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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News Headlines
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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Sat. Oct 29th 2011

At 23:43 Station 20 was toned out for a MVA in the 600 block of Carrsville Hwy.Medic 20 and Attack 20 responded and upon arrival reported a single vehicle in the ditch. With no patient was found hazards were secured and all units were clear a...

Fri. Oct 28th 2011

At 17:43 Station 20 was toned out for a smoke detector activation in the 1200 block of Carrsville Hwy. Engine 20 responded and upon arrival spoke to residents and determined alarm was caused by a faulty detector. Apartment maintenance was notified and stated they would replace...

Sun. Oct 23rd 2011

At 16:57 Station 20 was toned out for a brush fire near the intersection of Hunt Club Rd and Walters Hwy. Attack 20 responded and upon arrival reported a small fire beside the road. After extinguishing all units were clear at 17:08.




 

Tue. Oct 4th 2011

At 11:30 Station 20 was toned out for a trailer on fire near the intersection of Walters Hwy and Beaverdam Rd. Engine 20 and Tanker 20 responded and upon arrival reported an equipment trailer with it's brakes on fire. After extinguishing the fire all units were clear at 12:08.

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Sun. Oct 2nd 2011

At 06:58 Station 20 was toned out for the smell of smoke in a residence in the 6000 block of Carrsville Hwy. Engine 20 responded and upon arrival the home was checked with a TIC. The source of the odor was determined to have come from the furnace motor. Owner was advised to ha...

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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! 

Officer's Corner

~~Important spring cleaning home fire safety tips from the NFPA:

Fact: Working smoke alarms cut the risk of dying in reported home fires in half.
•Ensure smoke alarms are installed inside every bedroom, outside each sleeping area and on every level of the home, including the basement.
•Test them at least once a month by pushing the test button.
•Replace batteries in all smoke alarms at least once a year. If an alarm “chirps,” warning the battery is low, replace the battery right away.

Fact: The leading cause of home clothes dryer fires is failure to clean them.
•Clean the lint filter before or after each load of laundry. Remove lint that has collected around the drum.
•Keep the area around your dryer clear of things that can burn, like boxes, cleaning supplies and clothing.

Fact: Most cooking fires in the home involve the stovetop.
•Keep anything that can catch fire — oven mitts, wooden utensils, food packaging, towels or curtains — away from your stovetop.
•Always stay in the kitchen when frying on the stovetop.

Fact: Extension cord fires outnumbered fires beginning with permanent or detachable power cords by two-to-one.
•Check electrical cords to make sure they are not running across doorways or under carpets. Extension cords are intended for temporary use.
•Have a qualified electrician add more receptacle outlets so you don’t have to use extension cords.

 

 

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Carrsville Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 27
Carrsville, VA 23315
Non-Emergency: 757-569-9723
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