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Fellow volunteers start fundraiser for Jenkins

The Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department has begun a fundraising effort for one of its own, Gary Jenkins Jr., a 19-year-old volunteer who sustained serious injuries when his truck skidded off the road as he responded to a late-night…
Meetings and notices for July 21

The Town of Washington Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. Monday (July 25) at town hall to continue the comprehensive plan review. The Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals’ July meeting is cancelled, as there are no applications. NAACP Culpeper Branch meets…
Fire and rescue calls for July 21

Monday, July 11 3:28 p.m. — Sperryville Pike, Boston, chest pain, companies 1, 5 and 7 Tuesday, July 12 7:00 p.m. — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9 9:30 p.m. — Hillsdale Farm Lane, Washington, general illness, companies 1, 3…
The Rapp for July 14

A volunteer-related community lunch in Sperryville, a WW II glider program at the park, and two fellowships for local musician Paul Reisler in this week's The Rapp.
Fire and rescue calls for July 14

Tuesday, July 5 9:15 a.m. — Seven Ponds Road, Amissville, cardiac emergency, companies 1, 3, 4 and 5 Wednesday, July 6 8:35 a.m. — Lee Highway, Amissville, general illness, companies 1, 3 and 4 11:27 a.m — Quaintance Road, Woodville,…
Fire and rescue calls for July 7

Monday, June 27 1:45 p.m. — Lee Highway, Washington, public service, company 1 2:23 p.m. — Yates Lane, Sperryville, general illness, companies 1 and 7 9:19 p.m. — Sperryville Pike, Sperryville, 911 hang up, companies 2 and 7 9:36 p.m.…
Amissville’s main event

Amissville’s carnival and parade attract both funseekers and spiffed-up fire and rescue apparatus — and the volunteers who run them — from all over.
Fire and rescue calls for June 30

Tuesday, June 21 6:12 p.m. — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9 7:05 p.m. — Aaron Mountain Road, Castleton, general illness, company 5 8:08 p.m. — Lee Highway, Washington, fire alarm, companies 1 and 2 Thursday, June 23 7:00 a.m.…
Shop like a fundraiser

If you Shop Like a Lion, you help benefit Rappahannock County’s vital volunteer fire and rescue squads. Rappahannock Lions Club member Richard Reidinger presents a $400 check earlier this month to Geraldine Payne, president of the Sperryville Volunteer Rescue Squad.
Fire and rescue calls for June 23

Tuesday, June 14 6:59 a.m. — Lee Highway, Sperryville, chest pain, companies 1 and 7 2:34 p.m. — Grandview Road, Washington, unconscious person, companies 1 and 7 6:34 p.m. — Battle Mountain Road, Amissville, general illness, company 3 Wednesday, June…
EMS diagnosis: healthy

Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue announced the addition of five new members recently — four of the five being certified to drive the company’s ambulances.
Fire and rescue calls for June 16

Tuesday, June 7 3:56 p.m. — Seven Ponds Road, Amissville, difficulty breathing, companies 3, 4 and 5 7:42 p.m. — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9 7:58 p.m. — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9 Wednesday, June 8 3:42 p.m.…
Fire and rescue calls for June 9

Tuesday, May 31 10:27 a.m. — Aaron Mountain Road, Castleton, chest pain, companies 3 and 5 10:52 p.m. — Quann Lane, Chester Gap, abdominal pain, company 9 Wednesday, June 1 7:48 a.m. — Harris Hollow Road, Washington, injury, companies 1,…
Fire and rescue calls for May 26

Tuesday, May 17 9:23 a.m. — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9 11:06 a.m. — Nethers Road, Sperryville, difficulty breathing, companies 1 and 7 7:02 p.m. — Lee Highway, Sperryville, chest pain, 1 and 7 9:57 p.m. — Tiger Valley…
Fire and rescue calls for May 19

Monday, May 9 11:48 a.m. — Sampy Lane, Huntly, injury, companies 1, 4 and 9 12:03 a.m — Waterfall Road, Chester Gap, general illness, company 9 3:20 p.m. — Ben Venue Road, Flint Hill, motor vehicle accident, companies 3 and…
Fire and rescue calls for May 12

Tuesday, May 3 10:36 a.m. — Fodderstack Road, Washington, public service, company 1 10:55 a.m. — Resettlement Road, Huntly, heart attack, companies 4 and 9 11:37 a.m. — Chester Gap Road, Chester Gap, injury, companies 4 and 9 2:36 p.m.…