Spotsylvania Volunteer Fire Department

Attend our Open House the first Wednesday of the month Fire Rescue Station #1 7200 Courthouse Commons Blvd. 7:00 p.m.

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Car Fire Stops Rt 1 Traffic

Battalion Chief Jason Carter, October 11

On Tuesday evening crews were dispatched to a MVA with a possible vehicle on fire. Quickly reports were confirmed a three vehicle front to rear collision with fire in the engine compartment of the middle vehicle. Fire quickly spread to the first vehicle. Crews arrived on the scene and quickly extinguished the fire.... (Full Story & Photos)

Company 8 Helps Celebrate Birthday

Admin Sue Carter ADMIN, September 04

Crew from Company 8 visits a birthday party to help celebrate a birthday.... (Full Story & Photos)

6 Dead From Plane Crash At Shannon Airport

Battalion Chief Jason Carter, August 12

On Friday August 12th units were dispatched to a plane crash at the end of the runway at Shannon Airport. Units arrived on the scene and reported one small plane across the railroad tracks. The plane was on fire with fire spreading in the wood line. crews extinguished the fire and noticed the victims still inside.
Virginia Sate Police confirmed 6 people lost there life in the crash.... (Full Story & Photos)

Welcome Home Army Sgt.Zach Herrick

Battalion Chief Jason Carter, August 06

On Saturday morning August 6th the Spotsylvania Volunteer Fire Department participated in a ceremony to honor a wounded combat veteran with a new home. Sgt. Zach Herrick was wounded when his platoon was ambushed and he was shot in the face. Sgt. Herrick was medically retired and received the purple heart for his injuries. Suntrust mortgage presented him with this home and several community business ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA with Entrapment Harrison Rd

Battalion Chief Jason Carter, July 22

On Friday afternoon units were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on Harrison rd near Nichols rd. Units arrived on the scene and reported one person trapped in a van. Crews worked to extricate the patient while ems crews tended to another person in the second vehicle. Two patients were transported to Mary Washington Hospital for further evaluations.... (Full Story & Photos)

SVFD Places Rescue Engine 1 In Service

Battalion Chief Jason Carter, July 17

On Sunday July 17th SVFD held a housing ceremony for Rescue Engine 1 placing this unit in service.

A housing ceremony and "wet down" is a long standing fire tradition going back to the time of horse drawn fire engines. Traditionally members will wet down the new truck with a retiring truck christening the new rig. The vehicle would the be pushed into the apparatus bay.

Rescue Engine 1 is 2016 Pierce ... (Full Story & Photos)

SVFD Battlion Chief Jason Carter and FREM Battlion Chief Steve Cooper Graduate Ingarual Virginia Chief Officer Accaedmy, July 15

On July 15 Spostylvania county Battalion Chiefs, Jason Carter and Steve Cooper graduated from the inaugural class of the Virginia Chief Officer Academy.

The VFCA Chief Officer Academy is a 6-day on-campus resident program geared towards the first level of chief officers within a department.

The Mission of the class is to build professional relationships and provide high performance leadership and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Join Us To Welcome Home Rescue Engine 1

Admin Sue Carter ADMIN, July 14

Come join us this Sunday at 3pm.... (Full Story & Photos)


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