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Engine 29 operating on scene, Engine 9 went in service shortly after and was relocated to Station 6 while Smithfield VFD Engine 51 is backfilling Chuckatuck. Well over 1800 feet of 5in supply hose was laid to reach the residence.FIRE DESTROYS HOME
Suffolk, VA (February 24, 2017) – Suffolk Fire & Rescue crews responded this afternoon to a residential structure fire in a rural area off Crittenden Road.
Emergency Communications received a call at 12:35 p.m. regarding the incident at a residence in the 1600 block of Mt. Lebanon Avenue, and the first unit arrived on scene at 12:38 p.m.
Battalion Chief Craig Abraham advised that upon arrival at the single story residence they found heavy fire in the attached garage and the left side of the residence. The occupant had vacated prior to the arrival of firefighters.
The home and garage have been declared a total loss. A residence next door sustained damage from heat exposure.
Two firefighters sustained minor injuries and were ground transported to a local hospital.
One adult was displaced as a result of the fire and is being assisted by the American Red Cross.
Responding units included Engines 5, 6 and 25, Ladder 5, Rescue 1, Medics 5 and 9, Battalions 1 and 2, and Engine 29 from the Chuckatuck Volunteer Fire Department.
Suffolk Police provided traffic control at the scene.
The Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating. ... See MoreSee Less
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And when you become certified, apply to become a member with us!! We'd love to have you!! (To become a member, you must be: CPR certified and EMT certified or CPR certified and EVOC certified. Unless you are applying for Jr. membership) Contact Vice President of Membership Lorie Kelly Shepherd @ 757-477-2058 for more details on becoming a member. Contact Deputy Chief of Training, Louis Durkac for more information on training/certifications/classes at trainingIWVRS@gmail.com ... See MoreSee Less
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