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. 



MVC ~ Hallwood

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:54 Station 6 (Bloxom) was dispatched for a single vehicle MVC near 12424 Mears Station Road just South of Hallwood. Due to addition information obtained by callers, Dispatch upgraded the call to an entrapment. Station 7 (Parksley) was then dispatched for a second Engine. Upon arrival and investigation crews found a single occupant with priority 3 injuries. After forcing open the passenger side door, EMS crews gained access, treated, and transported the patient to Riverside. ANEC was called to the scene by command (T. Bagwell) to evaluate a damaged utility pole. Engine crews remained on scene for about 30 minutes while Randy's Service Center handled vehicle recovery. The Virginia State Police handled the investigation.



Control Burn - Parksley

Tuesday, August 26, 2014  Station 7 (Parksley) conducted a controlled burn on Parksley Road, just outside of Parksley. Stations 6 (Bloxom) and 8 (Tasley) assisted with the training exercise.



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