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Thu. Dec 18th 2014
Units participate in annual Christmas Parade

Units from Fire Companies 1, 2, 4, 5 and Powhatan Volunteer Rescue Squad participated in Powhatan's annual Christmas Para...

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Fri. Mar 22nd 2013
Field fire 1600 Blk Reams Road

A little after 6 PM today Brush and Tanker 2 responded to a reported field on fire.  Brush 2 arrived and found about a h...

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Wed. Mar 20th 2013
Powhatan County FD and Emergency Mgt participate at Career Day at Powhatan High School

Powhatan County FD and Powhatan Emergency Management spent three hours Wednesday at Powhatan High School for Career day. ...

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Thu. Dec 18th 2014
Units from Fire Companies 1, 2, 4, 5 and Powhatan Volunteer Rescue Squad participated in Powhatan's annual Christmas Parade on Saturday December 13, 2014. 
Fri. Mar 22nd 2013
A little after 6 PM today Brush and Tanker 2 responded to a reported field on fire.  Brush 2 arrived and found about a half acre field with a slow moving fire.  Brush 2 made quick work of the fire.  The fire started from the landowner burning a pile of debris and it spread to the fiel...
Wed. Mar 20th 2013
Powhatan County FD and Powhatan Emergency Management spent three hours Wednesday at Powhatan High School for Career day.  The fire dept used the opportunity to explain the career side of the fire service and also how they could join the Powhatan County Volunteer Fire Department.  ...
Mon. Mar 18th 2013
Shortly after 1 pm the automatic aid box was struck for a reported double wide trailer on fire.  Engine 2 arrived to find heavy fire showing from one end of the dwelling.  A 1 3/4 hand line was run and advanced into the dwelling to darken down the fire.  Amelia Engine 4 set ...
Fri. Mar 8th 2013
Volunteer firefighters were still cleaning up rigs, equipment, and resting up from running over 100 calls during the snow storm on Wednesday when Friday became a busy day.  Just before 6 am a caller reported a possible house fire at the end of Bradbury Road, they could see flames through the wo...
Wed. Mar 6th 2013
With the forecasting of snow storm Saturn to hit Powhatan County Volunteer Firefighters staffed their firehouse not knowing if we would get a lot or a little snow.  The snow fell wet and heavy giving the village area 8 inches of snow by about 4 PM and bringing down a lot of trees, power li...
Sun. Mar 3rd 2013
Around 9:30 PM the automatic aid box was transmitted for a building fire in the 300 Blk of Antler Pond Rd in Powhatan County.  Engine 2 arrived to find a Kwanzaa Hut style building being used as an appliance repair business well off and a small wood fire taking off.  Engine 1 reversed out ...
Sun. Feb 24th 2013
Sunday February 24th the Firefighter 2 class conducted their live burn at the Goochland Fire Training Academy.  23 students attended the live burn. 
Wed. Feb 13th 2013
23 Powhatan County Fire Officers attended an all day officer class hosted by Powhatan County Fire Department.  The class fire ground tactics and strategy, budgets, social media expectations, paper work for injuries, wrecks and exposures, fire reporting, a case study of a fire apparatus cra...
Wed. Feb 13th 2013
In the middle of the night Engines 5, 3, Res2cue, and an ambulance responded to the extrication Box in the 5600 Blk of Anderson Hwy.  Engine 5 arrived to find a pickup into a tree with one person out and one person pinned.  A hose line was stretched for fire protection, and the vehicle sta...
Fri. Feb 8th 2013
Around 9 am Engines 1, 2, and Rescue 2 responded to the 1600 Blk of Rocky Ford Road for a car over turned and a person still in the vehicle.  Engine 1 arrived and used rope to stabilize the vehicle along with some cribbing and found one person in the car.  The person was uninjured and afte...
Sun. Feb 3rd 2013
Engines 1, 5, and Tanker 1 responded to a chimney fire in the 4400 Block of Spoonbill Drive.  Engine 1 arrived to find smoke pushing from the chimney.  The volunteers checked the house to make sure the fire had not extended to the walls, laddered the roof to the chimney, laid dow...
Sat. Feb 2nd 2013
Saturday afternoon the extrication box was transmitted for Engines 1, 3, Rescue 2 and an ambulance for a pickup into a tree on Worsham Road.  Engine 1 arrived to find a pickup slid sideways into a tree with one person still in the vehicle.  Volunteer Firefighters quickl...
Tue. Jan 22nd 2013
Sunday afternoon just after noon Engine 1, Rescue 2, an ambulance the PD were dispatched to a vehicle accident over turned with 4 people reported trapped.  Engine 1 arrived to find a two vehicle accident with one on its roof and one person still inside.  The vehicle was stabilize...
