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Arthur “Buck” Berkley Costello

Arthur Berkley (Buck) Costello was called to his heavenly home on May 12, 2017. He was born in Warrenton, VA on March 8, 1926. He was predeceased by his parents, Lloyd and Florence Costello and a sister, Mae Bass. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Alberta Ramey Costello; a son, Donald Costello …

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Traffic Collision with Entrapment – Lee Hwy

On Friday, May 12th shortly after midnight box 0133 was struck for a traffic collision with multiple reports of multiple people trapped. Battalion 1 (BC Kidwell) arrived to find a collision involving three vehicles that resulted of three occupants being trapped in the vehicle, he established and retained command throughout the incident. Engine 1 arrived …

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Recruitment Process 2017-02

Have you ever wanted to be part of something special, or be attached to a fast paced, yet rewarding environment? The Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company is excited to announce our second volunteer recruitment process of 2017! Through pride, dedication, excellence and service, we have been devoted to the preservation of life and property through education, quality emergency medical …

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Traffic Collision with Entrapment – Fosters Fork Rd

On Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 1918 hours, Box 1001 sounded for a traffic collision with confirmed entrapment. Rescue 1, Wagon 1, Battalion 1, Medic 10, and Company 10 responded to the scene of a pick-up truck versus tree incident with one occupant trapped. Company 10, Medic 10, and Rescue 1 worked on stabilizing the vehicle and extricating the …

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New Free Initiative by the WVFC

  Help us help you! Please take part in this FREE initiative that makes it easier for us to identify important locations in your facility, therefore improving our ability to respond to emergencies at your facility with as much efficiency as possible.  

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IMPORTANT MESSAGE

The following is an important message from Assistant Fire Chief Myers  

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Spring Safety Cleaning

Spring is here and its time to clean, clean, clean! The Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company would like to remind you of a few key safety cleaning procedures that are easy to add on to your annual spring cleaning agenda. Overall, the WVFC is happy to serve you and strives to keep you and your family as …

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Thank You, Donors!

The Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company’s annual banquet was held on March 25th 2017. The event was a success and would not have been possible without the help of the vendors, door prize donors, and sponsors. Thank you to everyone that contributed and made this event possible; we are so fortunate to be part of such …

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Mechanical Entrapment – 500 Hospital Drive

On Saturday, March 11th, Rescue Squad 1 was special requested by Battalion 1 Arft to the hospital for a handcuff that had become stuck on the highest portion of a wrist which had become swollen. A key was not able to used and other self rescue methods had been applied previously. Using equipment bought specifically …

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Harry Allen Wicht

Harry A. Wicht, age 81, of Culpeper, Virginia, formerly of Warrenton, Virginia, passed away on March 20, 2017 at his residence. He is survived by his best friend and wife of 55 years, Joyce, a daughter, Jori Sienkiewicz and her husband Matthew of Warrenton, Virginia; a son, Daniel and his wife Kirsten of Middleburg, Virginia; …

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Warrenton Point-to-Point Race

We hope you enjoyed the beautiful weather today, because we sure did! Members of our company staffed three units at Warrenton Hunt’s Point-to-Point Races at Arlie Farm on Saturday, March 18th, 2017. We were able to provide an ambulance, medic unit, and gator for the duration of the event. Our company was ready to respond to any emergencies …

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Virginia Tornado Drill

The Statewide Tornado Drill is a yearly opportunity to prepare Virginians for tornado emergencies and to test public warning systems. Save the date! The 2017 Statewide Tornado Drill will take place on Tornado Preparedness Day, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 9:45 a.m. (If widespread severe weather threatens the Commonwealth on that date, then the drill …

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WVFC Annual Fund Drive – Starting March 21st

The Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company’s annual fund drive is set to start on March 21st! Your donations are extremely important to funding our lifesaving mission and we would not be able to continue the way we are without your continual support. While we do receive funding from Fauquier County and the Town of Warrenton, we depend …

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New – Medic Unit

We have received our new Medic Unit and crews are working hard stocking it and getting it ready for service! Be looking for it on the road within the next couple weeks!    

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Update – Medic Unit

  Here are pictures from the final inspection of the newly ordered medic unit. The committee traveled to Horton Emergency Vehicles located in Oak Grove, Ohio this week. The new medic unit is on its way to FESCO Emergency Sales for exterior striping and last minute mounting of tools before delivery later this month.  

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Virginia’s 4 p.m. Burn Law

Virginia’s 4:00 p.m. Burning Law goes into effect on February 15. Briefly, the 4:00 p.m. Burning Law states: from February 15 through April 30 of each year, no burning before 4:00 p.m. is permitted, if the fire is in, or within 300 feet of, woodland, brushland or fields containing dry grass or other flammable material. …

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Retired Fire Chief RP Glascock’s Funeral

Members from the Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company along with members from the Remington Volunteer Fire Company assisted with Tower 1 and Truck 2 to fly the American Flag for Retired Fire Chief RP Glascock’s funeral procession. The American Flag is flown from the ladder trucks so the funeral procession may drive under, this is a …

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WVFC Holds Annual Christmas Luncheon

The WVFC held is annual Christmas luncheon, Tuesday, December 20th. Lunch was prepared by Captain Woodward with his signature meatloaf, and various sides. Several members of the Town of Warrenton were present to include the Town Manager, members of the Town Council, Town Attorney, and Chief of the Police Department with several of his officers. The …

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Structure Fire – Blackwell Rd.

At 0450 hours on the morning of Saturday, December 10th box 0131 was struck for a reported house on fire. Fauquier ECC had advised responding units that all occupants were out and this would be a working fire. The occupants were alerted to the fire by working smoke alarms, however their two cats were unable …

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New – Ladder Truck

WARRENTON, VA – The Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company (WVFC) is thrilled to announce the purchase of a new piece of apparatus to enhance our service capability for our community. With local tax funding and donations, the WVFC was able to sign a contract for a new ladder truck totaling $1,400,000.00. – Read full release below.

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