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Volunteer Fire & Rescue: You Don’t Have To Be Paid To Be Professional

By Audrey Harman When a fire or other emergency occurs, people are primarily concerned with getting their loved ones rapid and well-qualified help. What they might not stop and think at the time is exactly who these men and women coming to their aid are.  To date, about 55 percent of the fire and rescue services in Prince William County are …

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The Firehouse Foodie: Ghosts

Provided by Frank E. Vaerewijck, FF/EMT, Engineer & Fire House Chef   “How was your shift, honey?” “Same old, same old, it’s all good.” “That’s good Sweetie; glad you’re home,” and she walks away with a smile and a little grin. I’m one of the lucky ones. When I met my wife and we were doing the awkward get-to-know-you interview, she was …

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Car Crashes into Home Overnight; OWL VFD Responds

Provided by Occoquan – Woodbridge- Lorton Volunteer Fire Department Fire and Rescue units from the Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Fire Department, Dale City Volunteer Fire Department, Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue and Prince William County Police responded to a report of a vehicle into a home at 15433 Marsh Overlook in Woodbridge.  The first arriving units reported that one vehicle …

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EMS Strong

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Provided by the Prince William County Department of Fire & Rescue EMS Week 2015 May 17th – 23rd National Emergency Medical Services Week (EMS Week) begins May 17th – 23rd. This year’s theme is EMS Strong recognizing the efforts and sacrifice of an estimated 700,000 honorable men and women in the EMS profession who serve our communities nationwide. EMS Week is a week …

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