Please be safe this holiday season with your Christmas tree. This flyer by the NFPA has some safety tips for your family during the holiday season.
On Tuesday November 29th the WVFD was dispatched for a possible HAZ MAT situation. Engine 22 with 5 (Holden) and Response 2 with 2 (Hynson) answered the call. Units arrived to a commercial building with occupants stating a strong smell in the building. Chief 2 (Hynson)established command and assigned E22 the investigation group.
The investigation group found a vehicle battery that had overcharged and cracked. The battery was disconnected from the vehicle and the building was ventilated. No contents from the battery were discharged. After a second monitoring of the atmosphere and no abnormal readings were found, command was terminated, the building returned to the occupants and units returned to service.
The Westmoreland VFD will celebrate 75 years of service to the community on May 6 2023. A day of events is planned from 10 am to 2 pm for the public to attend. The 75th committee is currently planning the days events and we will publish those when they are finalized. Check back for updates on the celebration. Please plan to attend and celebrate our 75 years of service with us.
WVFD held another successful Oyster Roast on November 12, 2022. We could not accomplish this without the help of our sponsors and the individuals that assisted us in putting this fundraiser on. Thank you to all of you who attended.
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pA memorial service for WVFD Life member Robert Glen Branich was held on September 22 2018. Glen was member of the WVFD where he served his community for 43 years. Glen held many positions in the WVFD up to Assistant nbspChief. Glen had a role in making the department into what it is today. Up until his illness Glen was actively participating in fire department emergency response and other activities to keep the fire department functioning.nbspppbr typemozp
pWVFD members Tyler Holden and Trevor Ernshaw are attending FF 1 to obtain basic FF training so they may serve the community.nbspp
nbspA control burn by VDoF got a little out of control and got into a cut corn field. Chief3 of CDVFD requested CDVFD WVFD CVFD and WDES M2 on this call. Fire was under control in less than 30 minutes.
nbspWVFD was dispatched for a report of a two vehicle accident at Kings Highway and Nomini Grove road. While responding WVFD was notified that one vehicle was on fire but all occupants were out of both vehicles. Units responding E22 T2 E5 WDES M2 and WDES M3.
WVFD was dispatched for a report of a two vehicle accident at Kings Highway and Nomini Grove road. While responding WVFD was notified that one vehicle was on fire but all occupants were out of both vehicles. Units responding E22, T2, E5, WDES M2, and WDES M3.
nbspEngine Companies 2 5 3 4 and 1were dispatch for the smell of smoke in the Montross FoodLion. Command after arriving on scene and gotten a size up held assignment with Companies 2 and 5. Truck 2s crew ladder the the roof for investigation of HVAC systems.
pnbspEngine Companies 2 5 4 and 1 were dispatched for a possible structure fire. Engine 22 arrived on scene to find a fire on the backside of home that had ignited the C side of the structure. 22s crew got a swift knock down and limited the damage done to the residence.p
nbspEngine Companies 2 5 3 and Richmond County responded to a truck fire endangering a structure. Engine 22 arrived on scene and was able to do a quick knock down before spreading to nbspthe structure.