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Roanoke Battalion Chief Bobby Slayton Retires Battalion Chief Bobby Slayton retired after 44 years and 7 months on the job. Ahâ€¦.What can we say. I imagine that Battalion Chief Bobby Slayton might take the award for being asked the most times about when he is retiring. I donâ€™t think anyone did it out of rudeness, but moreso to see if he was going for some record.Â Chief Slayton was hired on December 6, 1965. Up until his retirement on July 1, 2010 he held the #1 spot on the Seniority list for a long long time!
Richmond firefighters handle truck fire at busy intersection Quint 5 was dispatched to the vehicle fire and when they arrived on scene they reported a tractor trailer with the engine compartment heavily involved in fire. Quint 5 took a hydrant at the intersection as they stretched a 1 Â¾ handline. The fire was marked under control at 1600 hours. The incident was cleared shortly before 1700 hours. The truck had some type of mechanical problem.
Henrico fire at 4400 Breezy Bay Circle At 5:12 PM on July 29, 2010 Henrico Engines 13, 9, 8, Squad 13, Truck 22 and District Chief 3 were dispatched for a reported roof fire at an unknown address behind the Short Pump Hilton Hotel. While responding Engine 13 noticed a column of smoke which appeared to originate from â€œThe Reflections at West Creekâ€ Apartments. A thunderstorm was producing heavy rain, high winds and lightning at the time of the call.
Loudoun County Fire-Rescue System Graduates 83 Students On Thursday July 29, 2010 the Loudoun County Fire-Rescue System recognized 83 students who recently completed Fire Fighter I, Fire Fighter II, EMTâ€“Basic, and EMT-Paramedic certifications respectively.Â Â Family, friends, and community members filled the Heritage High School auditorium as Loudoun County Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management Deputy Chief Randy Shank mastered the graduation ceremony.Â Â Board of Supervisors representative Jim Burton of the Blue Ridge district recognized the graduates, along with Interim Chief W. Keith Brower and Fire-Rescue Commissioner Doug Rambo.
New FIRE CHIEF in town Cullers returning to work in Winchester, where career began. WINCHESTER- J. Scott Cullers started his firefighting career in the city, and it looks as though he may end it here, too. The 57-year-old Winchester native was named as the city’s new fire and rescue chief Tuesday. He will succeed Frank Wright, who retired May 28 after more than four years in the position.
False Alarms Not An Issue for Law Enforcement
Lynchburg, VA – A call for a fire on Rivermont Avenue in Lynchburg Sunday night brought out eight pieces of fire and emergency apparatus and four police cruisers. It was a false alarm. Fortunately, this kind of situation does not happen often.
Suffolk: Family displaced by fire
SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Suffolk Fire and Rescue crews responded to the scene of a single story house fire at around midnight Tuesday.
Two videos were added last night. The videos are of the funeral processions for Fire Chief Posey Dillon and Firefighter Danny Altice.
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