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Posted on: January 29, 2020

Smoke in the Residential Structure - Cobblestone CT

On January 29, 2020 at 09:04 hours, Units were dispatched to for smoke in the residence.  Units AOS to find a smell of electrical burning in the residence but after investigating were unable to determine the source - power was secured to the resi...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Smoke in the Commerical Building - James Madison PKWY

On January 27, 2020 at 19:38 hours, Units were dispatched to the Quality Inn for smoke in the gym/laundry area with evacuation in progress. On arrival crews found the structure evacuated and a light haze of smoke on the first floor in the area of the gym/...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Medevac - Dahlgren RD

On January 27, 2020 at 16:47 hours, Units were dispatched to set up a LZ medevac a stroke patient. 

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Vehicle Fire - Birchwood Creek RD

On January 23, 2020 at 23:35 hrs, Units were dispatched for a vehicle fire. E1 AOS to find a passenger vehicle fully involved - vehicle located on Birchwood Creek RD near the Industrial Park. E1 extinguished the fire - Driver denied any injuries. &nbs...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Shooting - State RD

On January 23, 2020 at 16:32 hours, Units were dispatched for the shooting on State RD.   AOS to find to 2 persons shot - 1 deceased with fatal wounds and 1 being treated by EMS 1 & M2.  BATT 1 established State Rd Command.  ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Vehicle Accident involving a School Bus w/ Entrapment - Ridge RD

On January 22, 2020 at 14:58 hrs, Units were dispatched for a vehicle accident with possible entrapment - additional information updated to vehicle vs school bus with vehicle under the bus.  On arrival crews found a passenger vehicle rear end col...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Chimney Fire - Potomac Creek RD

On January 21, 2020 at 19:31 hrs, Units were dispatched for the Chimney Fire on Potomac Creek RD.  Units AOS and determined that there was still active fire in the flue.   Fire was extinguished with chains and dry chemical bombs. &nb...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Outside Type Fire - Windsor DR

On January 21, 2020 at 17:37 hrs, Units were dispatched to an outhouse fire. Units AOS to find a out building fully involved. Building was in the back/side yard of the residence and was surrounded by 4 fences of different types that fire crews had to nego...

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Posted on: January 19, 2020

MVA Overturned - Kings HWY & Walnut DR

On January 19, 2020 at 21:06 hrs, Units were dispatch to a MVA involving an overturned vehicle on Kings HWY.  While en-route, dispatch advised there were reports of no injuries, however, there were multiple vehicles involved striking debris in th...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Field Fire - Lambs Creek Church RD

On January 16, 2020 at 12:42 hrs, Units were dispatch for the field fire. B1 AOS and stated approximately 3-5 acres burning. Arcing from downed power lines was the suspected cause. Suppression efforts prevented fire spread across the roadway. Perimeter wa...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Hazardous Condition - Stevenson DR

On January 10, 2020 at 14:46 hrs, Units were dispatched for a public service for a broken water pipe leaking water into the basement of a residence. Units arrived to find a plastic water pipe leading into a water purifier broken off, and water readily com...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Residential Structure Fire - Fleming ST

On January 09, 2020 at 21:11 hrs, Units were dispatched for the residential structure fire. Rescue Engine 2 AOS to find a 1 story, single family dwelling with nothing evident from sides A and D.  RE2 began the investigation and BC28 AOS establish...

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Posted on: December 26, 2019

Commercial Building Fire - James Madison PKWY

On December 26, 2019 at 10:33 hrs, Units were dispatched for a Commercial Building fire at the Dahlgren McDonald’s - reported fire in the deep fryer. Rescue Engine 2 AOS to find a 1 story, wood framed,commercial building with nothing evident on ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Vehicle into Utility Pole w/ Fire - Dahlgren RD & Cleydale BLVD

On December 20, 2019 @ 16:23 hrs, Units were dispatched for a MVA vehicle reported overturned and on fire. EMS 1 AOS to find a single vehicle MVA on fire resting on electric line pole. Occupant is out of vehicle and uninjuried.  RS1 & E281 cr...

