Tasley - MVC - Entrapment

Sunday, February 22, 2015 08:09 Stations 8 (Tasley) 18 (Onley) and 9 (Onancock) were dispatched to the area of 23388 Tasley Road for a MVC with entrapment. Units arrived to find a single vehicle off the road with one patient entrapped. DPS 3 (Loomis) had the Command. Aviation was requested and was unable to fly due to weather conditions. Crews worked together to complete the extrication. The patient was transported by Paramedic unit 91 to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital.

Units operating on scene: Rescue Engine 8, Engine 18-3, Medic 91, Medic 92, DPS 3 and Virginia State Police.



Anns Cove ~ Vehicle Fire

Saturday, February 21, 2015 03:37 Station 6 (Bloxom) & 7 (Parksley) were dispatched for a vehicle fire called in by a VDOT unit plowing in the area of 23265 Anns Cove Road in Guilford. Units arrived to find the vehicle fully involved. 



Onancock - MVC

Thursday, February 19, 2015 14:47 Station 9 (Onancock) was dispatched to a MVC, reported as a head on collision at 21089 Fairgrounds Road near Onancock. Units arrived to find a two vehicle accident. Two patients were evaluated by EMS crews and refused treatment or transport. Chief 9 (A. James) had the Command.

Units operating on scene: Engine 95, Medic 92, DPS 3 and Virginia State Police



MVC - Keller

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 1738 hours Stations 10 (Melfa), 11 (Wachapreague) and 12 (Painter) were dispatched to a reported MVC with entrapment and possible ejection at 18016 Hollies Church Road, in Keller. Crews arrived on location to find a single vehicle involved with one occupant ejected. The vehicle had rolled over multiple times. Command was established by Chief 10 (S. Parker). Patient was packaged and transported to Riverside Shore Memorial.

Units on scene: (Melfa) Ambulances 101, 102, Engine 106; (Wachapreague) Engine 11-5; (Painter) Brush 12 with Rescue Trailer 12; and DPS Sprint 2. VSP was also on location.



Residential Structure Fire - Greenbackville

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 1605 hours Stations 2 (Greenbackville), Worcester 200 (Stockton), Worcester 300 (Girdletree), 1 (New Church) and 20 (Oak Hall Rescue) were dispatched for a reported residential structure fire at 39159 School Street in Greenbackville. Truck 2 arrived on location to find nothing evident from the exterior. Command was established by 2-29 (J. Massey). Crews entered the structure and found a small electrical fire in a ceiling light fixture on the second floor of the dwelling. The power was secured and the fire was quickly extinguished with a pressurized water extinguisher. Command held all Station 2 and 200 units on the scene to check for extension and for salvage and overhaul. The fire was held to the room of origin.  Girdltree Engine-Tanker 301 stood by at Station 2; Station 1 and 20 units were cancelled. Operations were held by Deputy Chief 2 (R. Hill). Engine-Tanker 301 was dispatched and responded to a structure fire on Chincoteague while they were on standby in Greenbackville.

Units operating on scene: (Greenbackville) Truck 2, Tanker 2-7, Utility 2-9; (Stockton) Tanker 2, and Engine 202.



Brush Fire - Melfa

Sunday, February 8, 2015 15:20 Station 10 (Melfa) was dispatched to a brush fire at 18441 Airport Drive in Melfa. Units from Station 10  were just clearing a previous structure fire in Craddockville and Chief 10 (S. Parker) requested that the next due station be added to the assignment. Station 18 (Onley) was dispatched at this time. Chief 10 was then advised by Dispatch that exposures were being threatened by the fire and Station 9 (Onancock) was also added to the assignment. Units arrived to find a storage shed and the surrounding woods involved. Chief 10 established command. Chief 9 (A. James) was assigned operations and Assistant Chief 9 (B. James) had water supply. Crews worked together to extinguish the fire.



Vehicle Fire ~ Mappsville

Thursday, February 5, 2015 11:48  Station 6 (Bloxom) was dispatched for a reported vehicle fire on Lankford highway in Mappsville. Station 18 (Onley) was also dispatched for EMS only due to the first through third due staffed stations already being committed on  calls. Station 4 (Atlantic) & 7 (Parksley) were added due to staffing issues. Deputy Chief 5 (D. Porter) arrived on scene confirming the vehicle fully involved and requested Law enforcement  for traffic control. Accomack County Sheriff's Office responded to that request.



MVC ~ Gargatha

Monday, January 26, 2015 13:16 Station 6 (Bloxom) was dispatched for a MVC with possible injuries in front of 17425 Lankford Highway. Units arrived on scene to find two commercial vehicles involved, with one overturned. Station 7 (Parksley) was added to the dispatch due to traffic being shut down in both directions. Both drivers were transported to RSMH with non life threating injuries. Multiple Virginia State Police Troopers and Accomack County Sheriff's Deputies were on scene. VDOT was also called to the scene to assist with traffic and clean up.



Onancock - Residential Structure Fire

Sunday, January 25, 2015 14:56 Stations 9 (Onancock), 18 (Onley), 8 (Tasley) and 10 (Melfa) were dispatched to a residential structure fire at 5 Waples Street in the Town of Onancock. Engine 95 arrived on scene to find a working fire in a one story wood frame residential. Crews attacked the fire and confined it to the kitchen of the home. Unfortunately, a family pet did not survive the fire. Engine 18-3 laid a supply line from Jackson Street to supply Engine 95. DPS 3 (Gaskins) had Command of the incident.

Units operating on scene: Engine 95, Ladder 9, Medic 92, Engine 8-5, Tanker 8-7, Engine 18-3, Engine 106, DPS-3, Sprint 2, Onancock Police Department and A&N Electric.



MVC - Tasley

Saturday, January 17, 2015 04:38 Stations 8 (Tasley) and 18 (Onley) were dispatched for a MVC with injury near 22084 Lankford Highway, in Tasley. Rescue-Engine 8 and Medic 18-1 arrived on location to find an overturned tractor-trailer in the median. Captain 8 (R. Bridges) established command. Assistance was requested from the Eastern Shore Regional Hazardous Materials Team due to a fuel spill/leak from the tractor. VSP and VDOT were also requested to the scene, as both the northbound and southbound lanes had to be shut down during the incident. At 0634 hours, a pickup truck traveling northbound, proceeded through the established VDOT roadblock and collided with Brush 8 which was being used as a barrier for emergency personnel. The impact pushed Brush 8, which was unoccupied at the time, a distance of approximately 300 feet up the highway and into the median. The driver of the pickup truck was entrapped and at this time command immediately requested additional resources from Stations 9 (Onancock), 7 (Parksley) and a Medevac from the Maryland State Police Aviation Division. Crews worked to extricate and package the patient for Transport by MSP Trooper 4 to PRMC in Salisbury, MD. A private Haz-mat contractor and a towing company were brought in to clean-up the hazmat spill and upright & remove the tractor-trailer. Units remained on location for over 4 hours, with Lankford Highway closed for southbound traffic for the duration of the incident.



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