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Ramrod Road Fire Incident

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Friday, March 24th at 2:36 a. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire in a single family home located in the 11200 block of Ramrod Road in Woodbridge. Upon arrival, firefighters encountered the home fully involved in flames. As fire and rescue crews initiated defensive and rural water operations …

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City of Manassas Public Safety Recognized for Valor

Provided by City of Manassas At the Prince William Chamber of Commerce Valor Awards, 13 City of Manassas Police and Fire and Rescue personnel were recognized for Valor.  Master Detective Christopher Daniels was recognized with both the Investigative Merit Award and the Merit Award for Valor for two separate incidents.  In one incident, through the use of a DNA match, …

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Prince William Valor Award Recipients 2017

Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce From the Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Fire Department: Carlyle Smith On March 16, 2016 at about 3:00 in the morning, units from O-W-L, Dale City Volunteer Fire and Rescue, and the Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue were dispatched to a three-story townhome fire. When they arrived, damage was already extending into the …

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Military Service Academy Night: May 10

Provided by Prince William County Schools Congressman Gerry Connolly will partner with PWCS to host Military Service Academy Night at Gar-Field High School on Wednesday, May 10, from 7:00–9:00 p. m. for area students interested in attending one of the Service Academies. Students may also attend to learn about scholarships from the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). The program will …

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55th Annual National Poison Prevention Week March 19-25

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue It’s National Poison Prevention Week (NPPW)(March 19th -25th). The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) are uniting with the nation’s 55 poison control centers to celebrate the 55th Annual National Poison Prevention Week to raise awareness about poisonings in the U.S. while highlighting specific ways in which to prevent it. Poisonings can …

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Law Enforcement Career Fair April 5 at NOVA-Manassas

Provided by Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) The Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will hold a Law Enforcement Career Fair on April 5 from 10:00 a. m. to 2:00 p. m. Job seekers can get information about career opportunities with federal agencies, state and municipal police departments, county agencies, military, private companies, and educational institutions. The free event …

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Bluegrass Court Fire Incident

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Thursday, March 16th at 6:26 p.m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire in a one story single-family home located in the 11900 block of Bluegrass Court in Nokesville. Upon arrival, fire and rescue crews observed smoke showing from the front of the home. As firefighters made entry, they …

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Virtual Kidnapping Scam

Provided by Prince William County Police Department The telephone scam known as “Virtual Kidnapping” is going around again, and it has moved to the use of social media as well. This means scammers will try to contact you via social media and attempt to convince you that your family member has been kidnapped. This same scam has been done in …

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Braddock Road Fire Incident

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Wednesday, March 15th at 8:55 p. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a townhouse fire located in the 3400 block of Braddock Road in Woodbridge. Upon arrival, firefighters encountered heave fire in the basement that had extended to the second and third floor of the home. Firefighters initiated fire attack …

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Flood Safety Awareness – Are You Prepared for a Flood?

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue March is National Flood Safety Awareness Month. As the weather becomes warmer, we can expect rainfall as a part of the change in seasons. Periodically, rainfall may become extremely heavy, causing streams and rivers to overflow, flooding streets, communities and other low lying areas. According to the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), …

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