Around 1830 hours, Engine 29 was dispatched to a boater in … [Read More...]
UNITS RESPOND TO BOATER IN DISTRESS
Around 1830 hours, Engine 29 was dispatched to a boater in distress at Lone Star Lakes. It was verified that the subjects were taking on water in the Butler Lake on the North end of the park. Engine 29 (Lt. Brock) with 3, Brush 9 (Lt. Saunders) with 1 and Car 109 (Chief Dortch) responded to the incident.
Car 109 contacted Battalion 2 via cell to have one of their boats respond. Suffolk Fire-Rescue Engine 25's crew responded with Zodiac 5. Station 9 units arrived on scene, established command and located the victims approx. 1000 yards away. Command asked for Medic 9 to respond for standby.
Another family in the lake returned to the dock to see what the emergency crews were doing. We advised them of the situation, the boat owner and Lt. Brock & Saunders boarded the vessel and made their way to the victims. They reported back that both victims and inflatable boat had been located and were accounted for. They brought the victims to shore, where they were assessed by M9's crew. Both occupants denied transport and were released on scene.
Units cleared and returned to quarters. ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you for another excellent service to our community!
Tanker 9 is currently operating at a large tire fire in the 22000-block of Brewers Neck Boulevard in Carrollton. ... See MoreSee Less
Be careful and stay safe!
I trust you are all back safe and sound at the station by now .
The Chuckatuck Volunteer Fire Department is located on Kings Highway approximately ½ mile from Hwy. 10. This location allows the fire department to provide fire protection and emergency medical first response to northwestern Suffolk along with a portion of Isle of Wight County.
We are very proud to serve our community solely as a volunteer department; with over 50 volunteer professionals. Our members come from throughout our community to provide trained and professional service. All of our members are required to obtain a minimum of Firefighter Level I certification within one year of joining. Members participate in both regional and in house training courses. Many of our members are certified Fire Instructors and Fire Officers, and many hold various medical certifications from EMT-Basic through the Paramedic level.
The Chuckatuck Volunteer Fire Department operates out of a modern fire station that was constructed in 1998. We have 2 Engines (Engine 9 and Engine 29) 1 Tanker (Tanker 9) 1 Brush Truck (Brush 9) and a command vehicle (Car 109). The station and all apparatus is owned, operated, and maintained by the members of our department.
If you are interested in joining feel free to contact any department member, or email Membership Chairman Jeff Parsons at Jeffparsonscvfd9@gmail.com
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