Spotsylvania Volunteer Fire Department

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Dr. David Griffin Presentation "In Honor of The Charleston 9: A Study of Change Following Tragedy"

Admin Sue Carter, September 01

On June 18, 2007, nine firefighters perished in a warehouse fire in Charleston, SC. What was initially dispatched as a trash fire escalated into one of the most scrutinized events in National Fire Service history. David had the unfortunate experience of being the engineer on the first due engine that day. As he operated on the fire ground, he witnessed things that he will never forget.

This seminar ... (Full Story & Photos)

Car Fire on I-95

Admin Sue Carter, August 24

On Sunday August 24, units were dispatched to a car fire on interstate 95 northbound near the thornburg exit , when units arrived on the scene they reported one vehicle with fire showing in the engine compartment. Crews quickly deployed the handline and began attacking the fire. The fire was contained mainly to the engine compartment and crews were able to clear the interstate quickly.... (Full Story & Photos)

Rearend Collision Slows Southbound Traffic I-95

Admin Sue Carter, August 23

On Saturday Aug 23 units were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident near the on ramp to I-95. When units arrived on the scene they reported a two vehicle rear end collision with one patient still inside one vehicle. When units investigated they advised one patient with altered level of consiousness after being hit by the air bag. The patient was packaged and transported to Mary Washington Hospital ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rainy Night Makes Spotsylvania Roads Dangerous

Assistant Chief Jason Carter, August 20

A summer rain made for challenging driving conditions . Units were dispatched to several major motor vehicle accidents in the evening hours as a heavy rain storm moved thru the area. The most serious being an overturned vehicle on Mayre rd near Partlow. Units were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on Mayre rd with possible entrapment. When units arrived on the scene they reported one vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)

Spotsylvania Volunteer Fire Department Partners With Sheriff's Office For National Night Out

Assistant Chief Jason Carter, August 05

As in years past Spotsylvania Volunteer Fire Department has assisted Spotsylvania County Sheriffs Office with National Night Out. This free event provides families with food and fun activities at no cost. This year Spotsylvania Volunteer Fire Department as well as members of the Spotsylvania Volunteer Fire Department Auxilliary handed out free fire safety information, tours of the fire safety house, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Spotsylvania Graduates New Firemen

Admin Sue Carter, July 25

On Friday July 25, Several members of Spotsylvania Volunteer Fire Department , Spotsylvania Volunteer Rescue Squad , And Chancellor Volunteer Fire Department participated in comencement ceremonies for Fire I , Fire II , as well as EMT and Paramedic classes. This ceremony is a celebration of months of hard work and studying to complete and accomplish certification in these areas. We would like to congradulate ... (Full Story & Photos)

Chief Thomas W. Oesterheld

Admin Sue Carter, July 21

Thomas W. Oesterheld

Born on 11/07/1938

Departed on 07/19/2014

Resided in Spotsylvania, Virginia

Thomas W. Oesterheld, 75, faithful husband, loving father, longtime Fire Chief and loyal friend passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014 at his home. Mr. Oesterheld was a native of Spotsylvania and a graduate of Spotsylvania High School. He retired from VDOT in 1992 after 37 years as an inspector. ... (Full Story & Photos)

SVFD Mourns the loss of Chief Oesterheld

Admin Sue Carter, July 19

It is with heavy hearts we have to inform you we have lost Chief Thomas Oesterheld. Chief you will be greatly missed by all. Thanks for all your service to the citizens of Spotsylvania County. Please send you prayers the the Chiefs family in their time of need.... (Full Story & Photos)


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