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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

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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Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD Responds to Townhouse Fire

Provided by Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Firefighters responded to the report of a townhouse 14900 Hyatt Place in Woodbridge.  Crews arrived within minutes and reported smoke showing from the second floor of the townhouse. Crews entered through the front door, attacking fire until it was determined they need to go defensive.  Crews evacuated and fought the fire from …

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Daylight Saving Time Begins: Change Your Clock, Change your Smoke Alarm Battery

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 11. As you turn your clocks forward, Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue Chief Kevin McGee 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,” states …

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Burning Ban in Effect

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue The Prince William County Fire Marshal has issued a burn ban for the county starting today, Friday, March 2 until 8:00 a. m. Sunday, March 4. The ban may be extended if weather conditions continue. All open burning is prohibited this includes all outdoor burning including bonfires, commercial fire pits, campfires, and previously approved burning permits. …

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