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Every Kid Has a Hero

And a Dream. OWL VFD wants you to know, your community needs you.  Operational and Administrative opportunities are available, for volunteers of all backgrounds and skill sets.  Visit www.owlvfd.org or call 703-675-9933 today.

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79 Years and Going Strong

Proud of its humble beginnings, OWL VFD has grown to be one of the busiest Volunteer Fire and Rescue Departments in the Country. Woodbridge, VA September 12, 2017 — In September 1938, the Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Fire Department was officially incorporated. It was two years of hard work for a group of concerned citizens who recognized the need for a Fire …

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New Deputy Fire and Rescue Chief

Provided by City of Manassas After an extensive search of highly qualified applicants, Fire and Rescue Chief Rob Clemons announced today the selection of Todd E. Lupton as Deputy Chief of Fire and Rescue for the City of Manassas.   Lupton has been with the City of Manassas Fire and Rescue System since 2011, serving as Battalion Chief. “In the five …

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Outstanding Pre-hospital Provider

Provided by City of Manassas Valerie Kusterbeck, Firefighter/Medic for the City of Manassas, has been honored with the Award for Outstanding Pre-hospital Provider by the Northern Virginia Emergency Medical Services Council.  This award is bestowed upon an individual who exemplifies outstanding dedication to EMS across Northern Virginia and demonstrates commitment to a comprehensive, integrated EMS system throughout the Commonwealth. Kusterbeck …

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City of Manassas Hires New Fire & Rescue Chief

Provided by City of Manassas After an extensive search of highly qualified applicants, City Manager William Patrick Pate announced today the selection of Robert Lee Clemons, Jr. as Fire and Rescue Chief for the City of Manassas.   Clemon’s first day with the City will be June 20, 2016.  Clemons will replace retiring Chief Brett Bowman.   “I have spoken to …

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Department of Fire and Rescue Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

Provided by Prince William County Department of Fire & Rescue Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue will celebrate its 50th Anniversary this year. During the early 1960s, the fire and rescue service was a volunteer organization. As the community grew, it was understandable that to protect and meet the needs of the community, a more solid foundation was needed. The Prince …

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Emergency Medical Services – Dedicated For Life

Contributed by DEPARTMENT OF FIRE & RESCUE Americans depend on EMS to assist with various emergency care needs such as heart disease, cancer, and strokes to individuals involved in traffic accidents, structure fires, and on occasion, the delivery of babies. According to the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT), EMS treats approximately 25-30 million patients each year with an …

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