Prepared To Care

Little Fork and some Fauquier Hospital personnel and equipment were used in this video made by the American Hospital Association. Little Fork personnel/equipment are at the 2:20 and 2:44 timeline. The video will be used at the opening of their national convention. Prepared To Care...

Culpeper Star Exponent Article – June 25, 2012

Little Fork responded to this incident with our ambulance, Rescue Engine, Rescue and Chief. Transported the driver to Fauquier hospital. Secured utilities and assisted the building official with the evaluation of structural stability. Wolford man crashes truck into...

Fire volunteers meeting needs

Reproduced from The Culpeper Star Exponent (http://www2.starexponent.com). By Nate Delesline Published: January 27, 2011 Culpeper’s eight volunteer fire and rescue companies are meeting and exceeding the community’s public safety expectations, but they’re in need of funding and more volunteer support to maintain the status quo. “The system is working, the citizens needs are being met,” Culpeper County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association President Anthony Clatterbuck said Saturday. “No system is perfect, but we’re in better shape than we’ve been in a long time. We’ve got a lot to be proud of for what’s going on right now.” Clatterbuck shared his remarks at a public safety summit, a gathering of the area’s full-time and volunteer public safety workers, along with about a half-dozen elected officials. About 30 people attended the event overall. The fire and rescue association serves as a single point of representation to the town and county for the area’s volunteer emergency worker corps. “We can tell each other the truth,” Clatterbuck said about the relationship between the member agencies. “No one is worried about the repercussions because we’ve got each other’s back.” Without the continued financial support of the county however, Clatterbuck said the age of the volunteer emergency response organization could become history. “We know we’re in a budget crisis and an economic crisis,” Clatterbuck said, “But we’re at the point where it’s financial cancer. You don’t know you’re sick until you’re about to die. “We don’t want to develop stage three or stage four. “If you want to preserve this system, you’re going to have to make a decision,” Clatterbuck said, referring to the elected...

News – August 2010

Little Fork is the only certified Large Animal Rescue Team in the surrounding area.  We have been asked to participate as part of a new state wide team. The following members are now EVOC-2 certified: Ben Garber Elliot Foster Jeremy Sawlyers Please welcome Barbara Williams as a new member joining us this...