Stonewall Jackson Volunteer Fire Department

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Proudly Serving Prince William County Since 1971
2018 Responses
Fire EMS
Jan 112 339
Feb 81 317
Mar 122 305
Apr 93 327
May 108 362
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 516 1650

2017 Responses
Fire EMS
Jan 103 311
Feb 110 318
Mar 103 349
Apr 107 341
May 102 378
Jun 95 369
Jul 110 321
Aug 119 344
Sep 107 330
Oct 116 405
Nov 94 348
Dec 106 367
Total 1272 4181

Past Responses
Fire EMS
2017 1272 4181
2016 1322 4232
2015 1232 3852
2014 1164 3950
2013 1173 3726
2012 1207 3840
2011 1252 3964
2010 1148 3902
2009 1128 3752
2008 1245 3799

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Visitors From
February 15, 2007
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Visitors Today
Jun 24, 2018
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The Stonewall Jackson Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad has proudly served the citizens of Prince William County since April 1971. The department is dedicated to the preservation of life and property through education, quality emergency medical care, and effective fire suppression and hazard mitigation. Last year the department responded to over 5,000 calls for service.  This would not have been possible without the support of our community.  Please consider making a financial contribution below and help us continue to provide critical services to our community.

                                                                                           

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Passing of Charter Member Ivan Cook

PIO Amy Tarte, June 01

It is with great sadness that the Stonewall Jackson Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad announce the passing of Charter Member Ivan Cook on May 30th, 2018. Ivan was one of the original 47 members of our Department accepted into membership February 9, 1970. Throughout his many years of service and since retiring, he has remained a mentor and friend to many of us in the department. Ivan was ... (Full Story & Photos)

Charter Member, Ivan Cook
Charter Member, Ivan Cook

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No Caption House Fire in Nokesville

Chief Tom Wood, May 07

At approximately 0255 on May 7, units from Nokesville, Lake Jackson, Coles District, Bristow, Manassas City, Buckhall, Evergreen, and Stonewall were dispatched to a reported house fire on Windy Ridge Place in Nokesville. E505 arrived with smoke showing on all sides and advanced a handline for fire attack in the large single family dwelling, backed up by E507. TWR501, TWR525, and RS506 entered to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Large Mulch Fire Makes a Long Night

Technician Evan Neff, April 06

At 4:36 pm Friday afternoon units from Nokesville (E525, E505, B525), Stonewall Jackson (E511), Lake Jackson (E507, B507), Gainesville (E504, B504), Haymarket (E524), Evergreen (E515), Buckhall (B516), and Dumfries-Triangle (CP503) along with mutual aid from Fauquier County (E1110, B1110) were dispatched to box 2552 for a brush fire off of Piney Branch Lane near Balls Ford Road. That fire quickly ... (Full Story & Photos)

The view from Balls Ford Road
The view from Balls Ford Road

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The column of smoke rises over the car/house fire as the engine and truck crews move in to extinguish and stop the fire. A smoke column is a clear indicator that crews are approaching a working incident, and crews have to prepare mentally to work quickly and efficiently to save lives and property.
The column of smoke rises over the car/house fire as the engine and truck crews move in to extinguish and stop the fire. A smoke column is a clear indicator that crews are approaching a working incident, and crews have to prepare mentally to work quickly and efficiently to save lives and property.

Weekend Crew Does It All!

Vice President Drew Meadows, March 17

What do EMTs and firefighters do between calls at the fire station? A great way to experience the life of a local first responder is to learn about a weekend shift, or “duty crew,” at Stonewall Jackson Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad. Weekend duty crews are always busy! When our professional volunteers are not responding to fires, medical emergencies, or public assistance calls, they are ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Volunteer Chief's Concerned with Proposed Career 56 hour Work Week

Chief, Tom Wood, February 21

On February 20, 2018, the County Executive Officer presented a budget which replaces volunteer staffing by "transitioning daytime units to 24-hours" with career staff coverage at a significant cost to the taxpayers. The dedicated volunteers of Prince William County believe it is irresponsible and unnecessary to spend any taxpayer dollars to provide a service the county currently receives for free. ... (Full Story)


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Firefighters and EMTs from Ambulance 511 and Engine 511 prepare to meet the flight crew from AirCare.
Firefighters and EMTs from Ambulance 511 and Engine 511 prepare to meet the flight crew from AirCare.

Back-to-Back Shootings for Wednesday Night Crew

Captain Steven King, January 31

Shortly before and after midnight, the Wednesday night crew responded to two unrelated shootings. Sadly, the victim of the first shooting incident was deceased upon arrival.

Less than an hour later, Engine 511, Ambulance 511 and Medic 511, were again dispatched to a second, unrelated shooting. While EMTs and paramedics from Stonewall Jackson VFD&RS and the Prince William County Department of Fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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A Crew Delivers

General Member Linda Rupp, January 13

On Saturday 1/13/18, Company 11 units were dispatched for a female in labor. Upon arrival Medic 511, Ambulance 511 and Engine 511 found a female in active labor with visible crowning, it quickly became apparent that she would deliver very soon. M511 Lieutenant announced "we are doing this right here right now". Quickly and calmly the ambulance and engine crews readied the obstetric (OB) kit while ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Supply lines from Engine 511 are connected and ready to activate Tower 524’s master stream.
Supply lines from Engine 511 are connected and ready to activate Tower 524’s master stream.

Units Dispatched to 2-Alarm House Fire

Vice President Drew Meadows, January 09

At 0354 on Tuesday morning, Engine 511 was dispatched to a house fire in Gainesville. As the engine approached the scene, the officer and driver could see heavy flames glowing through the pre-dawn fog. Engine 511 entered the scene from the opposite direction of the other arriving apparatus. The driver connected to a nearby hydrant and established a secondary water supply while the officer and firefighter ... (Full Story & Photos)

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