Fire and Rescue

Chester Gap column for May 14

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May 14
By Ginnie Busick

CGVFD at the Apple Blossom Fireman’s Parade Congratulations to the Chester Gap Volunteer Fire Department. Their new tanker took first place in the parade on Friday, May 1 — and they were awarded a Best in Show. The Best in Show is awarded for the best overall piece of firefighting equipment. The parade in...
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Fire and Rescue Calls for May 14

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May 14

Monday, May 4 3:49 p.m. — Acornbrook Lane, Sperryville, motor vehicle accident, companies 1 and 2 10:17 p.m. — Walnut Branch Lane, Huntly, smoke investigation, company 9 Tuesday, May 5 9:28 p.m. — Lee Highway, Sperryville, difficulty breathing, companies 1, 3 and 7 11:32 p.m. — Chester Gap Road, Chester Gap, bleeding, company 9...
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Fire and rescue calls for May 7

Tuesday, April 28 7:24 a.m. — Warren, mutual aid, company 9 11:51 a.m. — Slate Mills Road, Sperryville, fire, company 2 5:30 p.m. — Warren, mutual aid, company 9 Wednesday, April 29 5:00 a.m. — Penny Lane, Sperryville, stroke, companies 1 and 7 7:50 a.m. — Plumbers Lane, Washington, motor vehicle accident, companies 1,...
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Fire and rescue calls for April 30

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April 30

Monday, April 20 1:52 p.m. — Slate Mills Road, Sperryville, general illness, companies 5 and 7 2:53 p.m. — Lee Highway, Washington, public service, company 1 9:47 p.m. — Sperryville Pike, Boston, motor vehicle accident, companies 2, 5 and 7 Tuesday, April 21 8:42 a.m. — Warren, mutual aid, company 9 4:31 p.m. —...
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Amissville’s top responders

Courtesy photo

At Amissville Volunteer Fire & Rescue’s annual awards banquet earlier this month, awards were given to the responders who answered most of the 600 calls to which Amissville VFR was dispatched in 2014.
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Fire and rescue calls for April 23

Tuesday, April 14 7:15 a.m.  — F. T. Valley Road, Sperryville, medical alarm, companies 5 and 7 Wednesday, April 15 10:08 a.m.  — Doodle Bug Lane, Sperryville, back pain, companies 1 and 7 12:53 a.m. — Warren, mutual aid, company 9 Thursday, April 16 5:48 a.m. — F. T. Valley Road, Sperryville, general illness,...
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Fire and rescue calls for April 16

Tuesday, April 7 9:45 p.m. — Fodderstack Road, Flint Hill, difficulty breathing, companies 1 and 4 3:05 p.m. — Mill Hill Road, Huntly, brush fire, companies 1, 4 and 9 8:10 p.m. — Johnson Farm Lane, Sperryville, general illness, companies 1 and 7 Wednesday, April 8 1:40 p.m. — Gay Street, Washington, electrical fire,...
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Fire-rescue changes needed to keep volunteer system viable

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April 9

Rappahannock County’s supervisors were told by the consultants who assessed the county’s fire and rescue needs that the county faces a lengthy list of potentially difficult decisions to keep the all-volunteer system viable — as well as all-volunteer.
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Fire and rescue calls for April 9

Tuesday, March 31 1:56 p.m. — Rollins Ford Road, Amissville, power line down, companies 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 2:38 p.m. — Lee Highway, Washington, cardiac, companies 1 and 7 Wednesday, April 1 7:57 a.m. — Lee Highway, Sperryville, injury, companies 1 and 7 10:35 a.m. — Lee Highway, Amissville, motor vehicle accident,...
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Fire and rescue calls for April 2

Tuesday, March 24 10:00 a.m. — Valley View Drive, Chester Gap, general illness, companies 4 and 9 11:10 a.m. — Water Street, Sperryville, medical alarm, companies 1 and 7 Wednesday, March 25 5:39 p.m. — Fodderstack Road, Washington, difficulty breathing, companies 1, 4 and 7 7:05 p.m. — Zachary Taylor Highway, Flint Hill, general...
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Fire and rescue calls for March 26

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March 26

Tuesday, March 17 4:43 a.m. — Tiger Valley Road, Washington, stroke, companies 1, 3, 4, 5 and 7 5:39 a.m. — Battle Mountain Road, Amissville, motor vehicle accident, company 3 Wednesday, March 18 2:13 p.m. — Jackson Lane, Boston, general illness, companies 5 and 7 Thursday, March 19 9:06 a.m. — Rudasill Mill Road,...
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Fighting fire with . . . training

Photo by Bruce Geisert

Fire and Rescue Association names 2014 awardees

The Rappahannock County Fire and Rescue Association’s 2014 award winners included (from left) Frank Huff; Walter Jenkins; Judy Reidinger; Meagan Smith (accepting the award for Sheila Smith) and Deborah Miloslavich.

