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2011 Incidents

Below are some of the incidents that we have responded to. We do not list responses to illnesses and many of the calls we respond to are not listed here, as we have to rely on the participants to turn over the information to the webmaster. This small sampling is intended to give you an idea of the type of calls we run.

Fire in a Structre
November 29, 2011
Units on Scene: Company 1, Company 2, Company 8, Company 9, Company 16, Company 11, Law Enforcement
A fire caused minor damage to a kitchen at a house on Temple Lane Monday morning. According to Brandy Station Volunteer Fire Dept. chief David Myers, firefighters contained the fire to the kitchen. No one was home at the time and no injuries were reported. In addition to Co. 2, companies 1, 8, 9, 16 and 11 responded...
Firefighters Contain Kitchen Fire

Fire in a Structure
November 27, 2011
Units on Scene: Tanker16, Ambulance 16-3, Wagon16, Response16, Company 8, Company 1, Law Enforcement,
An early morning fire — the second blaze in less than a week — in Culpeper has destroyed yet another shed. This time, the fire took place Sunday around 4 a.m. in the 14000 block of Hitt Mountain Road in Reva...
Fire Destroys Shed in Reva

Fire in a Structure
November 26, 2011
Units on Scene: Company 16, Company 2, Company 8, Company 1, Law Enforcement,
A Stevensburg home was spared but a nearby shed was destroyed in a fire late Wednesday night. Brandy Station Volunteer Fire Department responded first at about 10:44 p.m. and found a shed engulfed in 40-foot flames when they arrived at the scene...

Shed Destroyed in Fire

Southridge Apartment FireFire in a Structure
August 6, 2011
670 Southview Court, Culpeper, Virginia
Units on Scene:
Southridge Apartments, Culpeper, Virginia
Dispatched to a "Fire in an Apartment Building" fully involved. Members of Company 1, 2, 8, 9, 10 and 16, were called to 670 Southview Court around 5:15 p.m. Saturday. By the time they arrived, flames had engulfed one side of the two-story building and were leaping out of the roof.  Fire Displaces at least 16 at Southridge

Injuries - 2 Falls from a Horse
June 22, 2011
Dark Horse Trail, Culpeper Virginia
Units on Scene: Response16, 12-1, 12-3
Responded for reported injuries at Dark Horse Trail. Two patients had fallen from their horses. One patient fell to the ground, the other had a horse rear up and fall through a fence to land on patient's leg. Both patients transported to CRH.

Fire Outside
April 7, 2011
Hazelmere Lane, Culpeper Virginia
Units on Scene:

Chimney Fire
April 1, 2011
Elmwood Drive, Culpeper Virginia
Units on Scene:

Fire in a Structure
March 31, 2011
Piney Forest Rd, Culpeper, Virginia
Units on Scene: Tanker16, Ambulance 12, Law Enforcement,
Company 1, Castleton, Brandy Station and Rappahannock County’s company 2 and 5
Dispatched to a "Fire in a House" with flames showing. Upon arrival, we found a fully involved structure. House fire kills one, sends another to jail.

Tharp Rd FireFire Outside
March 29th, 2011
Tharp Road, Culpeper Virginia
Units on Scene: Brush16, Tanker16, Engine16
Brush 16 responded for a fire on the side of Route 29 North and Tharp Road. Upon arrival Brush 16 found approximately 1 acre on fire and quickly spreading. Brush 16 established command requested assistance. Tanker 16 responded, followed shortly by Engine 16. The fire was quickly extinguished. Photo credit: Mmy Bickers.

Motor Vehicle Accident
March 25th, 2011
James Madison Highway and Kettle Club Road, Culpeper Virginia
Units on Scene: Ambulance 16-4, Ambulance 11-, Law Enforcement, Med-Evac
Ambulance 16-4 was dispatched for a three car Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA). A tractor trailer struck a pickup truck that then collided with a car. Reva's crew transported one patient to Culpeper Regional Hospital. A second patient was airlifted from the scene.

