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Groundbreaking for New Fire Station to Replace Older Facility

Provided by Prince William County There will soon be a new, old, fire station in the county. A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Coles District Fire Station, which will replace the current fire station, was recently held at the site, 13712 Dumfries Road. The new 21,400-square-foot station will house an engine, heavy rescue, a tanker, a basic life support ambulance, …

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Nuttall Place Fire Incident

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Thursday, August 3rd at 9:53 a. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a townhouse fire located in the 16800 block of Nuttall Oak Place in Dumfries. Upon arrival, fire and rescue crews observed fire on the third floor balcony of the townhome. Firefighters initiated suppression operations and quickly extinguished the fire preventing further extension. …

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Board Approves Restructuring of Fire and Rescue System

Provided by Prince William County The Prince William Board of County Supervisors voted unanimously to adopt a new ordinance to restructure the Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue Service. The new structure includes a system chief, an executive committee, and a budget advisory and financial planning committee. The Board’s decision came after the Fire and Rescue Reform Steering …

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Recent Fires in Prince William County

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Saturday, July 29th at 12:38 a. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to an apartment fire at the Melrose Apartments located in the 18100 block of Purvis Drive in Triangle. Upon arrival, fire and rescue crews observed fire in one of the multifamily duplex units in which one was occupied and the other vacant. Firefighters …

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Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD responds to House Fire.

Walnut Street Woodbridge

Provided by Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Firefighters responded to the report of a house fire at 1501 Walnut Street in Woodbridge.  Crews arrived within minutes and reported heavy smoke and flames on arrival. Upon entering the building, fire crews encountered fire engulfing the first floor. The fire was under control in approximately 20 minutes. The blaze is under investigation by …

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Additional Charges in Malicious Wounding – House Fire

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Thursday, July 27th at 4:24 p. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire in a single family home located in the 1300 block of East Longview Drive in Woodbridge. Upon arrival, firefighters encountered police officers on scene attending to a woman suffering from stab wounds while additional officers tended to the …

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Fire and Rescue Recruit School Graduation Class 2017-1

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Friday, July 28th at 10:00 a. m., the Department of Fire and Rescue held its graduation ceremony for Recruit Class 2017-1 at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas. Battalion Chief Chris Granger presided over the ceremony. Class 2017-1 consisted of 25 Fire and Rescue Technicians who successfully completed 26 weeks of rigorous academic and …

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New Structure for Fire and Rescue System Proposed

Provided by Prince William County The County Executive and volunteer and career chiefs of the Prince William Fire and Rescue System presented to the Board of County Supervisors their proposal for restructuring the Prince William County Fire and Rescue System. In January 2016, the board directed the County Executive to work with the Fire and Rescue Association to determine whether …

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Recent Fires in Prince William

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Friday, July 21st at 7:03 p. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to an apartment fire at the Regency Apartment Homes complex located in the 9900 block of Shallow Creek Loop in Bristow. Upon entry, fire and rescue units discovered a fire had occurred in the kitchen of a second floor apartment. The fire …

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Recent Fires in Prince William County

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Tuesday, July 18 at 11:51 p. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to an apartment fire located in the 11200 block of Lady Jane Loop in Manassas. Upon arrival firefighters observed fire on the rear balcony of an apartment within the multi-family complex. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire with no extension. No injuries reported. According to …

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