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Barn Fire - Bloxom

Thursday, October 23, 2014  Stations 6 (Bloxom), 7 (Parksley), 8 (Tasley) & 4 (Atlantic) were dispatched to a reported barn fire on Guard Shore road.  Tanker 6-7 arrived on scene with a 60' x 30' wood frame barn with metal siding, fully involved.  One attack line was stretched from Tanker 6-7.  Engine 7-5 arrived on scene, firefighter 7-53 (R. Collins) established command and requested an additional tanker from station 9 (Onancock) and an additional Medic Unit from station 20 (Oak Hall Rescue). 


     



 

Structure Fire - Accomac

Tuesday, October 21, 2014  Stations 8 (Tasley), 18 (Onley), 9 (Onancock) and 7 (Parksley) were dipatched for a reported structure fire at 23325 School Street in Accomac. Chief 6 (J. Bagwell) arrived on location to find a one-story wood frame storage building well involved with exposure problems. The fire was quickly contained to the structure of origin. Deputy Chief 7 (W. Marshall) was in command of the incident.

Units operating on scene: Engine 8-5, Tanker 8-7; Engine/Tanker 18-4, Zone 18; Ladder 9, Tanker 9-7; Engine 7-3, Paramedic 7-2; and DPS 3 (G. Lewis).

     



 

Bloxom ~ Vehicle Fire

Saturday, October 11, 2014   Station 6 (Bloxom) was dispatched for a reported vehicle fire with exposure to a residence. Engine 6-3 arrived on scene with flames showing from the engine compartment. Deputy Chief 6 (S. Bagwell) was in command.

     



 

Vehicle Fire ~ Hallwood

Monday, October 6, 2014 13:14 Stations 6 (Bloxom), 20 (Oakhall), & Sprint 1 (ACDPS) were dispatched for a reported vehicle fire at 12071 Bethel Church Road in Hallwood. Engine 6-3 arrived on the scene to find the vehicle engine and passenger compartments involved.

     



 

Field Fire ~ Mappsville

Thursday, October 2, 2014 15:35 Station 6 (Bloxom) was alerted for a reported Field Fire near 14092 Metompkin Road, Mappsville. Units were advised to approach with caution due to the fire possibly being caused by downed powerlines. ANEC was notified and dispatched a service truck to the scene. Additional caller information also moved the scene further North on Metompkin Road than originally believed. Station 4 (Atlantic) was added to the dispatch as the first due agency. ANEC's (V. Wessells) fast response allowed the units to quickly gain access and extinguish the fire spread. Chief 4 (D. Grant) was in command of the incident. 

     



 

Hazardous Condition

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 19:42 Station 6 (Bloxom) was alerted for a reported Hazardous Condition at 27067 Nelsonia Road. Caller reported a large tree had fallen on the residence. Units found all occupants to be uninjured and safely outside upon arrival.


     



 

Commercial Structure Fire

Sunday, September 21, 2014  Stations 8 (tasley), 18 (Onley), 7 (Parksley), & 9 (Onancock) were dispatched for a report fire in the kitchen of a commercial structure at the Shore Stop on Lankford Highway in Accomac. Engine 8-5 arrived on scene to find the fire suppression system in the range hood had activated extinguishing the fire. Crews laddered the roof to check the ventilation system for extension.


     



 

MVC ~ Hopeton

Thursday, September 18, 2014 11:50 Stations 7 (Parksley) & 6 (Bloxom) were dispatched for an overturned vehicle with entrapment near 17364 Hopeton Road just North of Parksley. Crews arrived to find a single occupant complaining of a shoulder injury still inside the vehicle. The vehicle windshield was removed to gain access to the patient whom was transported to RSMH for treatment.


     



 

MVC ~ Hopeton

Tuesday, September 16, 2014  Station 6 (Bloxom) was dispatched for an overturned vehicle on Hopeton Road. Station 7 (Parksley) was added to the dispatch due to callers reporting entrapment. Units arrived on scene to find a single vehicle on its side with one patient inside complaining of a shoulder injury. Two other occupants where already out of the vehicle upon arrival. Crews removed the windshield to gain patient access. One patient was transported to Riverside while two others were evaluated and released. DPS-3 (Gaskins) was in command of the incident. VSP Trooper Brasure investigated the crash.

     



 

Hallwood ~ Structure Fire

Monday, September 1, 2014 11:45 Stations 6 (Bloxom), 7 (Parksley), 4 (Atlantic), & 1 (New Church) were dispatched for a possible structure fire at 28227 Groton Town Rd. Engine 6-3 arrived to find a manure shed fire. 7-68 (K. Midget) was in command. The fire was quickly knocked down. Tanker 4-7 continued to the scene to assist, all other units were placed in service. 

     



 
 
 

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