Weekly Call Summary April 28 – May 11, 2019

Author Archives: siteadmin

Weekly Call Summary April 28 – May 11, 2019

Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad responded to the following calls between April 28, 2019 – May 11, 2019:  Medical: 95Motor Vehicle Accident: 6Electrical Shortage: 2Special Duty: 2Fire Alarm: 1Landing Zone:1 Down Tree: 1Structure Fire: 1Burn Complaint: 1Gas Spill: 1Smoke Odor: 1

read more

Weekly Call Summary April 1 – April 27, 2019

(Note – this weeks report covers 4 weeks of April. Future reports should cover a single week) Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue responded to the following Calls between April 1, 2019 – April 27, 2019: Medical: 240 Motor Vehicle Accident: 22 Fire Alarm: 6 Public Assist: 5 Brush Fire: 4 Downed Trees: 3 Structure Fire: […]

read more

Weekly Call Summary March 31 – April 7, 2019

Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, Inc responded to the following calls between March 31 and April 7, 2019: 95 Medical Calls9 Motor vehicle collisions3 Public Assists3 Fire alarms1 Burn Complaint 1 Vehicle Fire 

read more

GVFRS is currently working a single vehicle accident on Figg

GVFRS is currently working a single vehicle accident on Figg Shop Rd. with power lines down. Both lines are shut down at this time.

read more

GVFRS and VDOT recognized the heroic efforts of David Clements’

GVFRS and VDOT recognized the heroic efforts of David Clements’ coworkers for their quick response with life saving CPR after he suffered a cardiac arrest on the job. Shown below are L-R Robert Yeager, Jordan Clifford, Mark Green, Robert “Frankie” Hancock, David Clements, Rob Fox, Kevin Sears and Joyce McGowan. Their combined efforts led to […]

read more

GVFRS had eight of our members spend 3 full days at

GVFRS had eight of our members spend 3 full days at the Smithfield truck class this past weekend. Good job fellas.

read more

Gloucester Fire & Rescue is currently working a vehicle vs residence

Gloucester Fire & Rescue is currently working a vehicle vs residence scene in the north end of the county.

read more

PEPP Hybrid Class

Course Overview ALS Hybrid Course: March 10, 2019, 0900 – 1730BLS Hybrid Course: March 23, 2019, 0900 – 1730 Location: GVFRS Station 1, 6595 Main Street, Gloucester VA 23061 Limit to 6 Registrations in each class. Online course material must be completed prior to attending the course.Here is a link you can use for more information:https://www.aap.org/en-us/continuing-medical-education/life-support/Pediatric-Education-for-Prehospital-Professionals/Pages/Providers-About-PEPP.aspx Click the Sign […]

read more

GVFRS would like to thank Principal Reed for spending the

GVFRS would like to thank Principal Reed for spending the evening with some of our Fire Cadets and EMS Jr Squad members. We appreciate you taking the time to learn about our programs and all that these young men and women do to support our community!

read more

On January 26th and 27th, 25+ members from several of the

On January 26th and 27th, 25+ members from several of the Middle Peninsula area volunteer fire departments participated in the inaugural Middle Peninsula Mayday/RIT Weekend. In the fire service, when a firefighter is unable to get him/herself out of a hazardous environment he/she is trained to call a “mayday”. A mayday situation is uniquely stressful […]

read more