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Fire and rescue calls for Aug. 18

Tuesday, Aug. 9 7:42 p.m. — Black Locust Lane, Sperryville, public service, companies 1 and 7 7:55 p.m. — Water Street, Sperryville, public service, companies 1 and 7 Wednesday, Aug. 10 9:00 a.m. — Castleton Ford Road, Castleton, injury, companies…
Fire and rescue calls for Aug. 11

Tuesday, Aug. 2 8:02 p.m. — Dodson Road, Amissville, seizure, companies 1, 3 and 5 Wednesday, Aug. 3 3:21 a.m. — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9 7:51 a.m. — Rock Mills Road, Woodville, stroke, companies 1 and 7 1:39…
Fire and rescue calls for Aug. 4

Tuesday, July 26 10:28 a.m. — Davidson Lane, Amissville, general illness, companies 1, 3 and 4 4:57 p.m. — Lee Highway, Sperryville, chest pain, companies 1, 3, 4 and 7 Wednesday, July 27 7:04 p.m. — Warren County, mutual aid,…
Man down

Medics attend to motorcyclist Wayne L. Katz, 48, of Harrisonburg, at midday Saturday before he was flown to U.Va. Medical Center with a broken leg and unknown other injuries, after his motorcycle collided with a SUV on 211.
Motorcycle speeders sentenced

Three northern Virginia men on motorcycles pleaded guilty to reckless driving by speed and were sentenced in District Court and alcohol-related cases top the July 12th docket.
Fellow volunteers start fundraiser for Jenkins

The Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department has begun a fundraising effort for one of its own, Gary Jenkins Jr., a 19-year-old volunteer who sustained serious injuries when his truck skidded off the road as he responded to a late-night…
Emergency responder injured in crash

One of the county’s young first responders was injured Tuesday night as the truck he was driving, responding to a call for the Washington Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department, left the road and slid into the woods on Hunters Road.
VSP investigating fatal Warren County crash

Virginia State Police Trooper B.S.B. Williams is investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash in Warren County, according to a VSP spokesperson. The crash occurred at 7:47 a.m. Saturday (June 4) on U.S. 522 at Route 1050. A tractor-trailer was traveling on 522 and…
Search continues for missing 80-year-old Sperryville man

About a hundred law enforcement and search-and-rescue personnel continued Monday to scour the rocky, heavily wooded slopes leading up to Oventop Mountain in Sperryville, where an 80-year-old resident who hasn't been heard from since Tuesday is believed to have gone…
Wakeup call: The volunteer system is aging

The current county volunteer fire and rescue system may be in peril. There is serious concern among local authorities that the increasingly rigorous training demands from the state, coupled with an aging fire and rescue volunteer population, are challenging the…