Control Burn ~ Wallops Island

Saturday, April 12, 2014  The Wallops Fire Department conduct an annual control burn of the areas around the launch pads on Wallops Island. Crews worked for about 8 hours to complete the task.



Structure Fire~Modest Town

Thursday, April 10, 2014 06:54  Stations 6 (Bloxom), 4 (Atlantic), 7 (Parksley), & 8 (Tasley) were dispatched for a reported structure fire at 30124 Society Drive. Units arrived on scene to find a single family home with heavy smoke visiable. Crews were able to bring the fire under control in under  5 minutes. 



MVC ~ Accomac

Wednesday, April 2, 2014  Stations 7 (Parksley) & 9 (Onancock) were dispatched to the scene of a MVC south of Evans Road. Chief 7 (P. Kelly) was in command of the incident. Two patients were transported to Riverside Shore Memorial.



MVC ~ Rollover

Sunday, March 30, 2014  Station 7 (Parksley) was dispatched for a single vehicle overturned near 19394 Lankford Highway. Chief 7 (P. Kelly) was in command of the incident. There were no injuries transported from the scene.



Structure Fire ~ Bloxom

Saturday, March 15, 2014 14:17 Stations 6 (Bloxom), 7 (Parksley), 4 (Atlantic), & 8 (Tasley) were dispatched for a reported structure fire at 27233 Nelsonia Road. Units arrived on scene with fire on the exterior of side C of a mobile home. The fire was quickly brought under control with no extension to the interior. Chief 7 (Kelly) was in command of the incident.



RV Fire ~ Parksley

Friday, March 14, 2014 05:59 Station 7 (Parksley) was alerted for a reported vehicle fire near the intersection of Lankford Highway & Muttonhunk Road. Engine 7-3 was informed while responding that the incident involved a full size RV with exposure issues of a structure and propane tanks. Deputy Chief 7 (Marshall) requested station 6 (Bloxom) be alerted for tanker response.



MVC ~ Hallwood

Sunday, March 9, 2014 14:20 Station 4 (Atlantic) & 20 (Oakhall) were dispatched for reported MVC with injury at the intersection of Hallwood Road and Lankford Highway. Chief 4 (Grant) assumed command of the incident confirming entrapment. Station 20 (Oakhall) was realerted for a second EMS unit and station 6 (Bloxom) was added for EMS and engine (2nd Tool) response. Sprint 1 & DPS 3 (Lewis) were also on the initial response. VSP handled the investigation.



Structure Fire - Painter

Thursday, February 27, 2014 0524 hours Stations 12 (Painter), 10 (Melfa), 9 (Onancock) and 13 (Community) were dispatched for a residential structure fire at 15490 Ethel Lane, near Painter. Engine 12-5 arrived on location to find a working fire in a one-story single family dwelling. Chief 12 (W. Campbell) established command. The residence sustained heavy fire damage. There were no injuries. The Virginia State Police is investigating the cause of the fire. Units on scene: (Painter) Engine 12-5; (Melfa) Tanker 108, Ambulance 102; (Onancock) Engine 9-5, Tanker 9-7, Ambulance 9-1; (Community) Tanker 13-7.



Structure Fire - Onley

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 1325 hours Stations 18 (Onley), 8 (Tasley), 9 (Onancock), 10 (Melfa), 11 (Wachapreage) and Worcester Tower 1 (Pocomoke City, MD) in place of Ladder 9 were dispatched for a commercial structure fire at 20236 Badger Lane in Onley, the Eastern Shore Rural Health (Onley Medical Center). Chief 18 (W. Ferguson) arrived on location to find evacuation of the building in progress, with the occupants advising of a odor of smoke within the building. After further investigation, command held units from Onley and Onancock, all other units were placed in service. Units on scene: (Onley) Engine 18-3; (Onancock) Engine 95, Tanker 97, Ambulance 91, Unit 99; (Tasley) Engine 8-5.



Field Fire ~ Bloxom

Sunday, February 23, 2014 14:51 Station 6 (Bloxom) was dispatched for a reported woods fire at 25394 Guards Shore Road. Engine 6-4 arrived on scene reporting the fire had spread to a field. Due to an extended response time for Tanker 6-7 & Brush-6 from a control burn on Saxis Road, Station 7 (Parksley) was alerted for brush-7.



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