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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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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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I Saw the Neighbors Flee

Fire Prevention Week Kicks Off Sunday, October 9th by Emma Young I saw the neighbors fleeing their home, the home with which we share a wall. They ran into the shared parking area out front as I looked and wondered from my front window. I don’t think I’ll ever forget seeing Marie, a hard-working nurse and mother, turn, look up …

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PW Chamber Celebrates 30 Years of Valor

Honoring Local Superheroes Join the Prince William Chamber of Commerce in honoring our dedicated public servants for acts above and beyond the call of duty at the 30th Annual Valor Awards.  All are welcome. Thursday, March 17th Prince William Valor Awards 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center (10960 George Mason Circle; Manassas, VA 20110) Master of …

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OWL VFD Saving Lives, Reuniting Families

For Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Fire Department, saving lives is just in a day’s work.  Sometimes those lives aren’t even human.   While the engine crew from station 14 was retrieving dinner, they spotted a beautiful husky who was without his family.  “We saw him walking around the parking lot and we just walked up to him and he came right to us. …

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Firehouse Forum 2015

Photos by Delia Engstrom | Only D Photography Woodbridge Virginia – October, 27th Occoquan- Woodbridge- Lorton Volunteer Fire Department’s social hall was abuzz Tuesday night when local citizens and fire department members turned out for Firehouse Forum 2015.  Candidates for the Prince William Board of County Supervisors Woodbridge and Occoquan district seats were featured in a forum to discuss questions …

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OWL VFD Responds to Fire on Meandering Way in Lake Ridge

Provided by OWL VFD Woodbridge, VA August 23, 11:46 p.m. – Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Firefighters responded to the report of an apartment fire at 3681 Meandering Way in Lake Ridge.  Crews arrived within minutes and reported heavy smoke and fire showing through the roof.  A second alarm was called. The fire was contained to one apartment building with no extension to …

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Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD Responds to Condominium Fire

Provided by  Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD Woodbridge, VA August 23, 12:46 p.m. – Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Firefighters responded to the report of a condo fire at 2823 Madeira Court in Lake Ridge.  Crews arrived within minutes and reported heavy smoke showing from the front of the condo. The fire was contained to one unit with no extension and the blaze was …

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