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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.
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.
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.”
Fire and rescue calls for Feb. 16

Tuesday, Feb. 7: 4:28 p.m. — Piedmont Avenue, Washington, general illness, companies 1, 4 and 7; 6:21 p.m. — Viewtown Road, Amissville, brush fire, companies 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
Fire and rescue calls for Feb. 9

Monday, Jan. 30 — 11:52 a.m. — Rudasill Mill Road, Woodville, difficulty breathing, companies 1 and 7, and 1:59 p.m. — Slate Mills Road, Sperryville, motor vehicle accident, companies 1, 2 and 7.
Fire and rescue calls for Jan. 12

Sunday, Jan. 1: 8:00 a.m. — Rock Mills Road, Woodville, difficulty breathing, company 1. 11:55 a.m. — Chester Gap Road, Chester Gap, medical alarm, company 9. 6:38 p.m. — Hume Road, Huntly, brush fire, company 9.
Fire and rescue calls for Jan. 5

Monday, Dec. 19: 10:42 a.m. — Main Street, Sperryville, brush fire, companies 1 and 2. 2:50 p.m. — Laurel Mills Road, Castleton, fire alarm, companies 3 and 5.
Fire and rescue calls for Dec. 22

Wednesday, Dec. 1: 12.23 a.m. — Tiger Valley Road, Washington, general illness, companies 1, 4 and 7; 5:07 p.m. — Lee Highway, Washington, fire alarm, companies 1, 2 and 7.
Fire and rescue calls for Dec. 15

Monday, Dec. 5 — 7:25 a.m. — Bryans Road, Sperryville, general illness, companies 1, 3, 4 and 7. —— 9:55 a.m. — Pine Drive, Amissville, general illness, companies 3 and 4.