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Posted on: December 14, 2019

Smoke Inside a Commerical Structure - Kings HWY

On December 14, 2019 @ 14:38 hrs, Units were dispatched for smoke inside a commercial building at King George Nails.  Engine 1 AOS to find a middle of the strip store with nothing evident from 3 sides.  Charlie side report confirmed noth...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Smoke in the Commerical Building - Dolley's CT

On December 11, 2019 @ 17:21 hrs, Units were dispatched for burning smell in a commercial building. Units AOS to find a slight haze and burning smell. Checked store - believe cause to be the HVAC unit. Power secured to HVAC unit and breaker #26 - which co...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Apartment Fire - Kings Wood LN

On December 11, 2019, Units were dispatched for a possible apartment fire.  Dispatch advised a neighbor heard a smoke detector sounding and could smell something strange. The caller knocked on the apartment door, but no one would answer. Battalio...

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Posted on: December 8, 2019

Residential Structure Fire - Pumpkin Neck RD

On December 08, 2019 @ 17:17 hrs, Units were dispatched for a residential structure fire. Additional information advised of a shed on fire endangering a structure. RE2  AOS to find a 10x12 shed, well off. RE2 established tactical command and stre...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Medevac - Foxes Way

On December 05, 2019, Units were dispatched to set up an LZ for Medstar 2 to transport a Patient with injuries from a fall.  Units cleared the scene at 12:14 hrs.

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Posted on: December 1, 2019

Apartment Fire - Pine Forest LN

On December 01, 2019 @ 12:23 hrs, Units were dispatched for an Apartment Fire.  RE2 and M2 arrived on scene to find a 2 story multifamily apartment building with nothing showing from the exterior.  A 360 walk around was completed and fou...

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Posted on: November 30, 2019

Injured Hiker - Westmoreland State Park

On November 30, 2019, Units were dispatched to assist Westmoreland County with a injured hiker at the Westmoreland State Park.  A hiker was approximately 2 miles into the woods when she suffered a broken leg. Westmoreland crews were already on sc...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Structure Fire - Birch LN

On November 26, 2019, Units were dispatched for a structure fire on Burch LN.  EMS 1 arrived on the scene to find a one story trailer with nothing sowing Alpha and Bravo. Battalion 1 arrived on the scene and established command. Engine 1 AOS and ...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Outside Fire Endangering a Residential Structure - Vintage WAY

On November 26, 2019 @ 17:47 hrs, Units were dispatched to Vintage Way for a grill on fire.  Battalion 1 arrived on the scene and had nothing showing from a 1 story multi-family dwelling and established command.  Engine 1 AOS and after i...

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Posted on: November 16, 2019

Boat in Distress - Rappahannock River

On November 16, 2019 @ 21:41 hrs, Units were requested by the USCG to search for a Boat in Distress on the Rappahannock River.  KGSO Communications received notification from the USCG with reports of a boat in distress on the Rappahannock River. ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2019

Outside Fire Endangering A Commercial Structure - Consumer Row

On November 16, 2019 @ 11:31 hrs, Units were dispatched for the fire endangering a commercial structure - Reported large trash can on fire in front of the building. Units AOS to find a trash can smoldering in front of the building. The can was moved away ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Structure Fire - Cozy CT

On November 15, 2019 @ 02:40 hrs, Units were dispatched for a structure fire on Cozy CT.   RE2 first on scene reporting fire in bedrooms on C/D corner. Overhead electric lines burnt and fell to ground.  All occupants are out. RE2, E1, TK...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Vehicle Fire - PineHill RD

On October 31, 2019 @ 04:23 hrs, Units were dispatched for a vehicle on fire on Pinehill RD.   Engine 1 arrived to find a vehicle with the engine compartment well off. The vehicle was 100 or more feet away from any structures. BC1 arrived and est...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

MVA - Vehicle into a Commercial Building

On October 29, 2019 @ 11:24 hrs, Units were dispatched for a single vehicle accident with no injury, vehicle vs building ITA of 10000 Block of Kings HWY.  Crew's arrived to find a single story commercial building with damage to the store front ar...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

MVA into tree w/ Entrapment - Millbank RD

On October 22, 2019 @ 07:24 hrs, Units were dispatched for a vehicle accident with injury on Millbank RD - Additional reports indicated a person possibly entrapped. On arrival found a Pt. laying in the roadway beside a vehicle with major damage from strik...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Structure Fire - Mobile Home - Walnet DR

On October 15, 2019 @ 08:53 hrs, Units were dispatched for smoke in a mobile home on Walnut DR.  Upon arrival found a single wide trailer with light smoke showing on side Charlie. Crews made entry into the structure and found a small smoldering f...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Smoke in the Commercial Building - Government Center BLVD

On October 03, 2019 @ 01:10 hrs, Units were dispatch for a smell of smoke in the Emergency Communications Center on Government Center BLVD.   On arrival found a two story structure with nothing evident. Crew's entered the structure and c...

