Fire and Rescue

Fire and rescue calls for Dec. 6

Saturday, Dec. 1: 10:03 a.m — Harris Hollow Road, Washington, public servicer, company 1; 1:00 p.m — Sperryville Pike, Woodville, cardiac emergency, companies 1 and 7; 1:34 p.m. — Lee Highway, Amissville, public service, company 3; 7:31 p.m. — Fodderstack Road, Washington, public service, company 1. […]

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County emergency coordinator a perfect fit for Rappahannock County

Kevin Williams knows the county like the back of his hand, and that’s a good thing when you are wearing the hats of Emergency Services and Emergency Management Coordinator, he assumed both positions in May and anybody since then who has stepped outdoors in knows how bizarre the weather has been. […]

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Does county lack sufficient oversight of fire and rescue expenditures?

Concerned about fiscal oversight of seven taxpayer funded volunteer fire and rescue companies in Rappahannock County, a Board of Zoning Appeals member has called on the county government to “reconfigure” the Rappahannock County Fire Levy Board with citizens unaffiliated with fire houses. […]

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Fire and rescue calls for Aug. 30

Saturday, Aug. 25: 5:01 a.m. — Resettlement Road, Huntly, seizure, companies 1, 3, 4 and 9; 10:41 a.m. — Zachary Taylor Highway, Flint Hill, injury, companies 1, 4 and 9; 4:49 p.m. — Chester Gap Road, Chester Gap, general illness, companies 1 and 9. […]

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Fire and rescue calls for Aug. 23

Friday, Aug. 17: 2:15 a.m. — Jackson Lane, Boston, public service, company 5; 11:58 a.m. — Firehouse Lane, Washington, injury, company 1; 8:21 p.m. — Lee Highway, Amissville, unresponsive person, company 3; 8:26 p.m. — Chester Gap Road, Chester Gap, brush fire, companies 1, 4 and 9. […]

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Fire and rescue calls for Aug. 9

Saturday, Aug. 4: 7:31 p.m. — Slate Mills Road, Sperryville, Sperryville, gas leak, companies 1, 2, 5 and 7; 9:20 p.m. — Castleton View Road, Castleton, smell of smoke, companies 2, 3 and 5; 10:21 p.m. — Hilltop Lane, Washington, public service, company 1. […]

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Through her commitment, young EMS captain aims for change

Calls come in unexpectedly and someone always needs to be at the ready — for anything. The not knowing used to be the hardest part about the job for volunteer Angelica Vittitow, the 25-year-old captain of Chester Gap’s emergency medical service (EMS). The greater challenge for her now, perhaps, is finding a way to make a job she does out of devotion to her community into a career. […]