If you see an emergency vehicle (fire, police, or EMS) on the road or highway, slow down and move over, IT’S THE LAW. Thank you to the Virginia State Police and the Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office for helping us promote June, as Move Over Awareness month. Click the link below for more information.
We would also like to thank Piedmont Press & Graphics
for providing the sign which is displayed in front of our fire station to remind drivers to Slow Down and Move Over.
(Pictured L to R) Trooper Mark Brill, Trooper Franz Mahler, Captain Sean Polster, Asst. Chief Paul Holsinger, Firefighter Tyler Halsall, Firefighter Jake Walker, Firefighter Jacob Ballantyne, Captain Nick Mastri and Deputy John Coppage— at New Baltimore Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department.
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.