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Community Invited to Honor Local Superheroes

Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce On March 23 from 2:00-4:30 p. m., the members of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce and event sponsor Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center, together with the police, fire and rescue communities serving Prince William County and the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park, will gather for the 31st Annual Prince William Valor …

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Colton Lane Fire Incident

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Monday, February 20th at 2:30 p. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a townhouse fire located in the 7400 block of Colton Lane in Manassas. Upon arrival, fire and rescue crews observed fire in the rear of the two-story mid-row townhouse. Firefighters quickly suppressed and extinguished the fire. No injuries …

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Whisperwood Court Fire Incident

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Friday, February 17th at 6:53 p. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a townhouse fire located in the 14400 block of Whisperwood Court in Montclair. Upon arrival, fire and rescue crews observed fire on two levels of the mid-row two story townhome with basement. As firefighters initiated attack and extinguishment …

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Elizabeth Dole Foundation Announces Dumfries Residents as 2017 Fellows

Provided by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation The Elizabeth Dole Foundation today announced its 2017 class of Dole Caregiver Fellows – 31 military and veteran caregivers who have been carefully selected from across the country to represent the Foundation including Betsy Eves and Jacqueline Goodrich of Dumfries. As military/veteran caregivers, Eves and Goodrich will represent the state of Virginia from 2017-2019. Leaders …

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Medford Drive Fire Incident

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Monday, February 13th at 5:31 a. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire in a single-family home located in the 2900 block of Medford Drive in Woodbridge. As fire and rescue crews made entry, they encountered smoke emitting from every level of the home including the attic. Firefighters …

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4:00 P. M. Burn Law Goes Into Effect

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Wednesday, February 15th, the Commonwealth’s 4:00 p. m. burn law goes into effect. The law remains in effect until Sunday, April 30th. Approved burning may take place between 4:00 p. m. and 12:00 midnight only. The law prohibits open air burning before the hours of 4:00 p. m. daily if your fire …

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Comstock Votes To More Effectively Help Veterans

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after the House passed the WINGMAN Act, bipartisan veterans legislation of which she was an original cosponsor: “In an effort to enhance our ability to help our veterans, I became an original cosponsor of the WINGMAN Act, legislation that allows our District office staff to directly …

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Recent Fires in Prince William County

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Friday, February 10th at 7:31 p. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire in a single-family home located in the 14300 block of Ferndale Road in Dale City. Upon arrival, fire and rescue crews encountered a detached garage that contained several vehicles and was fully involved. Firefighters initiated …

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National Burn Awareness Week February 5 – 11, 2017

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Although Burn Awareness Week is coming to an end, “Be Burn Aware” by taking the necessary precautions to eliminate and/or reduce burn injuries throughout the year. Anyone can sustain a scald burn but infants, young children, older adults and people with disabilities are at high risk for these types of injuries. Most burn …

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“Best in the World” Prince William County Crossing Guard Receives Award

Provided by Prince William County Prince William County Police Department Crossing Guard Roger Talley has been working the intersection of Darbydale and Eastlawn Avenues for more than 15 years, and he is one of six crossing guards from across the state to be named Outstanding Crossing Guard for 2016-2017 by the Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) Safe Routes to School …

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