The Rappahannock County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association held its annual awards banquet and dance at the Castleton Community Volunteer Fire Company’s fire hall last Saturday.
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Fire and rescue calls for March 19

Tuesday, March 10 8:55 a.m. — Water Street, Sperryville, public service, company 7 12:46 p.m. — Blue Ridge Road, Chester Gap, general illness, companies 4 and 9 3:03 p.m. — Lee Highway, Amissville, chest pain, companies 3 and 4 3:44 p.m. — Black Locust Lane, Sperryville, chest pain, companies 1, 4 and 7 5:31...
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Fire and rescue calls for March 12

Tuesday, March 3 6:27 p.m. — Botts Lane, Woodville, general illness, companies 5 and 7 7:04 p.m. — Waterford Road, Amissville, injury, company 3 Thursday, March 5 9:02 a.m. — Culpeper, mutual aid, company 5 9:18 a.m. — Lee Highway, Sperryville, motor vehicle accident, companies 2 and 7 12:38 a.m. — Botts Lane, Woodville,...
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Fire and rescue calls for March 5

Tuesday, Feb. 24 8:47 a.m. — Water Street, Sperryville, general illness, companies 1 and 7 9:38 p.m. — Chester Gap Road, Chester Gap, general illness, company 9 Wednesday, Feb. 25 7:56 a.m. — Sealock Lane, Chester Gap, injury, companies 4 and 9 5:53 p.m. — Lee Highway, Amissville, public service, company 4 Thursday, Feb....
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Amissville column for Feb. 26

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Feb. 26

Save the dates (and times) As February seems to be going out like a lion, there are two items of note occurring this month and next in Amissville. Beginning this Sunday (March 1) Amissville United Methodist Church will have Sunday school at 9 a.m., followed by the worship service at 10 a.m. Please note...
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Fire and rescue calls for Feb. 26

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Feb. 26

Thursday, Feb. 19 10:17 a.m. — Schoolhouse Road Road, seizures, companies 1 and 7 6:43 p.m. — Culpeper, mutual aid, company 5 Friday, Feb. 20 8:28 p.m. — Piedmont Avenue, Washington, power line down, companies 1 and 4 9:17 p.m. — Harris Hollow Road, Washington, diabetic emergency, company 1 Saturday, Feb. 21 11:48 a.m....
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Fire and rescue calls for Feb. 12

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Feb. 12

Tuesday, Feb. 3 10:49 a.m. — Fir Hill Lane, Sperryville, laceration, companies 7 and 1 10:55 a.m. — Winesap Lane, Huntly, grass fire, companies 1, 4 and 9 2:01 p.m. — Schoolhouse Road, Washington, seizures, company 7 Wednesday, Feb. 4 8:32 a.m. — Viewtown Road, Amissville, back pain, company 3 10:58 a.m. — Culpeper,...
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Fire and rescue calls for Feb. 5

Wednesday, Jan. 28 11:15 a.m. — Lee Highway, Amissville, chest pain, company 3 10:09 p.m. — Mountain View Road, Flint Hill, injury company 4 Thursday, Jan. 29 2:28 p.m. — Peach Orchard Lane, Washington, injury, companies 1 and 4 2:47 p..m. — Valley View Drive, Chester Gap, general illness, companies 4 and 9 4:59...
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Fire and rescue calls for Jan. 29

Tuesday, Jan. 20 11:04 a.m. — Main Street, Washington, injury from a fall, company 1 3:10 p.m. — Mutual aid, Culpeper, company 5 7:06 p.m. — Fodderstack Road, Flint Hill, stroke, companies 1 and 4 9:07 p.m. — Mutual aid, Warren, company 9 Wednesday, Jan. 21 8:54 p.m. — Grand View Road, Washington, diabetic...
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Letter: Gratitude for Rapp’s first-responders