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Posted on: September 29, 2019

Structure Fire - Mobile Home - Shorty LN

On September 29, 2019 @ 08:54 hrs, Units were dispatched for the possible structure fire in a mobile home located on Shorty LN.  Upon arrival nothing was visible from sides Alpha, Bravo, or Charlie.  One male occupant was standing on the...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Smoke in a Residence - Millbank RD

On September 23, 2019 @ 07:15 hrs, Units were dispatched for smoke in a residence on Millbank RD.  Units arrived to find a single story structure on a basement with nothing showing from the exterior.  The occupants had evacuated the stru...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

MVA - Vehicle vs Mopad - Stanley RD

On September 23, 2019 @ 06:29 hrs, Units were dispatched for a MVC - hit and run car vs. moped on Stanley RD.   Units arrived on scene to find 1 pt. sitting on the guard rail. The moped was leaned against the guard rail as well, with pieces scatt...

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Posted on: September 21, 2019

Structure Fire - Truman DR

On September 21, 2019 @ 21:39 hrs, Units were dispatched for a residential structure fire on Truman DR. with fire in the kitchen.   EMS 1 & M1 AOS to find fire in the stove-light smoke visible. Single story home over walkout basement. &nb...

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Posted on: September 7, 2019

MVA - Single Motorcycle MVA - Caledon RD

On September 07, 2019 @ 03:21 hrs, Units were dispatched for a MVA involving a Motorcycle ITA of 4000 Block of Caledon RD.   RS 1, EMS 1,  Medic 1, & Medic 3 were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Extricated from Machinary - Round Hill RD

On September 03, 2019 @ 19:17 hrs, Units were dispatched for the male pt trapped under zero turn lawn mower. AOS to find male pt with legs pinned under mower- mower down 4 ft bank.  Crews built 5 to 1 Haul System Tieback to stabilize. M1 gave pai...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Structure Fire - Dahlgren RD

On September 03, 2019 @ 17:20 hrs, Units were dispatched for the kitchen fire in residential structure in the 13000 Block of Dahlgren RD. EMS1 first to Arrive on scene reporting fire in the kitchen side C of the structure. RE2 & E1 arrive on scene beg...

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Posted on: September 1, 2019

Structure Fire - Jersey RD

On September 01, 2019 @ 06:26 hrs, Units were dispatched for a structure fire ITA of 12000 Block of Jersey RD.  Upon arrival found a single story structure fully involved.  Engine 1 lay ed a supply line in from Jersey Rd and began an ext...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Animal Rescue - Merchants LN

On August 27, 2019 @ 12:40 hrs, Units were requested by Animal Control to assist with an animal rescue at the Dahlgren Walmart parking lot.  Animal Control advised of a kitten stuck in a storm drain in the Wal-Mart parking lot. Rescue Engine 2 AO...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Vehicle Fire Endangering a Structure - PineHill RD

On August 22, 2019 @ 12:59 hrs, Units were dispatched for a vehicle fire endangering a structure on Pinehill RD.   Upon arrival found a pickup truck fully involved under a carport adjacent to a residence.  BC1 attempted to use a ABC exti...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Structure Fire - Potomac DR

On August 21, 2019 @ 16:47 hrs, Units were dispatched for a commercial building fire ITA of 5000 Block of Potomac DR.  Reports were the hot water tank caught fire.  TR28, E2, & BATT28 were first on the scene with nothing evident and ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Structure Fire - Ashland Mill RD

On August 20, 2019 @ 21:05 hrs, Units were dispatch for smoke in a residential structure due to a lightning strike ITA of 11000 Block of Ashland Mill RD.  Call was upgraded after the owner noticed the second floor filling with heavy smoke and the...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Unusual Odor in a Commercial Building - Courthouse DR

