Wednesday, January 1st, 2020
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WOODBURY CT – Nearly 50 firefighters from the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Dept and four neighboring Connecticut towns contained a fire that destroyed a home in the early hours of New Year’s Da...
Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
On Thanksgiving eve, the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department responded to a MVA accident when a BMW left Middle Road Tpke, crossed over Route 6, and crashed through the Garden’s assembled Christm...
WOODBURY – The Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department extinguished an electrical transformer fire that briefly caused evacuation of 11 units in the Woodlake development Sunday night November 24th. ...
Monday, December 31st, 2018
During the year 2019, the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department responded to 344 total calls with an average of 11 firefighters rolling out each time.Fire (flame involved fires) 15False Alarms - 123Every...
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The Woodbury Planning Commission honored Richard “Rick” Rooney with its 2010 Bernard Rosenberg Award. The Award is issued annually to recognize a community volunteer for improving the quality of life in Woodbury through volunteerism.
Friday, April 8th, 2011
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The dry hydrant on Pond Valley Road is now functioning properly. After several attempts to draft from this hydrant the hydrant was taking off the list of usable dry hydrants. If water was needed in this area the firefighters would have to draft directly from the pump.
EMMITSBURG, MD — The United States Fire Administration (USFA) announced there were 85 onduty firefighter fatalities in the United States as a result of incidents that occurred in 2010, a 6 percent decrease from the 90 fatalities reported for 2009.
The Secret List www.FireFighterCloseCalls.com We regret to advise you that a Firefighter from the Tar Heel FD (Bladen County, North Carolina, Station 57) died in the Line of Duty last night after getting into a crash (in his personal vehicle) while responding on a brush fire call.
Wednesday, April 6th, 2011
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(WTNH) - W82TXT (Wait to Text) is a community awareness campaign, to encourage drivers not to text while behind the wheel. News 8 is handing out red thumb bands, with the W82TXT message. The bands are designed to remind people, not to text while driving.
3 years ago today, April 4, 2008, Firefighters from Colerain Township (Hamilton Co, OH) responded initially to what was a reported automatic alarm. While responding, the dispatcher upgraded the run, indicating from the occupants that escaped but were reporting a working house fire.
Friday, April 1st, 2011
The WVFD responded to a record number of calls during the month of March ~ 72. The average call volume for March is usually 26. The increase in the call volume was due to the flooding that happened on March 6 – 7th.
DOUBLE FF LODD EJECTION FROM APPARATUS: July 26, 2010 Chief and FF die after being ejected during a rollover crash - Virginia http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/fire/reports/face201019.html LODD AFTER TRAINING: May 01, 2010 Firefighter suffers a fatal cardiac event after fire suppression training -...
First Responder Vehicle Guides (Sources: General Motors and Nissan Corporations) The General Motors (GM) Service Technical College imparts information to assist first responders when performing rescue duties involving hybrid-type vehicles.
Friday, March 25th, 2011
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The WVFD is proud to say they sponsored a pine wood derby car in Cub Scout Pack 54's annual Business Cup Challenge and it won two trophies. The two trophies - The People's Choice Award and The Most Realistic Design Award.
Friday, March 25th, 2011
Spring clean up fever is in the air............... It's time to spruce up your yards and that means many homeowners will want to burn the small twigs, branched and brush in their yards. There are DEP regulations and a Town Ordinance that must be followed.
Friday, March 25th, 2011
Spring clean up fever is in the air............... It's time to spruce up your yards and that means many homeowners will want to burn the small twigs, branched and brush in their yards. There are DEP regulations and a Town Ordinance that must be followed.
Thursday, March 24th, 2011
The Officers and firefighters would like to thank all of those that were in need of our service during the recent flooding. You were all so thoughtful, kind and patient with us. Coffee, tea or a light snack was offered up to the firefighters at so many of your homes.
Chief Morgan and Deputy Chief Morgan arrived in Maryland at 4pm for the 2011 National Fire Service ~ Staff and Command Course. The classes run from 8am to 5pm for the next 6 days. The class is sponsored by the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute and the International Association of Fire Chiefs.
Tuesday, March 15th, 2011
Yesterday was the anniversary the Pittsburgh "Ebenezer Baptist Church" fire that killed Firefighter Richard A. Stefanakis, 51, and Battalion Chief Charles G. Brace, 55 in the Line of Duty. On March 13, 2004.
Monday, March 14th, 2011
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WVFD had our team drill on motor vehicle extrication Monday. Thanks to Corey and Shaker's family ford,we had two vehicles to work on. A ford windstar and a chevy sedan were staged and worked on at ESB.
Friday, March 11th, 2011
For the first time in the San Antonio FD's history, 3 Firefighters (including a Captain) have been suspended for traveling at an unsafe speed and not buckling up while responding to a fire last year. Following this story, is another story below, about a Connecticut widow as well as Firefighters who ...
Tuesday, March 8th, 2011
WVFD responded to a record number of emergency calls yesterday. 42 Calls - 42!!!! Thats a lot of emergencies for the firefighters. You may think - yeah lots of cellar pump outs, but there was a structure fire, a car swept off the road after going past road closed signs and a home evacuation due t...
Monday, March 7th, 2011
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The WVFD has been out since 11:30pm last evening answering the call and there were many, many calls to answer. They started out as the run of the mill cellar pumps out but soon turned to be a much more.
Take a moment to REMEMBER PFD Members David P. Holcombe, Phyllis McAllister and James A. Chappell who died in the Line of Duty on February 23, 1991. Additionally, read about the fire below-and the many factors that went wrong.

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