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Working Residential Structure Fire - Parksley

Monday, January 18, 2016 1837 Stations 7 (Parksley), 6 (Bloxom), 8 (Tasley), 18 (Onley) and 9 (Onancock) were dispatched for a working residential structure fire at 23491 Lee Mont Road in Parksley. Units arrived on location to find a detached garage with fire showing. Chief 7 (P. Kelly) established Lee Mont Road command. The fire was quickly contained by two 1.75" handlines. Command held all Station 7 units and Tanker 6-7, all other units were placed back into service.





     



 

Structure Fire ~ Gargatha

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 03:49 Station 6 (Bloxom) was dispatched for a fire investigation in the area of Lankford Highway & Gargatha Road. Medic 6-2 arrived in the area and observed a glow over the treeline east of this location. After further investigation, the source was determined to be a fully involved residential structure fire on Mitchel Lane, several miles from the original dispatch location. Stations 7 (Parksley), 8 (Tasley), 4 (Atlantic), 18 (Onley) & 9 (Onancock) were added to the assignment. The occupants were not at home at the time of the fire.


     



 

Onancock - MVC

Thursday, December 31, 2015 21:21hrs Station 9 (Onancock) was dispatched to a MVC with rollover near 25394 Savageville Road, near Onancock. Units arrived on scene and found the call as reported. Chief 9 (James) had the Command. One patient was removed from the vehicle, packaged and transported to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital. Virginia State Police investigated the accident.

     



 

Working Residential Structure Fire - Bloxom

Monday, December 28, 2015 19:20 hrs Stations 6 (Bloxom), 7 (Parksley), 4 (Atlantic), 8 (Tasley) and 5 (Saxis) were dispatched to a reported working residential structure fire at 14412 Bethel Church Road, near Bloxom. Units arrived on location to find fire evident from sides A and B of a one-story wood frame dwelling. Chief 6 (J. Bagwell) established command. Personnel made an aggressive interior attack and quickly contained the fire. Crews remained on location for approximately two (2) hours performing salvage and overhaul. Units responding: (Bloxom) Engine 6-3, Utility 6, Brush 6, Ambulance 6-1; (Parksley) Engine 73, Tanker 77, Brush 7/Air 7, Rehab 7; (Atlantic) Engine 4-6, Tanker 4-7, Brush 4; (Tasley) Tanker 8-7, Engine 8-5; (Saxis) Tanker 5-7, Engine 5-6.

     



 

MVC ~ Tasley

Monday, December 28, 2015 12:28 Stations 8 (Tasley) & 18 (Onley) were dispatched to a reported two vehicle MVC with injuries near 24148 Merry Branch Road in Tasley. Chief 8 (Ulrich) was in command of the incident. One patient was transported to RSMH.


     



 

MVC - Parksley

Thursday, December 24, 2015 09:06 hrs Station 7 (Parksley) and 6 (Bloxom) were dispatched for a reported motor vehicle crash with injuries in the area of 19343 Lankford Highway. Engine 75 arrived on location to find a single vehicle rollover, Chief 7 (P. Kelly) established command. One patient was transported with non-life threatening injuries. Virginia State Police, Randy's Service Center was also on location. Units on location: Engine 75, Brush 7 and Medic 6-0.

     



 

MVC - ENTRAPMENT - ONLEY

Tuesday, December 22, 2015  Stations 18 (Onley) and 9 (Onancock) were dispatched for a MVC with entrapment near 19482 Badger Lane. Units arrived to find one vehicle overturned with one patient entrapped. Crews worked together to stabilize the vehicle and complete the extrication. The patient was evaluated by Medic 181 and declined transport. Chief 9 (James) had the Command.

     



 

Commercial Structure Fire - Onancock

Saturday, December 19, 2015 05:56 Stations 9 (Onancock), 18 (Onley), 8 (Tasley), 10 (Melfa) and 7 (Parksley) were dispatched to a reported working commercial structure fire at 114 Market Street, Corner Mart, in the Town of Onancock. Engine 95 arrived to find a smoke condition throughout the building and employees stating there were flames in the rear of the building. Chief 9 (A. James) established Command. Crews entered the structure and found an electrical fire which had extended to storage cabinets. The fire had self extinguished when it burned through a water line. Crews ventilated the building and performed overhaul. DPS 3 (Lewis) had Operations. Engine 18-3 was on the hydrant to supply Engine 95. All other Companies were returned to service by Command.

     



 

Structure Fire ~ Saxis

Thursday, December 17, 2015 12:35 hrs Stations 5 (Saxis), 4 (Atlantic), 6 (Bloxom), 1 (New Church), 7 (Parksley) and 20 (Oak Hall) were dispatched to a reported working residential structure fire at 20139 Saxis Road. Engine 5-6 arrived on scene reporting smoke visible from the rear of the structure, side "C". Command was established by Assistant Chief 5 (B. Shreaves). Command requested an additional engine and tanker to the scene, bringing Worcester (MD) Station 100 (Pocomoke City). After the fire was extinguished, personnel were on scene for an extended time checking for hot spots and performing salvage and overhaul. Units operating on scene: (Saxis) Engine 5-6, Tanker 5-7, Brush 5, Ambulance 5-2; (Oak Hall) Medic 202; (Atlantic) Engine 4-6, Tanker 4-7, Brush 4; (Bloxom) Engine 6-3; (Parksley) Engine 73, Rehab 7; (New Church) Tanker 1-7, Engine 1-4; (Pocomoke City) Engine 102; DPS (W. Gaskins). ANEC was also on location.

     



 

MVC with Entrapment - Melfa

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 20:49 hrs Stations 10 (Melfa), 18 (Onley) and 8 (Tasley) were dispatched for a reported motor vehicle crash with entrapment in the area of 26610 Redwood Road. Units arrived on location to find a two (2) vehicle MVC with multiple patients entrapped. Command was established by Chief 18 (C. Davis) and was ultimately transferred to DPS 3 (J. Greer). Command requested additional ambulances to respond. Extrication was handled by Rescue-Engine 8 and Engine 18-3. Upon extrication, three (3) patients were transported to Riverside Shore Memorial with non-life threatening injuries. Virginia State Police and the Accomack County Sheriff's Office were also on location.

     



 
 
 

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