Fri. Jan 18th 2013
Last nights snow storm started about 5 pm and shortly after that the calls started.  Between 5 pm Thursday night and 10 am Friday morning the volunteer firefighters responded to 61 calls.  Mostly trees down, wires down, vehicle accidents and other similar calls.  No major damage or in...
Thu. Jan 3rd 2013
January 2nd just after 1 am the Box was transmitted for the reported house fire in the 1800 Blk of Countytown Road.  Engine 4 arrived to find heavy fire showing from the gable end of a Cape Cod style dwelling.  Firefighters quickly ran a 1 3/4 in the front door after they forced entry wher...
Thu. Jan 3rd 2013
FF-2 class to start in Powhatan Feb 4th.  Email to follow from Penny, the office manager.  If you do not receive an email from her in the next day or two and you are interested contact the fire office at 598-5646 for information.
Fri. Dec 28th 2012
The Firefighter 1 test results are back.  Please contact Assistant Chief Schoeffel or the Fire Admin. office for your results.  Great Job buy the students and all the instructors.  Hats off to you!  K
Thu. Dec 27th 2012
Just after noon the mutual aid box was requested for Tankers 2, and Engine's 2 & 1 to respond to Amelia County  on the building fire off of Old Chula.  Companies found a working building fire and assisted Amelia with hauling water, and firefighters.  Powhatan companies t...
Sat. Dec 22nd 2012
Saturday morning at 3:22 am the box was transmitted for a chimney fire with smoke in the house in the 1700 Blk of Jeter Road.  Engine 1 arrived to find a cape cod style house with fire running the exterior wall on side B and the owner using his garden hose trying to extinguish the fir...
Mon. Dec 3rd 2012
Just after 1 am this morning the mutual aid Box was transmitted for Tanker 4 and Engine 1 for the house fire in Goochland off of Sheppard Town Road.  Tanker 4 dumped a load or two of water and then transferred to Goochland Company 2 to fill their Engine House.  Engine 1 supplied ...
Sat. Dec 1st 2012
A reported brush fire with a small horse barn on fire sent Brush 3, Brush 5, Tanker 5, and Cumberland's Brush and Tanker to Cook Road.  Brush 3 arrived to find a slow moving grass fire in a pasture, fire starting to get into the woods, and the exterior of a small horse ...
Thu. Nov 29th 2012
Just after 10 PM the automatic aid box was struck for a reported house fire on Hancroft Road, sending Engines 4, 2, Chesterfield Engine 4, Tankers 4, 2, 1, Rescue 2, and an ambulance to work.  Powhatan Engine 4 arrived and found a two story dwelling with a one story addition.  The add...
Sat. Nov 10th 2012
A motorcycle accident on Rt 522 on Saturday sent Engine Companies 1 and 4 and an ambulance into action.  The crash resulted in both the driver and passenger being airlifted to the hospital.  Med-Flight and Life EVAC where the two helicopters that flew the patients out.
Thu. Nov 1st 2012
A new dry hydrant has been installed as a requirement for developing Walnut Creek Sub-division.   The access road for the dry hydrant is off of Haleford Dr. and is 400' long.  Make sure if your the fill site Engine Company to layout going into the dry hydrant and fill the tankers...
Tue. Oct 30th 2012
A big Thank You to Altria Employee Community Fund for awarding Powhatan County Fire Dept. a $15,000 grant to purchase three new self contained breathing apparatus.  The new breathing apparatus will allow us to have additional breathing apparatus to use for training allowing use to keep a suffic...
Thu. Oct 25th 2012
Engines 2, 1, Rescue 2 and ambulances took in the extrication box on Petersburg Road.   The vehicles crashed head on resulting with one vehicle requiring a door pop and the other required both doors to be removed and the dash blown.  One of the patients was flown by helicopt...
Mon. Oct 15th 2012
A crew from Engine Company 1 won the fire engine pull at the Methodist Church Community Day.  Engine 1 was pulled about 100' by a team of 9 members.   The Church team pulled the rig the distance in 1 minuet and 5 seconds.  The crew from # 1 pulled the rig the distance i...
Mon. Oct 1st 2012
October 1st at 08:59 hours the Box was struck for a reported house fire in the 4700 of Old Buckingham.  District Chief 1 arrived and reported the fire was in the 4600 Blk of Old Buckingham Road, single story dwelling, fully involved with fire out every window, door, and the roof gone....
Fri. Sep 14th 2012
Friday around 3 in the afternoon the Box was struck for a reported house fire in the 3800 Blk of Howell Road.  When firefighters arrived they found the kitchen and living room well off and fire coming through the roof.  Firefighters quickly ran a 1 3/4 line and had the fire darkened down i...
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