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Mon. Dec 22nd 2014
2014 Urbana Firemans Parade

On November 7th, 2014 Carrsville Members Hunter Alexander, Tyler Butler, Lynn Duke, Frankie Hasty Attended the Urbana Oy...

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Thu. Jan 10th 2013
Smokehouse Training

On Thursday Jan. 10, 2013 seventeen (17) members met at Station 20 @ 6PM for a pizza dinner and then headed to the airport tr...

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Fri. Oct 12th 2012
Fire Prevention Week Activities

On Friday Oct 12th several members presented Fire Prevention Week activities at Carrsville Elementary School. After...

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Carrsville Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 27
Carrsville, VA 23315



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Thu. Jul 30th 2009

At 02:26 Station 20 was toned out to provide mutual aid to the city of Suffolk by standing by @ Station 7. Engine 20 responded with a crew of four. City of Suffolk firefighters were battling a garage fire in the 7000 block of Indian Trail. Engine 20 and crew were released at

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Mon. Jul 27th 2009

During a series of severe thunderstorms, Station 20 was toned out at 17:50 to the 3000 block of Larwrence Dr. for a home possibly struct by lighting. Engine 20, Engine 22 and Tanker 20 responded. The thermal imaging camera was used to check for extention with none found. All apparatus was relea

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Sat. Jul 11th 2009

At 11:31 Station 20 was toned out for a single vehicle overturned in the 34000 block of Lees Mill Rd. Engine 20 responded and upon arrival, reported a single vehicle overturned in the ditch. 203 established command and checked for hazards and injuries. With no hazards found

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Tue. Jul 7th 2009

At 12:22 Station 20 was toned out for a brush fire in the 33000 block of Harvest Dr. Brush 20 and Attack 20  responded. Upon arrival 203 assumed  command and found a small fire in a hay bailer and numerous small fires in the hay field. Command called for

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Sun. Jul 5th 2009

At 23:20 Station 20 was toned out for a overturned vehicle in the 30000 block of Colosse Rd. Engine 20 and EMS 20 responded and met the driver of the vehicle being transported POV on Colosse Rd. Patient was packaged and transfered to Medic 72 for transport. Engine 20 and EMS

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Commisioner's Corner

We are constantly looking for grants made available by various organizations to help us fulfill our obligation to our community. Over the past 5 years, we have been very fortunate to obtain almost $500,000.00 in grants. With these grants we have purchased a new fire attack engine, new turnout gear, training aids, forestry firefighting equipment, a thermal imaging camera and other miscellaneous equipment. Soon, a new ambulance will occupy our station, 80% paid for by a grant from the State Dept. of EMS. This is money that we have not had to pull from the local tax revenues to provide our citizens with the best protection possible. It is important to know, we not only give of our time to service our community, but we are taxpayers too. It is also important to point out, if the volunteer system were to go away, the cost of fire and rescue in Isle of Wight would go up by millions of dollars a year. In 2013, the TOTAL operating budget from the County for Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services was $1,215,583.00. The total County Budget was $94,460,625.00. That means that Volunteer Fire & Rescue agencies received 1.2% of the overall County operating budget. We have long been good stewards of the Citizens tax dollars.   We will continue that tradition as long as we are able. Contact a member today or fill out the online application if you would like to join our team! 

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Be Aware of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 400 people die annually of carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless vapor that is sometimes produced by gas furnaces and space heaters. Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning include nausea, dizziness, severe headache, confusion, and unconsciousness. If you notice these symptoms in yourself or a family member, go to the emergency room right away.

If you have a central gas heater, use gas-powered space heaters, or have a fireplace, install carbon monoxide detectors in your home. These inexpensive devices, which are available from retailers like Target and Amazon, provide a warning if you have elevated carbon monoxide levels in your home. Even if you already have detectors, make sure they are in proper working order and change the batteries so you can be certain that they're fresh.

Recent Calls
Sat. Jan 3rd 2015
Mutual Aid Structure Fire

At approximately 14:30 hours, Station 20 was tapped out for a Tanker to respond to assist the City of Suffolk with a wor...

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Fri. Jan 2nd 2015
Single Vehicle Accident

At approximately 23:20, Station 20 was dispatched to a single vehicle accident unknown injuries in the 1100 block of Carrsvil...

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Sat. Dec 27th 2014
Residential Structure Fire

At approximately 1900 hours Stations 20 & 40 were dispatched to a residential structure fire in the 33000 block of H...

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