Little Fork Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company, Rixeyville, Virginia

Little Fork Volunteers To The Rescue

Little Fork Volunteer Fire & Rescue would like to offer our condolences to the City of Manassas Fire & Rescue Department on the passing of Senior Firefighter Kevin Frye! Our thoughts are with FireFighter Fryes family, friends, & colleagues during this difficult time. Kevin was also a past member of the Buckhall Volunteer Fire Department. Another fire and rescue loss to cancer!! -- Chief Monaco

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I'm so sorry for your loss. Sending thoughts and prayers to all.

March 20, 2017 - At approximately 0500 hours we were dispatched to a report of a hay bale on fire on Butler Store Road. We arrived to find a bale that had been pushed into the road and lit on fire. Engine 9 and Shock Trauma 9 responded and mitigated the incident.
March 18, 2017 - Our Technical Large Animal Rescue Team attended the Warrenton Hunt Point to Point Races. We set up and demonstrated our rescue tripod using our mannequin - Forkie. We would like to thank the members of the Warrenton Hunt for inviting us to the event. The weather was perfect for the occasion!!
March 16 and 21, 2017 - Little Fork hosted two CPR classes for the members whose cards were about to expire.

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Thanks for doing that.

Do you some extra "Annie's" we can borrow sometimes?

Friday March 10th, 2017 - 4:25 pm

Doug Monaco

March 8, 2017 - The Culpeper County Schools provided a school bus for our monthly drill. John Walsh the Director of Transportation gave our members an overview of the bus and its safety components. We discussed access points for extrication and how to best remove the students in case of an emergency. Part two of the drill consisted of placing several "injured" Beanie Babies throughout the bus and running a triage drill with our members. Members were divided into crews to provide 5 ambulances and two engine companies. Command was established, triage tagging, movement into the treatment area for further evaluation and then they were transported to several surrounding hospitals and trauma centers with either transport units or helicopters. The Director and Assistant Director of the Culpeper Dispatch Center assisted with the drill. The drill was a complete success!!!! Thanks to everyone who participated including the 29 Little Fork members!!! We are happy to report that none of the Beanie Babies were injured during this drill and they were safely returned to thier owner!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks for the invite, great team work !

Where are the pictures of the rescues? We love your pictures. 😉

March 9, 2017 - At 1830 hours, we met with some of the cub/boy scouts of Pack 550. Members helped with the Fire Safety merit badge requirements. We would like to thank their leaders for volunteering to assist the young members of our community!!!!
March 8, 2017 - Little Forks Tanker was dispatched to assist Reva on a large brush fire. We were dispatched at 16:29 hours and cleared just as Little Fork was dispatched for a first due brush fire on Rixeyville Road near Emerald Hill School. The second incident occurred at 1800 hours. Assist units arrived and reported an auto accident at the same location. Engine 9, Attack 9, Tanker 9, Ambulance 9 and Ambulance 9-2 responded to the second incident to assist.
March 6, 2017 - Report of an auto collision at Lee Highway and Rixeyville Road. This occurred in the late afternoon. We transported one of the driver to Fauquier Hospital. Ambulance 9, Ambulance 9-2, Rescue Engine 9 and Chief 9 responded to this incident.
March 5, 2017 - 20:34 hours dispatched for a report of a truck fire on Oak Shade Road with callers hearing several explosions. Arrived on scene to find a chipper and pick up truck fully involved. The heat melted the siding on an adjoining building. Engine, Tanker, Rescue, Ambulance and Chief 9 mitigated the incident.

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Miranda Kulesza

Holy cow!!

February 27 - 28, 2017 - Two Little Fork members participated in the Read Across America Week activities held at Emerald Hill Elementary School. Karry Whitten and Glenn Waleska read to several classes. The program honors both Dr. Seuss and influences young school children about the need for attaining good reading skills. Several different occupations were represented. Our members proudly represented fire and rescue!!!

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Did you guys also teach them Cursive ??

Heather Brown. Dustyn is in the pic.

2016 Highlights

  • > 61 volunteer members responded to 523 incidents
  • > 100% response rate to all emergency calls
  • > $1.268 million of property saved
  • > Several lives saved
  • > Local fire insurance rates lowered by more than $1.9 million dollars.


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