We, the family of the late Stevens Edward Butler, who passed away Dec. 21, would like to extend our sincere and heartfelt thanks for emergency services provided on Dec. 2 to the following responding organizations: Castleton Community Volunteer Fire Company, Sperryville Volunteer Rescue Squad and Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue. In our time of need, the emergency response...
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Fire and rescue calls for Jan. 22

Wednesday, Jan. 14 5:23 p.m. — Lee Highway, Washington, public service, companies 1 and 7 5:29 p.m. — Mutual aid, Warren County, company 9 Thursday, Jan. 15 7:52 a.m. — Crossmolina Farm Lane, Washington, chimney fire, companies 1, 2, 3 and 4 11:18 a.m. — Mountain View Road, Flint Hill, public service, company 1...
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Fire and rescue calls for Jan. 15

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Jan. 15

Monday, Jan. 5 8:19 a.m. — Lee Highway, Amissville, life alert, companies 3 and 1 12:34 p.m. — Richmond Road, Amissville, general illness, companies 3 and 4 Tuesday, Jan. 6 3:45 p.m. — Sperryville Pike, Boston, general illness, companies 5 and 7 Thursday, Jan. 8 3:57 p.m. — Mutual aid, Fauquier 8:43 a.m. —...
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Fire and rescue calls for Jan. 8

Monday, Dec. 22 8:42 a.m. — Coughlin Lane, Castleton, general illness, companies 1, 5 and 7 12:03 p.m. — Belle Meade Lane, Sperryville, fall injury, companies 1 and 7 Tuesday, Dec. 23 7:12 p.m. — Schoolhouse Road, Washington, chimney fire, companies 1 and 2 5:30 a.m. — Old Stone Wall Lane, Huntly, general illness,...
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Fire and rescue calls for Jan. 1

Monday, Dec. 15 9:56 a.m. — Zachary Taylor Highway, Flint Hill, injury, companies 1 and 4 10:00 a.m. — Zachary Taylor Highway, Flint Hill, general illness, companies 1 and 4 1:14 p.m. — Clark Lane, Washington, brush fire, company 1 7:37 p.m. — Clark Lane, Washington, brush fire, company 1 10:30 p.m. — Hawkins...
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Fire and rescue calls for Dec. 18

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Dec. 18, 2014

Monday, Dec. 1 11:52 a.m. — Castleton Ford Road, Castleton, general illness, companies 3 and 5 6:58 p.m. — Lee Highway and Waterloo, Amissville, motor vehicle fire, company 3 Tuesday, Dec. 2 9:59 a.m. — Rock Mills Road, Woodville, fall injury, company 1 6:42 p.m. — Lee Highway, Amissville, motor vehicle accident, companies 1,...
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Fire and rescue calls for Dec. 11

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Dec. 11, 2014

Monday, Dec. 1 11:52 a.m. — Castleton Ford Road, Castleton, general illness, companies 3 and 5 6:58 p.m. — Lee Highway and Waterloo, Amissville, motor vehicle fire, company 3 Tuesday, Dec. 2 9:59 a.m. — Rock Mills Road, Woodville, fall injury, company 1 6:42 p.m. — Lee Highway, Amissville, motor vehicle accident, companies 1,...
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Fire and rescue calls for Nov. 27

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Nov. 27, 2014

Monday, Nov. 17 9:44 a.m — Old Massies Corner Road, Washington, vehicle fire, company 1 10:57 p.m. — Hidden Run Lane, Castleton, fall injury, companies 5 and 7 Tuesday, Nov. 18 12:02 p.m. — Five Mile Forks, Woodville, alarm activation, company 2 1:24 p.m. — Culpeper, mutual aid, companies 3 and 5 6:52 p.m....
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Fire and rescue calls for Nov. 20

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Nov. 20, 2014

Monday, Nov. 10 10:12 p.m. — F. T. Valley Road, Sperryville, general illness, companies 1, 2 and 7 Tuesday, Nov. 11 2:33 p.m. — Lee Highway, Sperryville, general illness, company 7 8:11 p.m. — Rock Mills Road, Woodville, injury, companies 1 and 7 Wednesday, Nov. 12 8:02 a.m. — Main Street, Washington, public service,...
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Fire and rescue calls for Nov. 13

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Nov. 13, 2014

Monday, Nov. 3 8:26 a.m. — Antique Lane, Sperryville, general illness, companies 1, 3, 4 and 7 9:17 a.m. — Lee Highway, Amissville, general illness, companies 3 and 4 9:56 a.m. — Lee Highway, Washington, injury, companies 1, 3 and 4 10:02 a.m. — Middle of No Way Lane, Castleton, injury, companies 5 and...
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Fire and rescue calls for Nov. 6

