Fire & Rescue
Ready, set, fight fires
May 19, 2016
WOODSTOCK – Fire trainers from the area gathered at the Shenandoah County Government Center Thursday to train on a newly acquired training prop. The prop, funded by a regional grant secured by the Virginia Department of Fire Programs, is essentially a mock car that is used to train firefighters on the management of vehicle fires.
The prop will be shared between Page, Frederick, Shenandoah and Warren Counties.
All trails now open in Shenandoah National Park
May 4, 2016
The trails that were closed as a result of the wildfire in Shenandoah National Park have been reopened, according to a news release issued by the park service. All of the park’s services and facilities will return to their normal schedules, said park Superintendent Jim Northup.
Tractor cab transporting diesel catches fire
April 26, 2016
Traffic on John Marshall Highway near Linden was closed off for three hours Tuesday afternoon as Warren County Fire and Rescue Services units responded to a tractor trailer cab that had caught fire.
Fire damages Edinburg grocery store
April 25, 2016
EDINBURG – Flames shooting out of the bottom of a drink cooler at Larkin’s Grocery Store startled co-owner Sunny Singh on Sunday evening.
Ambulance damaged in crash
April 22, 2016
A Warren County ambulance is out of commission for repairs after an accident on Reliance Road on Thursday afternoon.
Fire keeps raging; smoke drifts up valley
April 22, 2016
The fire raging in Shenandoah National Park for the past week has brought the smell of burning wood as far as Washington D.C., according to Sally Hurlbert, public information officer for the park.
Mount Jackson Rescue and Fire moves into new facility
April 10, 2016
The Mount Jackson Rescue and Fire Company has completed its move to a new 15,000-square-foot-facility after a lengthy approval and construction process.
Warren fire station adds new ambulance, fire engine
March 31, 2016
Warren County Fire Station 6 has added two new apparatus to its fleet. The apparatus, a fire engine six and ambulance six, will improve the station’s efficiency, according to Lt. Tony Maiatico.
Swallowed in Flames
March 25, 2016
MOUNT JACKSON – Flames and smoke swallowed the home of Daryl and Yvett Hulvey on Wednesday evening, leaving a charred hulk where the house had stood for more than a century.
Triplett Tech students repaint brush fire truck
March 22, 2016
MOUNT JACKSON – Triplett Tech students in the collision repair program repainted a truck for the Mt. Jackson Fire and Rescue Department.
Woman dies in crash on Remount Road
February 29, 2016
Front Royal police investigated the cause of a single-vehicle fatal crash that occurred after midnight Monday morning in the 800 block of Remount Road.
Wildfire season off to quiet start
February 28, 2016
Weather conditions have literally dampened the state’s wildfire season since its opening about two weeks ago.
Area man dies in crash
February 23, 2016
A Winchester man died Tuesday afternoon in a single vehicle crash on Glendobbin Road in Frederick County.
Lingering ice causes crash in Warren
February 18, 2016
A woman is recovering from injuries sustained during a crash along Howellsville Road in Front Royal that occurred on Wednesday morning.
Man dies in Basye fire
February 5, 2016
A fire that sent home oxygen cylinders sailing hundreds of feet through the air took the life of a 56-year-old man in his home Thursday afternoon.
Two more fires take a toll in Warren County
January 20, 2016
Firefighters in Warren County continued scrambling Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning as one fire leveled a small house and another caused extensive damage to an apartment building.
Cold weather blamed in trailer fire
January 19, 2016
Warren County fire officials reported Tuesday a rash of cold weather related calls, including a fire that destroyed a trailer in the morning.
Area man dies of burns
January 18, 2016
A Bentonville man died Saturday of burns authorities say he received after accidentally lighting his clothes and hair on fire while attempting to light a cigarette.
Fire closes Burger King in New Market
January 18, 2016
A fire on Monday morning forced the evacuation of customers and employees from the Burger King in New Market.
House fire forces evacuation
January 12, 2016
A chimney fire destroyed part of a house Tuesday morning and forced the evacuation of two occupants in what town Fire Chief Jeff Wharton said is likely to be the first of several such incidents as cold weather settles in over the area.