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Chester Gap column for Sept. 15

Chris Ubben is back and would like to catch everyone up on the goings on in Chester Gap, including this Saturday's fire department open house.
Grateful to one and all

On Sept. 8, I had a very serious accident on Keyser Run Road near where I live. The volunteers from the Washington Fire and Rescue were there quickly and took control of the situation.
Fire and rescue calls for Sept. 22

Tuesday, Sept. 13 10:59 a.m. — Mason Mountain Lane, Woodville, fire alarm, companies 1, 2 and 5 2:37 p.m. — Culpeper County, mutual aid, company 5 Wednesday, Sept. 14 12:21 a.m. — Grindstone Road, Boston, diabetic emergency, companies 1, 3,…
Fire and rescue calls for Sept. 15

Tuesday, Aug. 30 9:28 a.m. — Aaron Mountain Road, Castleton, unconscious , companies 1, 3 and 5 11:34 a.m. — Pine Drive, Amissville, public service, companies 3 and 4.
Shop Like a Lion

Larry Grove, president of the Rappahannock County Lions Club, and Jim Blubaugh, chairman of the Lions Club Foundation, attended the Rappahannock Fire Association meeting last week to distribute $400 checks collected from the Shop-Like-a-Lion Amazon program.  For every dollar spent…
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…
Attracting, and appreciating, volunteers

At a community meeting held at the Sperryville fire hall Sunday by the village’s volunteer fire and rescue companies discuss and contribute ideas for attracting more volunteers to serve with the companies.
Washington column for Aug. 4

Friends and family of Washington Volunteer Fire & Rescue member Gary Jenkins Jr., injured in a crash while responding to a call several weeks ago, report that he is improving every day.
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,…
Sperryville column for July 28

This Sunday at 1 p.m., the Sperryville Volunteer Rescue and Sperryville Volunteer Fire companies invite you to a joint community meeting to discuss the need for additional volunteers, and for our ideas and overall help.