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Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD Responds to Townhouse Fire

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Provided by Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton Volunteer Fire Department (OWL VFD) Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Firefighters responded to the report of a townhouse fire in Woodbridge. Units arrived on scene at 1932 Pohick Creek Court to find the homeowner fighting a kitchen fire with a garden hose. Crews took over fire fighting, ensured there was no remaining hazard and that the fire was …

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Attic Fire in Woodbridge Home Overnight

Provided by Occoquan-Woodbridge Lorton Volunteer Fire Department (OWL VFD) Firefighters responded to the report of a house fire at 1422 Horner Road in Woodbridge.  Crews arrived within minutes and reported fire in the attic of the house.  The fire was extinguished within minutes. The Prince William County Fire Marshal’s Office has determined the fire was caused by faulty wiring.  The Red Cross …

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OWL VFD Helps Replace Smoke Detector Batteries

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Provided by Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Fire Department (OWL VFD) O.W.L. V.F.D members visited more than 55 homes this weekend in the River Ridge community to test smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and change batteries. Residents were ready with new batteries in hand and open doors to welcome the fire fighters. Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Fire Department reminds residents that one easy step can …

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Daylight Saving Time Ends Nov. 4

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Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, Nov. 4. 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 …

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Halloween Safety Tips

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Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue The Prince William Department of Fire & Rescue presents the following Halloween safety tips. Each year, a number of children are injured or killed on this night of masquerade, treats and fun. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a vehicle and killed on Halloween than on …

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Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 7 -13

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Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 7-13.  This year’s theme is “Look. Listen. Learn. Be Aware. Fire Can Happen Anywhere.” It was created to educate the public about three steps they can take to reduce the likelihood of having a fire and how to escape safely s a fire. The Prince William County Fire & Rescue System, …

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Residential Fire Affects Two Townhomes

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Provided by City of Manassas The City of Manassas Fire and Rescue Department responded to a fire at two townhomes at 4:00 a. m. on Sept. 13 in the 9200 block of Taney Road. Crews arrived on scene to find fire showing through the roof. There were no injuries due to the fire. Red Cross was on scene to help …

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Arrest in Woodside Drive Fire Incident

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Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Friday, Aug. 31 at 5:46 p. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire in a single- family home in the 1500 block of Woodside Drive in Woodbridge. The call originated as a police incident for a suspicious person with a knife. Officers summoned Fire and Rescue when they noticed smoke coming …

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New 24/7 Medic Unit in Manassas

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Provided by City of Manassas The City of Manassas Fire and Rescue Department is putting their second 24-hour medic unit in service at the Manassas Volunteer Fire Company (Station 501). Currently, the Department staffs a 24-hour medic unit at the Greater Manassas Volunteer Rescue Squad. A daytime (7:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m.) medic unit is staffed at the …

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Kitchen Fire in Lake Ridge Townhouse

Provided by Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Fire Department (OWL VFD) Firefighters responded to the report of a townhouse fire at 3190 Harvard Street in Lake Ridge.  Crews arrived within minutes and reported fire in the kitchen of the townhouse house. Crews entered through front door, contained the fire to the kitchen and had the fire under control within five minutes. The fire …

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