On August 20, 2019 @ 13:23 hrs, Units were dispatch for an Unusual Odor in the Commercial Building at 10459 Courthouse DR.  Firerescue was requested to the County Admin building for a odor in the first floor.  Odor was determined to be c...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

MVA - Overturned Dump Truck

On August 19, 2019 @ 06:58 hrs, Units were dispatched for an overturned dump truck at Port Conway RD & Powhatan RD. Units arrived on scene to find same. Vehicle was on its side, and single occupant driver was out of the vehicle. The driver had some ab...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

MVA - Vehicle into a Commercial Building

On August 14, 2019 @ 03:48 hrs, Units were dispatched for a single vehicle accident with injury ITA of 9400 Block of Kings HWY -  Dispatch upgraded the call to Vehicle into a Commercial Building.   On arrival found the same with the occu...

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Posted on: August 10, 2019

MVA - 2 Vehicle MVA w/ Medevac

On August 10, 2019 @ 19:57 hrs, Units were dispatched for a MVA ITA of Kings HWY & Canterbury LP.  BC1 arrived on the scene and advised there were 2 vehicles involved with heavy damage and one person lying in the roadway with a total 4 patien...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Smoke in a Residence - Rosedale DR

On August 06, 2019 @ 17:38 hrs, Units were dispatched for smoke in a residence in the 6000 Block of Rosedale DR. AOS to find the water heater element had been arcing.  The arcing caused the insulation of the water heater to begin burning and smol...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Water Rescue - Rappahannock River

On August 05, 2019 @ 16:32 hrs, Units were dispatch for a disabled boat in the area of Hopyard Boat Ramp. Coast Guard called requesting F/R check the area- CG was in contact with the boaters. Boaters believed they were .5 miles west of the boat ramp- thei...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Smoke in a Commerical Building - Kings Hwy & JMPY

On August 05, 2019 @ 09:48 hrs, Units were dispatched for a strong burning odor in a Commercial Building (Sheetz) at 11449 Kings HWY.  AOS to find the store evacuated and nothing evident. BATT1 established command. E1 crew checked inside and RE2 ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Smoke in a Commercial Building - James Madison Pkwy

On August 01, 2019 @ 04:19 hrs, Unit were dispatched for the reported smoke in a commercial building (WaWa) at 5362 JMPY.  Rescue Engine 2 AOS to find a 1 story commercial building with nothing evident from sides Alpha, Bravo, and Delta. Rescue E...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

MVA - Single Vehicle Overturned

On July 23, 2019 @ 14:55 hrs, Units were dispatched for a Overturned Single vehicle MVC ITA of 8100 Block of Caledon RD.  Vehicle was on its roof, with single occupant driver out of the vehicle. Driver was with his parents who requested him be ev...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

Structure Fire - State RD

On July 22, 2019 @ 19:15 hrs, Units were dispatched for a fire endangering a structure on State RD.  Units arrived on scene to find a detached garage fully involved.  Crews advanced attack line to contain the fire and Battalion 28 establ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

Structure Fire - Beacon Hill

On July 22, 2019 @ 17:27 hrs, Units were dispatched for a structure fire on Beacon Hill.  Caller reporting smoke alarms activated and smoke coming from the residence. Units arrived on scene and BC28 established command. Crews made entry to the st...

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Posted on: July 21, 2019

Structure Fire - Garner DR

On July 21, 2019 @ 17:14 hrs, Units were dispatched for the grill that had caught fire on the rear deck of a residence on Garner DR that is now extinguished.  Subject requested the fire dept to come and check the grill and side of residence. &...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Technical Rescue - Madison DR

On July 01, 2019 @ 17:24 hrs, Units were dispatched for a child stuck in a tree. Engine 1 arrived on the scene and found a 7 Y.O.F. sitting in a tree approximately 14 feet in the air. The Child's mother was on scene, Child did not seem to be hurt or in di...

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

MVA - 2 Motorcycle MVA

On June 28, 2019 @ 20:21 hrs, Units were dispatched for a Motorcycle MVA on Caledon Rd in the area of Ford LN.   Medic 3 AOS to find two motorcycles involved with 2 patients. An additional  Medic unit and an Engine from Stafford County w...

