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Community Meeting on Alternate Fire & Rescue Station Location

Provided by City of Manassas On Wednesday, July 19, at 7:00 p. m. at City Hall, the City of Manassas is asking residents for their thoughts and attendance at a community meeting on an alternate location for the new City of Manassas Fire & Rescue Station 21.  Previously, the site under consideration was on Shannon Lane.  This new alternate site …

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Charity Hockey to Benefit Fallen Firefighters & Law Enforcement Officers

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On July 8, 2017, members of the Prince William County Fire and Rescue will square off against members of the Prince William County Police Department in a friendly charity hockey event to raise money for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Law Enforcement United. The game will be held at the Prince William …

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OWL VFD Battles Fires on the 4th

Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD On Tuesday, July 4, at 9:41 p. m., Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Department responded to the report of a house fire at 2255 Spinnaker Court, Lake Ridge. Initial units arrived on scene within minutes and reported fire from the roof. Crews worked quickly to fight the blaze which had spread over much of the roof. The fire was …

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Kitchen Fire in Woodbridge

Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Firefighter Department Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Firefighters responded to the report of a house fire at 1266 Everett Ave, Woodbridge on Tuesday, July 4 at 12:03 p. m. Initial units arrived on scene and found fire in the kitchen. The fire had extended from the stove to the cabinets and was under control within minutes. The cause of the fire …

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Burning Property Incident – Arrest

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, fire and rescue units were dispatched to an outside fire in the 12800 block of Clipper Drive in Lake Ridge. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered the fire had destroyed a picnic table, valued at $650.00 and belonging to the homeowners’ association. Based on the situation and conditions observed, the …

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Take Precautions in Extreme Heat

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue It’s that time of the year when the forecast is predicting hot and humid weather; just one of the many signs summer has arrived. As periods of high temperatures continue, individuals should heed weather warnings to avoid becoming a victim of hyperthermia, a heat-related illness referred to as heat stroke. Hyperthermia occurs when …

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City of Manassas Fire & Rescue Responder of the Year

Provided by City of Manassas On June 21, the Manassas Rotary Club honored Firefighter/EMT Brad Fairbanks as the City of Manassas Fire & Rescue Department’s Responder of the Year.  Fairbanks started his career with the City in 2012. He was part of the second Recruit School sworn in at the City of Manassas.  He has been involved with many complex incidents …

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Pope Street Fire Incident

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Thursday, June 8th at 12:45 a. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a townhouse fire located in the 10900 block of Pope Street in Manassas. Upon arrival, fire and rescue crews observed a mid-row townhouse with heavy fire to the rear quickly spreading to adjoining townhomes. During interior operations, conditions …

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June Is National Fireworks Safety Month

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Although the first holiday of the summer has come and gone, the excitement and anticipation of all the wonderful festivities yet to happen remains; 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 …

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Fire on Poe Drive

Provided by City of Manassas On Sunday May 21, at approximately 12:15 a. m., the City Of Manassas Fire and Rescue Department along with units from Manassas Park and Prince William County Department of Fire & Rescue responded to the 10300 block of Poe Drive for a two-alarm structure fire. The home was occupied by three adults at the time. …

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