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Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD responds to Warehouse Fire

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Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Firefighters responded to the report of a warehouse fire at 15010 Farm Creek Drive in Woodbridge.  Crews arrived within minutes and reported no fire or smoke showing from outside, however, the caller reported seeing the fire from monitoring cameras.

Crews forcibly entered through a front door and found a light haze. Fire was found in a sawdust pile under a containment unit. The fire was knocked down in less than 10 minutes.  An additional sweep of the building was conducted. The fire was contained to the sawdust pile.  The blaze is under investigation by the Prince William County Fire Marshal’s Office.  Fire and Rescue units from OWL VFD, Dale City VFD, PWCDF&R, and PWCPD responded to the incident.

OWL VFD is one of the largest and busiest volunteer fire departments in the United States with almost 300 members. OWL VFD provides fire suppression, EMS care, and rescue services to 80,000 residents in our 27 square mile area through the operation of three fire stations. OWL volunteer Firefighters and EMTs work the 6 pm to 6 am shift, five days a week, plus 24/7 holidays and weekends.

For more information on OWL VFD, visit owlvfd.org or become a fan on Facebook at facebook.com/owlvfd

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