Accomac - Brush Fire

Saturday, November 22, 2014 11:28 Station 7 (Parksley) was dispatched for a brush fire in the area of 22440 Dreamland Avenue. Brush 7 arrived to find multiple brush fires along Lankford Highway. Chief 7 (Kelly) established Command and requested additional resources from Station 8 (Tasley), 18 (Onley) 9 (Onancock) and the Virginia Department of Forestry. Units worked together to extinguish the fires.

Units operating on scene: Brush 7, Engine 7-5, Rehab 7, Medic 7-1, Brush 8, Engine 8-5, Tanker 8-7, Brush 18, Brush 9, Tanker 97, Medic 91 and Forestry 2 (Davis) with the Plow.



Onancock - Farm Machinery Fire

Thursday, November 20, 2014 13:24 Station 9 (Onancock) was dispatched for a vehicle fire in the area of 17494 Cashville Road, near Onancock. Dispatched advised responding units that the fire involved a combine. Engine 95 and Brush 9 responded with seven (7) personnel. Upon arrival units found a small fire in the grain bin that was quickly extinguished. Chief 9 (A. James) was in command of the incident.



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.



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