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Thu. Jan 10th 2013
Smokehouse Training

On Thursday Jan. 10, 2013 seventeen (17) members met at Station 20 @ 6PM for a pizza dinner and then headed to the airport tr...

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Fri. Oct 12th 2012
Fire Prevention Week Activities

On Friday Oct 12th several members presented Fire Prevention Week activities at Carrsville Elementary School. After...

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Sat. Feb 18th 2012
Live Fire Training

Saturday Feb. 18, 2012 again saw firefighters from Station 20 and Station 40 (Windsor VFD) working together with live fire tr...

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2014 Call Volume
  Fire EMS
Jan 9 25
Feb 5 15
Mar 6 10
Apr 5 13
May 11 22
Jun 10 11
Jul 13 23
Aug 9 22
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Total 68 141

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Carrsville Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 27
Carrsville, VA 23315



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Stand-by
Thu. Jul 30th 2009
At 02:26 Station 20 was toned out to provide mutual aid to the city of Suffolk by standing by @ Station 7. Engine 20 responded with a crew of four. City of Suffolk firefighters were battling a garage fire in the 7000 block of Indian Trail. Engine 20 and crew were released at...

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Home struck by lightning
Mon. Jul 27th 2009
During a series of severe thunderstorms, Station 20 was toned out at 17:50 to the 3000 block of Larwrence Dr. for a home possibly struct by lighting. Engine 20, Engine 22 and Tanker 20 responded. The thermal imaging camera was used to check for extention with none found. All apparatus was relea...

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Overturned vehicle
Sat. Jul 11th 2009
At 11:31 Station 20 was toned out for a single vehicle overturned in the 34000 block of Lees Mill Rd. Engine 20 responded and upon arrival, reported a single vehicle overturned in the ditch. 203 established command and checked for hazards and injuries. With no hazards found ...

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Brush fire
Tue. Jul 7th 2009
At 12:22 Station 20 was toned out for a brush fire in the 33000 block of Harvest Dr. Brush 20 and Attack 20  responded. Upon arrival 203 assumed  command and found a small fire in a hay bailer and numerous small fires in the hay field. Command called for ...

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Overturned vehicle
Sun. Jul 5th 2009
At 23:20 Station 20 was toned out for a overturned vehicle in the 30000 block of Colosse Rd. Engine 20 and EMS 20 responded and met the driver of the vehicle being transported POV on Colosse Rd. Patient was packaged and transfered to Medic 72 for transport. Engine 20 and EMS...

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Commisioner's Corner

We are constantly looking for grants made available by various organizations to help us fulfill our obligation to our community.   Over the past 5 years, we have been very fortunate to obtain almost $500,000.00 in grants.   With these grants we have purchased a new fire attack engine, new turnout gear, training aids, forestry firefighting equipment, a thermal imaging camera and other miscellaneous equipment.   Soon, a new ambulance will occupy our station, 80% paid for by a grant from the State Dept. of EMS.  This is money that we have not had to pull from the local tax revenues to provide our citizens with the best protection possible.  It is important to know, we not only give of our time to service our community, but we are taxpayers too.   It is also important to point out, if the volunteer system were to go away, the cost of fire and rescue in Isle of Wight would go up by millions of dollars a year.  In 2013, the TOTAL operating budget from the County for Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services was $1,215,583.00.   The total County Budget was $94,460,625.00.  That means that Volunteer Fire & Rescue agencies received 1.2% of the overall County operating budget.   We have long been good stewards of the Citizens tax dollars.   We will continue that tradition as long as we are able.   Contact a member today or fill out the online application if you would like to join our team! 


Officer's Corner

 

Sharing the Road Safely with School Buses 

School buses are one of the safest forms of transportation on the road today. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, riding a bus to school is 13 times safer than riding in a passenger vehicle and 10 times safer than walking to school. The reality of school bus safety is that more children are hurt outside the bus than inside as passengers. Most of the children who lose their lives in bus-related crashes are pedestrians, four to seven years old, who are hit by the bus or by motorists illegally passing a stopped school bus. For this reason, it is necessary to know the proper laws and procedures for sharing the road safely with school buses:

 All 50 states have a law making it illegal to pass a school bus that is stopped to load or unload children. School buses use yellow flashing lights to alert motorists that they are preparing to stop to load or unload children. Red flashing lights and an extended stop sign arm signals to motorists that the bus is stopped and children are getting on or off the bus. All 50 states require that traffic in both directions stop on undivided roadways when students are entering or exiting a school bus. While state laws vary on what is required on a divided roadway, in all cases, traffic behind the school bus (traveling in the same direction) must stop. The area 10 feet around a school bus is where children are in the most danger of being hit. Stop your car far enough from the bus to allow children the necessary space to safely enter and exit the bus. Be alert. Children are unpredictable. Children walking to or from their bus are usually very comfortable with their surroundings. This makes them more likely to take risks, ignore hazards or fail to look both ways when crossing the street. Never pass a school bus on the right. It is illegal and could have tragic consequences.


Recent Calls

Sun. Jun 23rd 2013
Head on Collision

At 08:05 Station 20 was dispatched to an MVA with injuries at the intersection of Carrsville Hwy and Union Camp Dr. E-22 resp...

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Tue. May 28th 2013
MVA

At 12:47 Station 20 was dispatched to an MVA at the intersection of Walters Hwy and Carrsville Hwy. E-20 and M-20 responded. ...

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Thu. May 23rd 2013
MVA

At 19:14 station 20 was dispatched to a MVA on Walters Hwy near Lawrence Dr. E-22, M-20, and 202 responded. Units arrived to ...

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