Fire & Rescue
Fire officials mull next step after consolidation demise
May 26, 2015
The Warren County Board of Supervisors’ rejection of a proposed consolidation of the Rivermont and Fortsmouth fire stations has left Chief Richard E. Mabie searching for new ways to fix their deficiencies.
Arrest made in arsons
April 22, 2015
A five-month investigation into four arson fires at two neighboring Front Royal residences ended Monday with the arrest of a town woman who lived in one of them.
Missing Edinburg woman found safe and unharmed
April 16, 2015
Shenandoah County authorities located an Edinburg woman Thursday afternoon after a search that began Wednesday when family members reported her missing.
Middletown mobile home fire displaces 2 residents
April 16, 2015
MIDDLETOWN — A mobile home fire at 202 Ogden Lane displaced two residents Thursday morning.
Fires destroy, damage two residences
April 14, 2015
A fire early Saturday morning destroyed a residence in the 1800 block of North Royal Avenue in Front Royal and forced two occupants to flee the structure.
Car slams into building; 1 injured
April 7, 2015
STEPHENS CITY — A card game among friends was interrupted when a blue Subaru Forrester crashed through the Stone Hall Community Center in the Autumn Glen retirement subdivision Tuesday afternoon.
Child burned after setting fire
April 1, 2015
A fire set at a Front Royal home Monday night by two children left one with minor burns.
Hearings set on merger
March 29, 2015
A three-year push to consolidate two Warren County volunteer fire stations appears to be entering its final stages with the approach of three public hearings scheduled within the next two months.
County fire chief seeks more paid responders
March 18, 2015
WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County fire officials say a volunteer department needs paid responders next year. But the request remains unfunded in the proposed fiscal 2016 budget.
Bentonville fire destroys home
March 17, 2015
BENTONVILLE — A fire destroyed a large, single-family house near Bentonville on Monday evening, resulting in between $500,000 to $600,000 in damage.
Fire destroys Frederick County home
March 2, 2015
STEPHENS CITY — A house is a total loss after fire swept through it Monday afternoon.
Money to burn
March 1, 2015
The blackened masonry structure that rises out of the landscape on the outskirts of Edinburg has been the scene of many fires, all of them purely training exercises conducted by firefighters from Shenandoah County and other jurisdictions.
Frederick County fire displaces five
February 27, 2015
A residential fire on Thursday at 756 Fairfax Pike in Frederick County displaced a family of five.
House fire takes lives of three pets
February 16, 2015
FRONT ROYAL – A fire on Monday left a house with extensive damage and three pets dead from heavy smoke.
Fire victim recalls harrowing escape
February 11, 2015
The flaming blast that burned Sharon Gillespie and destroyed her home in the High Knob subdivision last week is now etched into her memory, something inhabiting her thoughts as she tries to fashion a normal existence out of temporary quarters in a hotel room.
New Market man charged with impersonating EMT
February 6, 2015
WOODSTOCK — A New Market man has been charged with impersonating a certified emergency medical technician after a member of the town police said the defendant appeared at several emergency scenes wearing clothing affiliated with the town fire department.
Wind gusts, icy terrain hamper firefighters in battle with blaze
February 3, 2015
LINDEN—A fire destroyed a house at the High Knob subdivision, displacing both residents and sending one to the University of Virginia Burn Center, Monday afternoon.
Red Cross helping six people displaced by fire
January 28, 2015
Frederick County Fire and Rescue responded to a residential fire at 718 Wardensville Grade at about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Weekend fires affect Warren County residents
January 19, 2015
Two fires this past weekend in Warren County made the homes of area residents uninhabitable.
Fire destroys auto shop at Wholesome Foods Inc.
January 15, 2015
EDINBURG — Fire destroyed the auto shop building at Wholesome Foods Inc. on South Ox Road near Edinburg on Wednesday evening.