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Nov. 6, 2014

Monday, Oct. 27 9:31 a.m. — Aileen Road, Flint Hill, general illness, companies 1, 3 and 4 10:37 a.m. — Buckridge Lane, Amissville, off-road fire and tractor, company 3 2:22 p.m. — Sundown Lane, Boston, motor vehicle accident, companies 2, 5 and 7 1:07 p.m. — Fodderstack Road, Washington, general illness, companies 1, 4...
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Fire and rescue calls for Oct. 30

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Oct. 30, 2014

Monday, Oct. 20 1:41 a.m. — Richmond Road, Castleton, general illness, companies 3 and 5 9:52 a.m. — mutual aid, Warren County, company 9 12:03 p.m. — mutual aid, Warren County, company 9 4:04 p.m. — Clark Lane,Washington, injury, companies 1 and 7 7:14 p.m. — Castleton View Road, Castleton, public service, company 5...
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Fire and rescue calls for Oct. 23

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Oct. 23, 2014

Monday, Oct. 13 2:29 a.m. — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9 2:31 p.m. — Massies Corner, Washington, general illness, company 1 5:07 p.m. — Main Street, Sperryville, injury from a fall, company 7 Tuesday, Oct. 14 10:37 a.m. — Aaron Mountain Road, Castleton, injury, companies 3 and 5 Wednesday, Oct. 15 3:17 a.m....
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Fire and Rescue calls for Oct. 16

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Oct. 16, 2014

Monday, Oct. 6 3:44 a.m. — School House Lane, Washington, commercial fire alarm, companies 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 and 9 11:14 a.m. — South Poes Road, Amissville, CO2 alarm, company 3 12:15 p.m. — Fodderstack Road, Flint Hill, general illness, companies 3, 4 and 9 1:09 p.m. — Swindler Hollow Road, Sperryville, general...
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Fire and Rescue calls for Oct. 9

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Oct. 9, 2014

Monday, Sept. 29 12:05 a.m. — Lee Highway, Sperryville, electrical fire, companies 1, 2 and 7 8:37 a.m. — Valley View Drive, Chester Gap, injury, companies 1, 4 and 9 Tuesday, Sept. 30 9:06 a.m. — Ramswind Lane, Washington, general illness, companies 1, 4 and 7 Wednesday, Oct. 1 5:22 a.m. — Rollins Ford...
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Fire and Rescue calls for Oct. 2

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Oct. 2, 2014

Monday, Sept. 22 4:41 p.m. — Old Church Lane, Castleton, general illness, companies 1, 3, 4 and 5 4:41 p.m. — Old Schoolhouse Road, Washington, alarm activation, company 1 7:45 p.m. — Narmada Lane, Amissville, general illness, company 3 Tuesday, Sept. 23 3:42 p.m. — Ginger Hill Lane, Washington, laceration, companies 1, 2, 3...
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Fire and rescue calls for Sept. 18

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Sept. 18, 2014

Monday, Sept. 8 7:56 a.m. — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9 Tuesday, Sept. 9 9:29 a.m. — Hackleys Mill Road, Amissville, difficulty breathing, companies 1, 3 and 4 11:59 a.m. — Grand View Road, Amissville, Washington, general illness, companies 1 and 7 Thursday, Sept. 11 1:33 a.m. — Fletchers Mill Road, Woodville, injury,...
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Fire and rescue calls for Sept. 11

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Sept. 11, 2014

Monday, Sept.1 3:56 p.m. — Piedmont Avenue, Washington, gas leak, companies 1 and 4 4:35 p.m — Fodderstack Road, Flint Hill, brush fire, company 4 Tuesday, Sept. 2 12:39 a.m. — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9 3:10 a.m. — Richmond Road, Amissville, general illness, companies 3 and 5 3:16 p.m. — Crest Hill...
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Fire and rescue calls for Sept. 4

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Sept. 4, 2014

Monday, Aug. 25 8:11 a.m — Peach Orchard Lane, Washington, general illness, companies 1 and 4 1:33 p.m. — Crane Lane, Woodville, chest pain, companies 1, 3, 5 and 7 10:17 a.m. — Lee Highway, Sperryville, motor vehicle accident, companies 1, 2 and 7 12:08 p.m. — Scrabble Road, Castleton, chest pain, companies 1,...
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