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Structure Fire – Melfa

On April 19, 2016 at 22:32 hrs, Stations (10) Melfa, (18) Onley), (9) Onancock), 11 (Wachapreague, and (8) Tasley were dispatched to a working residential structure fire at 27004 Redwood Road in Melfa. Units arrived to find a two story structure well involved. Rescue Squad 18 … [Read more...]

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Melfa – MVC with Entrapment

On Thursday April 21, 2016 at approximately 12:10 hrs, Stations 10 (Melfa), 11 (Wachapreague), 12 (Painter) and 18 (Onley) were dispatched for an MVC with entrapment on Lankford Highway near Gospel Temple Road in Melfa. Units arrived on location to find a two vehicle MVC with … [Read more...]

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Vehicle Fire – Mappsville

Station 6 (Bloxom) was dispatched to a reported vehicle fire in the parking lot of BB&T Bank, located in Mappsville. Units arrived on location to find a single passenger vehicle fully involved. The fire was quickly extinguished, and was contained to the … [Read more...]

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Apparatus Updates

Several apparatus updates have occurred on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Station 7 (Parksley) has acquired the department's first tanker, a 1985 Mack R/4-Guys 4,000 gallon elliptical tanker from Delmar, Delaware Fire Department, that is equipped with a 1000 GPM front mounted … [Read more...]

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New Delivery – Station 5

The Saxis Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company, Inc. (Station 5) is pleased to announce that a new tanker has been placed into service. The new apparatus is a 2015 Freightliner  M2 112 / Pierce, equipped with a 2,500 gallon polished elliptical tank and 750 GPM Hale pump. It is … [Read more...]

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MVC ~ Mappsville

Stations 6 (Bloxom) & 4 (Atlantic) were dispatched to a reported MVC with injuries in the area of Lankford Highway and Turkey Run Road. Units arrived to find two vehicles involved with a single priority 2 patient. Chief 4 (Grant) established command directing personnel to … [Read more...]

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MVC ~ Parksley

Station 7 (Parksley) was dispatched to a reported overturned vehicle near 18174 Hopeton Road north of Parksley. Units arrived to find a single car in the ditch with two uninjured occupants. Deputy Chief 7 (Kirkpatrick) was in command of the incident. Station 7 (Parksley) was … [Read more...]

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MVC ~ Mappsville

Station 6 (Bloxom), 7 (Parksley), & 4 (Atlantic) were dispatched for a report MVC with entrapment near 15149 Lankford Highway in Mappsville. Units arrived reporting no entrapment and confirmed a total of three patients requiring transport. Station 6 (Bloxom), 7 (Parksley), … [Read more...]

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MVC ~ Hopeton

Station 6 (Bloxom) was dispatched for a reported motor vehicle crash on Hopeton Road (RT 316). Chief 6 (J. Bagwell) arrived on scene at the intersection of Rt-316 & Lester Lane reporting a single vehicle off the roadway. The single occupant was evaluated for injuries at the … [Read more...]