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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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Sudley Road Fire Incident

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Provided by the Prince William Department of Fire & Rescue On Tuesday, May 5th at approximately 5:30 p.m., fire and rescue crews were dispatched to a commercial fire located in the 8500 block of Sudley Road in Manassas. Upon arrival, fire and rescue units discovered fire in an electrical room. Firefighters extinguished the fire and proceeded to search for further extension; no …

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Emergency Preparedness & Older Americans: May is Older Americans Month

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Provided by the Prince William Department of Fire & Rescue There are specific seasons, throughout the year, when emergency preparedness is at the forefront, i.e. tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, floods, etc. We’re often reminded that a disaster/emergency can occur any place, anytime, anywhere, but the key to survival is being prepared. Therefore, one must take into consideration the steps involved in providing a plan of …

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Brickwood Drive Fire Incident

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Provided by the Prince William Department of Fire & Rescue On Monday, February 9th at approximately 9:30 p.m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a fire alarm sounding in a multi-family complex located in the 15100 block of Brickwood Drive in Woodbridge. As firefighters made entry into the complex, they observed activation of the sprinkler system and found smoke in one …

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Appliance Fires – How Safe Is Your Home

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Provided by the Prince William Department of Fire & Rescue Appliances simplify our lives, but they also pose a fire and injury risk if not properly maintained. Each year, according to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) (www.usfa.fema.gov), there are approximately 9,600 residential fires involving appliances. To keep you and your family safe, USFA suggest the following appliance fire safety tips: Immediately fix appliances or …

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