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Department of Fire & Rescue Recognized as Outstanding EMS Agency

Fire & Rescue Department personnel accepting 2018 Outstanding EMS Agency Award

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On June 13, the Prince William County Department of Fire & Rescue received the 2018 Northern Virginia EMS Council award for Outstanding EMS Agency. The award was based on the department’s accomplishments with the implementation of the Witnessed Cardiac Resuscitation Improvement Program, which addressed the following program areas: Data Collection Public Safety Access Point (PSAP) call processing …

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House Fire in Woodbridge

Provided by Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Fire Department Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Firefighters responded to the report of a house fire in Lake Ridge. Fire and Rescue units were initially sent to the wrong address in another neighborhood. However,  a second caller was able to direct crews to the correct address of 3534 Soffitt Place. Units arrived within minutes to find fire on the side …

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National Fireworks Safety Month

It’s the beginning of June, and there excitement and anticipation of summertime activities in the air. 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 property; they emphasize the best and safe way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a professional fireworks show. But each …

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Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD Responds to Townhouse Fire

Provided by Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD (OWL VFD) On April 22 at 10:37 p. m., Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Firefighters responded to the report of a townhouse fire off Sugar Hill Drive in Woodbridge. A second caller reported the fire in the next neighborhood located at 1862 Beegee Court, and responding units were immediately redirected. Crews arrived within minutes and reported fire showing …

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Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD Responds to a Trench Rescue

Provided by Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD On April 17, 2018 at 12:12 a. m., the Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Fire Department (OWL VFD) responded to the report of a worker injured in a trench at Route 1 and Mary’s Way.  Units arrived on scene to report a person injured from a partial trench collapse, but not buried, in the bottom of a 10-foot …

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Breaking Ground for New Nokesville Fire Station

Provided by Prince William County In 1963, The Beatles released their first album, General Hospital debuted and the Coca-Cola Company introduced its first diet drink, Tab. It’s also the year that the Nokesville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department’s current building was built. On Wednesday, a ceremony was held to break ground on the department’s new station. The new 18,233-square-foot, state-of-the-art …

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Quantico Court Apartment Fire

Provided by Prince William County Fire & Rescue On Sunday, April 8, at 11:25 a. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire in a multi-family complex, Quantico Court Apartments, located in the 19000 block of Fuller Heights Road in Quantico. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered a fire in a first floor apartment with an injured citizen. The injured citizen sustained …

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Prince William Valor Awards 2018

Prince William Living is a proud sponsor of the Chamber Valor Awards. Held at the Hylton Performing Arts, fabulous food was provided by Okra’s.  We want to thank all our first responders for your service to our community! Photos by Dawn Gardener of DG Photography

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Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD Responds to House Fire

Provided by Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Firefighters responded to the report of a house fire at 13309 Greenacre Drive in Woodbridge.  Crews arrived within minutes and reported fire showing from the side and roof of the house. Crews entered through the front door to fight fire on the second floor and attic.  Crews accessed the roof and cut a …

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Fire Displaces Six

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Provided by City of Manassas At 8:08 p. m. on March 19, Fire and Rescue units from the City of Manassas, Manassas Park, and Prince William County responded to a fire at 9011 Centreville Road (Manassas Mobile Home Park) for a report of a mobile home fire.  First arriving units saw smoke rising from the roof of the home and …

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