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A cold night for your Chuckatuck volunteers!
In below freezing temperatures, made worse by snow, your volunteers worked alongside units from Suffolk Fire-Rescue to control the fire.
Engine 29 and Brush 9 performed fire suppression and overhaul tasks, while Tanker 9 was involved in a water relay shuttle.
Engine 29 (Lt. Brock) responded with 5
Brush 9 (Lt. Bailey) responded with 1
Tanker 9 (R. Kelly) responded with 2
3 members arrived on scene POV
All the while, Engine 9 (Lt. Saunders) remained in service, and took in calls in the Village.Suffolk Fire & Rescue Respond to Residential Structure Fire - Godwin Boulevard
Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to a residential structure fire in the 4400 block of Godwin Boulevard this evening, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Emergency Dispatchers were notified of the incident at 7:38 p.m.
Suffolk Fire & Rescue Battalion Chief William Kessinger noted the first fire unit arrived on the scene at 7:45 p.m. and found the two story structure fully involved. The fire was marked under control at 9:35 p.m. The single occupant was not at home at the time of the fire and is displaced and will be staying with a relative. There were no injuries as a result of the fire.
Battalion 1, Engine 1, Engine 6, Ladder 6, EMS 1, Engine 29, Tanker 9, Medic 6A, Rescue 1, Tanker 1, Brush 9, Fire Marshal 1, Fire Marshal 6 and Safety 1 responded to the incident.
The Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire. ... See MoreSee Less
As a nearby resident id like to say thank you to all Y'all..it was such a terrible, bone chilling night but you did not wavier in your duty.. I am most impressed and proud of you all!!
Thank you all for your service especially on such a frigid night. So glad everyone is safe!
Visitation and service arrangements for Chaplain Winslow:
FF/Chaplain Winslow’s funeral arrangements:
Visitation is Friday at Baker Funeral Home 6-8pm
Funeral is at 1pm Saturday at Magnolia Church and then followed by graveside at Holly Lawn (next to downtown Farm Fresh)
Please contact the page if you have any questions. ... See MoreSee Less
It is with an extremely heavy heart that we say that our Chaplain, Mr. Aleck Winslow, has passed away during the night after a courageous battle with cancer.
Mr. Winslow loved his family, friends, and the Chuckatuck Fire Department; Please keep his family and friends in your prayers, especially this time of year.
Funeral arrangements are not yet available, but will be posted at the family’s discretion, once they’re finalized. ... See MoreSee Less
Wishing you the best !
Prayers for Helen, Win, Darryl, family and his Chuckatuck Volunteer Fire Department family!😢
Thinking of his family and his fireman family as well. Such a sweet, kind and friendly man. Always smiling and spreading joy❤️
So sorry to hear this prayers to his family.
So sorry to hear this! Prayer to the family! He was a special man.
Prayers are with the family. Aleck will be missed.
He was one of the kindest men I’ve ever known. Thank you for your service, sir.
May God bless and keep the Winslow family during this time of mourning. Chuckatuck has lost an icon.
I'm glad to have known him. He was a great man with limitless compassion and an admirable sense of duty to his fellow man.
I am so sorry to hear that will be praying for family and all the folks at the fire department.
Thoughts and prayers for his family and friends!! 🙏🏻🚒🙏🏻
Oh no.....my heart is breaking.... what a wonderful spirit and soul. He was my first t ball coach and the only person at church just say Amen out loud.....♡♡♡♡ I will miss seeing his crazy pants and smile at every fish fry.... my thoughts and prayers are with the Winslow family.
Pat Pearce Dossett
“Gentlemen, gentlemen.” Rest In Peace gentle man
He was truly a great man. He will be missed. One of my favorite people. RIP MY FRIEND. My thoughts and prayers r with the family.
Thoughts & prayers are with the family ! Chuckatuck has lost another great man !
What a great man may you Rest In Peace
Rest in peace Sir and thank you for your service! Please accept our deepest condolences from the King family and my God be with your loved ones during this holy time of year!
So sorry Alex was a wonderful person and friend, prayers for the family
Deepest condolences family, friends and Suffolk Fire Dept.
Rip praying for comfort for the family
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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