After arriving on-scene it was discovered the person was involved in a vehicle accident. Crews attended to the patient and assisted EMS personnel on-scene. The vehicle in question had apparently lost control and ran over a fire hydrant which was knocked 30-50 feet from its original location. The vehicle then ran down an embankment, across a field, up another embankment into the lake on the other side which was approximately 150-200 yards from where the vehicle apparently first lost control. WSA was made aware of the incident. Rescue 1 was initially dispatched but placed in service once determined no other occupants were in the vehicle. Response 10 was sent back to the station to obtain absorbent pads and booms. The vehicle was half submerged up to the bottom of the windows in the lake approximately 10 feet from the bank. Engine 10 and Response 10 crews used one of the booms and two dozen absorbent pads along the lake edge and in an overflow drainage ditch to contain the oil leak into the water. A tow truck was dispatched and arrived on scene but was unable to gain access to the vehicle due to the wet ground and weather conditions. The scene was turned over to Fauquier County Sheriffs office.
Units: E10, RES10, M1, R1
Photos provided by Firefighter Matt Tingle
Thursday, December 26th, 2013 @ 1705hrs: Multiple vehicle accident with reported entrapment and one vehicle on top of another. E10, M1, R1, and AC10 responded to the scene. AC10 arrived to find three vehicles involved with one vehicle on top of another vehicle. E10 arrived and blocked one lane of northbound Lee Highway (Rt 29). All occupants were free of the vehicles. R1 was placed in service and M1 proceeded to the scene to transport the one patient with minor injuries. E10 and AC10 remained on-scene to assist with traffic control until dispatched for a fire alarm in a residence, which was an accidental alarm activation.
Units: AC10, E10, M1, and R1
Tuesday, August 13, 2013: New Baltimore was dispatched for an auto accident in the area of Spitony’s on the north bound lanes of Highway 29. M10 and E10 responded to the scene and found 2 vehicles involved. E10 shut down all north bound lanes due to vehicles being involved and debris was covering the roadway. M10 did a checkout of patients and transported one BLS patient to Fauquier ER. E10 stayed on scene to assist law enforcement with traffic control until tow trucks arrived to remove vehicles and debris.
Units: M10 and E10
On May 19, 2013 at approximately 0500hrs: New Baltimore was dispatched for a vehicle into a building accident. E10 and A10 responded along with R1 from Warrenton. New Baltimore units arrived on scene of truck into the front of a structure. E10 crew checked for hazards and for any occupants. A10 located the driver walking around the scene and addressed any medical needs. R1 arrived and stabilized the structure so a tow truck could remove the vehicle from the building. The business was able to open for customers the following day.
Units: E10, A10, and R1
Tuesday, March 26th, 2013: NBVFRC was dispatched for an injury from a fall. W10 responded, arriving on scene of a new home construction site. The patient involved was laying in the basement of the new house with access being blocked by a concrete pump ariel vehicle. W10 used a series of ladders to get down into the hole, up over a retaining wall and back down to the patient. Patient was found to have an open femur fracture and contusions to the head. M1 and A1 arrived and assumed patient care roles. Additional Warrenton resources were call including R1, T1, and E1 to assist with stabilizing and ultimately extracting the patient from the basement area. W7 responded to establish a landing zone for the helicopter. Patient was stabilized and removed from the hole to be transported via helicopter.
Thank you to all the additional units that responded to assist with this call.
Wednesday, December 5th, 2012: NBVFRC received a report involving an odor inside the Pepsi plant. W10 investigated with volunteers and career personnel on board. Upon entering the building a slight odor was detected and the CO meters read over 200 parts per million. The incident was upgraded to a full assignment due to the active inside gas leak. Additional units arrived to help search and ultimately ventilate the facility. Maintenance personnel were allowed into the facility to continue searching for the source of CO once readings lowered to a safe level.
Thanks to multiple companies within the county and outside the county for assisting on the call and back filling stations.
Saturday, July 17, 2010 06:25hrs: E10 and K10 were dispatched to Box 0206 for a reported house fire at 8298 Botha Road. While responding dispatch confirmed a working house fire. W1 and K1 arrived on scene to find a 2 story single family log cabin structure fully involved and began an aggressive defensive attack. E10 arrived on scene and assumed the dump site pumper while the crew assisted with the defensive attack. K10 began to operate in water shuttle operations. Fire was brought under control and company 10 units cleared the call at approximately 1200hrs.
Units: E10, K10, W1, K1, and other county units.
Saturday, June 19, 2010 09:50hrs: Companies 10, 1, 7, and 504 were dispatched for a structure fire at Lake Willow Court. Initial reports was fire had started in the garage and now was spreading to the rest of the house. Further updates stated the fire was through the roof and was starting to catch a neighbor’s house on fire. E10 and W10 arrived on scene to find a two story single family dwelling with fire showing from the first and second floor the residence and began an aggressive defensive attack on the structure. A second alarm was sounded due to the exposures. W10s OIC established Lake Willow Court command. Fire had reached the Bravo 1 exposure and was going in through the attic. Crews from E10 and W10 began an exterior attack at the A/B corner of first structure to extinguish the fire and protect the other house. Crews from 1 and 7 were sent to the Bravo 1 exposure to extinguish the fire. With other crews arriving on the scene the fire were brought under control in about 30 minutes.
Units: E10, W10, K10, A10-1, E1, W1, K1, R1, E7, E504, E524, R504, E3, E4, E2.