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Posted on: June 22, 2019

MVA - Vehicle Overturned

On June 22, 2019 @ 21:27 hrs, Units were dispatched for an overturned Single vehicle MVA ITA of 3000 Block of Caledon RD. Medic 3 arrived to find the vehicle on its side with 1 patient still inside the vehicle. The vehicle had major damage. Single occupan...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

MVA - Vehicle into a tree

On June 17, 2019 @ 14:21 hrs, Units were dispatched for a MVA with possible injury ITA of Dahlgren RD & Cleydael BLVD. AOS to find a vehicle that was struck by a falling tree. 1 patient was evaluated by M1. Patient did not request to be transported an...

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Posted on: June 15, 2019

MVA - Vehicle into a Tree

On June 15, 2019 @ 17:06 hrs, Units were dispatched for the MVA ITA of Caledon RD & Fairview DR,  Medic 3 arrived on the scene and had one vehicle down a hill into a tree. BC1 arrived on the scene and established command. Medic 3 evaluated 1 ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2019

Water Rescue - Kayaker's in Distress

On June 15, 2019 @ 15:44 hrs, Units were dispatched to the potomac river in the area of Tims 2 for a water rescue.

Dispatched information was 2 kayakers in the water. One with a PFD and one without. Units responded and Engine 1 and Medic 3 arrived first an...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Mutual Aid to Westmoreland County

On June 12, 2019 at 13:33 Hrs, Rescue 1 was requested by Westmoreland County for a MVA involving a Tractor Trailer and a Pickup Truck. Rescue 1, along with Battalion 1 and Chief 1, responded and arrived on scene to find a Pickup Truck that had run into th...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

MVA - 2 vehicle w/ Entrapment

On June 12, 2019 @ 02:33 hrs, Units were dispatched for a two vehicle accident in the area of Kings Hwy and Bloomsbury Rd.  Units arrived on scene with the incident being located near Lambs Creek Church Rd on Kings Hwy. West Bound Kings Hwy was c...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

MVA - 3 Vehicle involving a large truck

On June 04, 2019 @ 09:22 hrs, Units were dispatched for a 3 vehicle MVA ITA of 14000 Block of Dahlgren RD. Units arrived to find two passenger vehicles and a box truck involved, all with heavy damage. Driver of minivan c/o injuries and was assigned to Med...

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Posted on: June 1, 2019

MVA - Single Vehicle into a tree

On June 1, 2019 @ 17:29 hrs, Units were dispatched and responded to a single vehicle crash ITA of Caledon RD & Fairview DR. One small pick up truck into a tree head on. Driver was out of the vehicle and refused evaluation by EMS. Check for hazards, fo...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

MVA - Single Vehicle w/ Entrapment

On May 31, 2019 @ 23:19 hrs, Units were dispatched for a single vehicle accident with person trapped near the intersection of Dahlgren Rd and Caledon Rd. During the response additional information supplied by the caller/victim put the location at Vertical...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Water Rescue - Boat in distress

On May 30, 2019 @ 16:32 hrs, Units were dispatched for a boat in distress in the Potomac River. AOS to find the boat docked at 2121 River Dr. and Persons on boat advised they were no longer in distress and no longer needed F/R. Assignment was placed in se...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

MVA - Vehicle Overturned

On May 24, 2019 @ 17:21 hrs, Units were dispatched for a overturned vehicle ITA of 14000 Block of Kings HWY. On arrival found a single vehicle on it wheels with all occupants out.  The vehicle had a single occupant which was evaluated by M1 and r...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Structure Fire - Cobblestone CT

On May 22, 2019 at 23:01 Hrs, Units were dispatched for a structure fire on Cobblestone CT.  Upon arrival of F/R, flames were showing from side Charlie.  The sole occupant was out of the structure and advised the fre was in the master be...

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Posted on: May 19, 2019

Building Fire - James Madison Parkway (McDonald's)

On May 19, 2019 at 15:29 Hrs, Units were dispatched to a fire in the kitchen area of the McDonald's Restaurant on JMPY.  Upon arrival of F/R, found fire in the fryer area and command was established.  Crews made entry and extinguished th...

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Posted on: May 19, 2019

Building Fire - James Madison Parkway (Country Inn & Suites)

On May 19, 2019 at 09:42 Hrs, Units were dispatched for a fire in a bathroom on the second floor at the Country Inn & Suites Hotel on JMPY.  Upon arrival of F/R, light smoke was showing from the eves and command was established.  Cre...

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