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Merchants Urged to Take Precautions During Holiday Season

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Nov. 24, 2017 is Black Friday,  the official kick-off of the Christmas Holiday shopping season. Many people will be out before dawn attempting to get the latest and greatest gifts at bargain prices. As this date draws near, merchants are stocking their warehouses and stores with large quantities of merchandise for an anticipated busy shopping period. Prince …

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Stonington Lane Fire Incident

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 7:00 a. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to an apartment fire located in the 10500 block of Stonington Lane in Manassas. Upon arrival, fire and rescue crews observed smoke showing on the side of the apartment. As firefighters made entry, they discovered a kitchen fire and initiated attack on the …

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Turkey Frying – Delicious But Dangerous

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Thanksgiving is just around the corner, a time when family and friends come together to celebrate all it has to offer including a home cooked meal. Cooking fires is the number one cause of home fires and injuries in the U.S., with Thanksgiving being the peak day for cooking fires. On Thanksgiving Day, more than any …

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Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD responds to Warehouse Fire

Provided by Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD 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 …

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Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday, Nov. 5

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, Nov. 5. As you turn your clocks back, the Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue (pwcgov.org/fire) would like to remind residents to change the battery in their smoke alarms. When properly installed and maintained, working smoke alarms save lives and protect against injury and loss due to fire. You double …

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New Fire & Rescue Station 26 Holds Open House

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10:00 a. m. – 2:00 p. m., the Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue’s newly constructed station, Station 26, will hold an Open House. The station is located at 5026 Davis Ford Road in Woodbridge; just around the corner from the Government Center on Prince William Parkway. We welcome the …

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Hemlock Ridge Court Fire Incident

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Thursday, Oct. 19 at 5:56 p. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire in a single family home located in the 6300 block of Hemlock Ridge Court in Woodbridge. Upon arrival, fire and rescue crews observed a garage fully engulfed in flames with extension into the home; a second alarm was requested. …

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Keara Court Fire Incident

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Thursday, Oct. 19 at 10:24 a. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to an apartment fire at Woodburn Apartments, located in the 7800 block of Keara Court in Manassas. Upon arrival, firefighters observed smoke and fire showing from the side of an apartment that had extended into the home. Upon entry, firefighters discovered an activated sprinkler …

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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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