Fire in a Structure
February 27, 2011
Shanktown Rd, Culpeper, Virginia
Dispatched to a "Fire in a Structure" with flames showing.
Wagon 16 and Tanker 16 responded for a report of a house fire in the area of Shanktown Road and Blackwall Drive. Wagon 16 was first on scene and reported that the fire was two to three sheds fully involved on the ground. Wagon 16 with the assistance of crews from Companies 1 and 8 quickly put out the fire.

Outside Fire on Store Road 2/20/11Fire Outside
February 20th, 2011
Store Road, Culpeper Virginia
Units on Scene: Brush16, Engine16, Tanker16, Brush1
Brush 16 and Engine company 16 responded for a brush fire. Upon arrival Brush 16 found approximately 1/2-1 acre of field on fire and quickly spreading. Brush 16 established command requested assistance from Company 1. Fire was quickly extinguished. Thanks to all who assisted.

Vehicle Fire Near a Structure 2-15-11Vehicle Fire Near a Structure
February 15th, 2011
Manor Drive, Culpeper Virginia
Dispatched to a "Vehicle Fire near a Structure." Tanker 16 and Ambulance 16-3 responded. The fire was quickly extinguished, preventing spread to the structure.

Fire Outside
February 14th, 2011
Reva Road, Boston, Virginia
Dispatched to a "Fire Outside." The fire later rekindled and we returned to extinguish it.  How I See It: Thanks to all those who came to our Aid

Fire Outside
February 14th, 2011
Scrabble Road, Castleton, Virginia
Mutual Aid to Rappahannock county for a brush fire threatening a structure. More information coming soon.

Fire Outside
February 14th, 2011
Thrift Road, Madison, Virginia
Mutual aid to Madison County for a brush fire threatening downtown Madison and the American Legion Building. Two sheds were lost and a private bus sustained damage. Read about it in the Madison Eagle: Brush Fire Threatens Madison.

Person Trapped 2-9-2011Person Trapped
February 9th, 2011 
Standpipe Rd, Culpeper, Virginia
Units on Scene:
Engine1, Wagon16, Medic12-3, Medic12, Law Enforcement, PHI Helicopter Aircare 2
Dispatched for male subject, fallen approximately 80ft from scaffolding; another subject possibly trapped on elevated safety rigging on water tank. Assisted FS1 and Law Enforcement secure scene. Aircare 2 landed and transported one patient to local trauma center.
Fire Outside - 2-8-2011

Fire Outside
February 8th, 2011
James Madison Hwy, Rapidan, Virginia

Units on Scene:
Brush10, Brush23, Tanker10, Tanker23, Tanker16, Engine23
Dispatched to a 'Fire Outside', 40' by 15' debris pile on fire, additional tanker needed. Due to winds, additional unit staged on Robinson River Rd. to protect exposure. Provided water supply to Rapidan Fire Dept. personnel in final stages of fire containment and overhaul. 

Fire In a House
Whippoorwill Ln, Reva, Virginia
February 7th, 2011
Units on Scene:
Medic 12, Ambulance16-3, Wagon16, Wagon 8, Tanker16
Dispatched for Basement Fire. Chief 16 in command of two store single family dwelling. Smoke showing upon arrival. Fire in basement with extension into first floor. Inch and three quarter hand line used to extinguish. Ventilation and overhaul completed.
 Fire in a House 1-30-2011

Fire in a House
January 30, 2011
At 09:16 this morning units were dispatched to a fire in a house. Units from Reva, Madison, Brandy Station, Castleton responded. Because of icy conditions, water had to be shuttled using brush trucks. There were no injuries. See Culpeper Star Article.

Single Vehicle Rollover on North Merrimac Road
January 20, 2011
Reva VFR was dispatched to North Merrimac Road for a reported auto accident. Units arrived to find a single vehicle rollover. The Toyota Forerunner had rolled over and hit two trees in an effort to avoid hitting a deer. Two patients were transported to Culpeper Regional Hospital for injuries sustained in the crash.

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