Structural Fire ~ Gargatha

At 1955 hours Station 6 (Bloxom) was dispatched for a fire investigation in the area of Music Circle on Gargatha Landing Road. At 1957 hours the dispatch was upgraded to a working residential fire and stations 7 (Parksley), 8 (Tasley), & 18 (Onley) were added to the dispatch. … [Read more...]


Tasley Vol. Fire Company – Car Show

On Saturday, August 13, 2016, the Tasley Vounteer Fire Company will host a car show at the V.F.W. Post 2296 in Tasley.  The event is in memory of Charles "Sonny" Moore, a longtime car enthusiast and support member of the fire company. This family-friendly event will include the … [Read more...]


MVC – Wallops

On Sunday, June 26, 2016 at approximately 23:01 hours, Station 25 (Wallops - Main Base) was dispatched to a motor vehicle crash. Units arrived on location to find a single vehicle that crashed into the security fence/gate at the entrance of the NASA - Wallops Flight Facility. The … [Read more...]


MVC – Onancock

On Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 13:28 hours, Station 9 (Onancock) was dispatched to a single vehicle MVC near 24220 East Point Road. Units arrived to find a single vehicle versus a tree with one patient still in the vehicle. The crew from Engine 95 performed a door pop to provide … [Read more...]


Working Structure Fire – Painter

On June 10, 2016 at 09:35 hours, Stations 12 (Painter) 13 (Community), 11 (Wachapreague), 10 (Melfa) and 9 (Onancock) were dispatched for a working garage fire at 13164 Robin Lane in Painter. Units arrived to find a detached garage well involved. Assistant Chief 12 (Kriner) had … [Read more...]


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...]


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...]


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...]

Parksley Tanker 7-7

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...]

Driver's side view

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...]