Breaking News
Home » Safe and Secure » Fire & Rescue

Fire & Rescue

Take Precautions in Extreme Heat

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue It’s that time of the year when the forecast is predicting hot and humid weather; just one of the many signs summer has arrived. As periods of high temperatures continue, individuals should heed weather warnings to avoid becoming a victim of hyperthermia, a heat-related illness referred to as heat stroke. Hyperthermia occurs when …

Read More »

City of Manassas Fire & Rescue Responder of the Year

Provided by City of Manassas On June 21, the Manassas Rotary Club honored Firefighter/EMT Brad Fairbanks as the City of Manassas Fire & Rescue Department’s Responder of the Year.  Fairbanks started his career with the City in 2012. He was part of the second Recruit School sworn in at the City of Manassas.  He has been involved with many complex incidents …

Read More »

Pope Street Fire Incident

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Thursday, June 8th at 12:45 a. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a townhouse fire located in the 10900 block of Pope Street in Manassas. Upon arrival, fire and rescue crews observed a mid-row townhouse with heavy fire to the rear quickly spreading to adjoining townhomes. During interior operations, conditions …

Read More »

June Is National Fireworks Safety Month

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Although the first holiday of the summer has come and gone, the excitement and anticipation of all the wonderful festivities yet to happen remains; part of that excitement is fireworks. Annually, healthcare practitioners and public safety officials warn consumers about the dangers of fireworks that can result in injury, death and destruction of …

Read More »

Fire on Poe Drive

Provided by City of Manassas On Sunday May 21, at approximately 12:15 a. m., the City Of Manassas Fire and Rescue Department along with units from Manassas Park and Prince William County Department of Fire & Rescue responded to the 10300 block of Poe Drive for a two-alarm structure fire. The home was occupied by three adults at the time. …

Read More »

EMS Week May 21 – 27

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue National Emergency Medical Services Week (EMS Week) is May 21 – 27 . This year’s theme is EMS Strong – Always in Service, recognizing more than 840,000 honorable men and women in the EMS profession who serve our communities nationwide. EMS Week, as defined by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), is an …

Read More »

Flood Safety Awareness – Are You Prepared Should Flooding Occur in Your Area?

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting heavy rain over the next few days. Periodically, rainfall may become extremely heavy causing streams and rivers to overflow; flooding streets, communities and other low line areas. According to the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), flooding is one of the major threats facing Virginia annually. …

Read More »

Fire and Rescue Graduation Ceremony – Recruit Class 2016-3

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Friday, May 5th at 10:00 a. m., the Department of Fire and Rescue held its graduation ceremony for Recruit Class 2016-3 at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas. Battalion Chief Chris Granger presided over the ceremony. Class 2016-3 consisted of 24 Fire and Rescue Technicians who successfully completed 28 weeks of …

Read More »

Fire on Nash Drive

Provided by City of Manassas On Thursday, May 5, City of Manassas Fire & Rescue units were called to a two alarm fire in the 9300 block of Nash Drive in the Sumner Lake area of Manassas. Upon arrival, the single family home was fully engulfed. The Red Cross is assisting seven family members. One firefighter was transported to the hospital …

Read More »