Fire & Rescue

Fire damages Strasburg home

Gloria Ingram walks across her front yard beside her neighbor's home, which caught fire on Wednesday.   Rich Cooley/Daily

March 15, 2017

STRASBURG — Fire burned a residential structure in Strasburg Wednesday morning. Crews arrived around 10:30 a.m. to see heavy flames affecting a single-story brick home at 377 Front Royal Road. Nobody was home at the time and no injuries were reported.

Fire destroys Edinburg home

Firefighters work to extinguish hot spots on this Edinburg fire Wednesday afternoon.  Rich Cooley/Daily

March 8, 2017

EDINBURG – Fire destroyed an Edinburg home Wednesday afternoon. The fire’s cause and origin are still under investigation.

Fire damages Warren County home

February 28, 2017

Fire and rescue crews from Warren County responded to a call for a structure fire early Tuesday morning at 100 Mountain Lake Drive in the Shenandoah Farms neighborhood in Warren County, according to a news release from the fire department.

Woodstock fire debris scheduled to be removed

Debris from this building that burned at 210 Main St.  in Woodstock has been moved off East Locust Street and piled back up on the former site.   Rich Cooley/Daily

February 26, 2017

Debris from the fire that burned a combination residential – business structure located at 164 N. Main St. in Woodstock on Feb. 10 still remains at the site.

Man arrested after Warren County crash

February 20, 2017

A Stephens City man was taken to the hospital following a single-vehicle crash in near the intersection of Freezeland Road and Bifrost Way in Warren County Friday afternoon.

Burned building was historically significant

Debris from the razing of the retail-residential building at 164 N. Main St in Woodstock remains piled up, blocking East Locust Street. The building caught fire last Friday. The rubble will eventually be transported to the landfill.   Rich Cooley/Daily

February 15, 2017

The building destroyed by fire at 164 Main St. in Woodstock last week was on a historic site, according to Lemuel Hancock, Woodstock’s urban designer and town planner.

Fire forces razing of Woodstock structure

Fire shoots out of the roof of this building at Main and East Locust streets in Woodstock early Friday morning. Rich Cooley/Daily

February 10, 2017

WOODSTOCK — Crews responded to a structure fire involving a combination retail-residential building at 164 Main St. in Woodstock early Friday morning.

Fire burns Conicville home

Edinburg firefighter Nathan Helsley, left, and Shenandoah County Fire Marshal David Ferguson walk outside this home on Jerome Road in Conicville that was destroyed by fire Tuesday afternoon. Rich Cooley/Daily

January 31, 2017

CONICVILLE — Fire crews responded to a house fire at 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon and arrived to find a home, located at 68 Jerome Road, engulfed in flames.

Funkhouser named new training chief

Rick Funkhouser

January 31, 2017

Rick Funkhouser has been named training chief for Shenandoah County Fire and Rescue. He replaces former training chief Bill Streett, who was promoted to operations chief in December. Funkhouser was one of four to interview for the job.

Sunday crash sends one to hospital

January 30, 2017

A two-vehicle crash Sunday evening sent one woman to the hospital after her sport utility vehicle overturned following a collision with a tractor-trailer, said Sgt. F.L. “Les” Tyler, public information officer for the Virginia State Police.

Pedestrian hit by vehicle dies

January 24, 2017

A pedestrian was killed Monday evening after she was struck by a vehicle in the 1500 block of North Shenandoah Avenue in Front Royal.

Fire company welcomes new truck

Brian Meade, a Frederick County career firefighter/EMT, wipes down the front bumper of Stephens City's new Pierce pumper outside the fire station Thursday evening. The fire apparatus has a laser etched backlight that is the first for Pierce to manufacture.  Rich Cooley/Daily

January 19, 2017

STEPHENS CITY — The firefighters at Stephens City Volunteer Fire and Rescue welcomed a brand new pumper/tanker truck to its station Thursday after crew members drove through the night from the truck’s manufacturer in Wisconsin.

Fire forces temporary closure of commercial laundry

January 16, 2017

A commercial structure fire in Warren County forced a commercial laundry and linen services, located at 26 Kelley Drive in Front Royal, to temporarily close its doors Monday morning said Gerry Maiatico, fire marshal for the county.

Fire claims Warren garage, vehicles

January 16, 2017

Warren County fire crews responded to a structure fire involving a garage at around 5 a.m. Saturday morning in the 3900 block of Guard Hill Road, said Gerry Maiatico, fire marshal for Warren County.

Pedestrian killed in crash

January 12, 2017

Authorities identified the 56-year-old pedestrian who died after a car struck him on the 800 block of John Marshall Highway in Front Royal on Wednesday.

Drivers identified in Wednesday crash

January 5, 2017

The drivers in the Interstate 81 crash that sent one man to the hospital Wednesday afternoon have been identified by Virginia State Police.