Fire and Rescue

Life saving grant

The Northern Piedmont Community Foundation has presented the Sperryville Volunteer Rescue Squad with a $1,500 grant to purchase an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED). […]

Fire and Rescue

Fire and rescue calls for June 8

Tuesday, May 30 9:21 a.m. — Porter Street, Washington, general illness, companies 1, 4 and 7 4:15 p.m. — Lee Highway, Washington, difficulty breathing, companies 1 and 7 5:08 p.m. — Oaklands Lane, Flint Hill, […]

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Fire and rescue calls for May 25

Friday, May 19: 10:04 a.m — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9; 11:26 a.m — Sperryville Pike, Sperryville, seizure, companies 1 and 7; 3:14 p.m. — Richmond Road, Amissville, 911 open line, company 5. […]

Fire and Rescue

Honoring our firefighters

The Rappahannock County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association held its annual awards banquet on Saturday evening at the Chester Gap fire station. Members of the county’s seven volunteer fire and rescue companies were in attendance. […]

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Richie Burke stuns county by resigning

Months of upheaval in the county government worsened Tuesday night when Richie Burke — the county’s “workhorse” who performs as building official, emergency services and emergency 911 coordinator — submitted his resignation effective June 1. […]

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Sperryville firemen get a boost

The Sperryville Volunteer Fire Department is among 17 nonprofits in Rappahannock, Culpeper and Fauquier counties benefitting from the Northern Piedmont Community Foundation’s (NPCF) new Community Assistance Grant Program. […]


The Rapp for March 9

PEC’s resources for farmland seekers and landowners; the Artisan Trail’s doors are open this Saturday; this Friday at the Library, a former NASA scientist speaks on “How to Age Better and Other Space Stories.” […]