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Community Celebrates Opening of County’s Newest Fire Station

Provided by Prince William County Prince William County’s newest fire station sets the standard for fire and rescue stations in the county, according to Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart, who spoke during a ribbon cutting ceremony for the 17,960-square-foot station at 5026 Davis Ford Road. “This station is a symbol of the great work and the dedication of …

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Mercury Drive Fire Incident

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 1:10 a. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire in a single family home located in the 11400 block of Mercury Drive in Manassas. Upon entry, fire and rescue crews discovered a fire in a bedroom. Firefighters immediately extinguished the fire with no further extension. The occupant …

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – Fire & Rescue Station 26

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Monday, Oct. 16 at 2:00 p. m., Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue will hold a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for its newest addition, Station 26, 5026 Davis Ford Road in Woodbridge. The 18,000 square foot facility will house 27 fire and rescue personnel, an engine and an Advanced Life Support medic unit. The …

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Roundtree Drive Fire Incident

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Saturday, Oct. 7 at 6:48 p. m., fire and rescue crews were dispatched to a structure fire in a single family home located in the 5600 block of Roundtree Drive in Dale City. Upon arrival, fire and rescue units discovered a deck fire that had been extinguished. Firefighters were informed that a neighbor observed a fire …

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Every Kid Has a Hero

And a Dream. OWL VFD wants you to know, your community needs you.  Operational and Administrative opportunities are available, for volunteers of all backgrounds and skill sets.  Visit www.owlvfd.org or call 703-675-9933 today.

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“Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!”

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue October is National Fire Prevention Month. The kickoff for the event begins Oct. 8 – 14 during National Fire Prevention Week. This year’s theme “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!” urges the public to create a home fire escape plan and practice it frequently using different ways out of the home. Prince William County Department …

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Eight Year Old Makes the Right Call to Help Mom

Provided by Prince William County Angelina Testa kept her cool when she had to call 911 for help when her mother had a seizure last September. Angelina was only eight years old when she made the call. She is nine now. The Prince William County Office of Public Safety Communications recently recognized Angelina as part of the “Make the Right …

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Safety Measures for Halloween Haunted Houses and Carnivals

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Halloween season is a fun time of the year, yet it is a time when life-safety issues surrounding the public become a concern. We take this opportunity to remind all non-profit organizations, merchants, and school personnel of their responsibility to ensure the safety of their patrons during operation of these activities and events. Over the years, …

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Two-Alarm Fire on McRea Court

Provided by City of Manassas At 2:57 a. m., City of Manassas Fire and Rescue units responded to a two-alarm fire in the 9000 block of McRae Court. Upon arrival, units saw fire showing from a middle unit to the rear of the house. In total, fire damaged three town homes. Fourteen adults and five children have been displaced. Currently, …

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