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Wed. Jul 22nd 2015
Tractor/baler fire brings out Co. 2, Farmville VFD, and Darlington Heights VFD

Co. 2 dispatched to a tractor/bailer fire July 22 @ 15:30.  Thanks to Virginia Dept of Forestry personnel, Farmville FD,...

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Tue. Jul 30th 2013
Bomb Threat at Prince Edward County Courthouse

On July 30th, 2013, Farmville Communications received a call that there was a bomb in Prince Edward County Courthouse, and ga...

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Mon. Jul 29th 2013
Motor Vehicle Crash at Kingsville Road and Abilene Road

On July 29th 2013 at approximately 2:20am, Hampden-Sydney Fire was dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle crash with no in...

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Wed. Feb 15th 2017
Burn Law in Effect

Notification from the Virginia Department of Forestry

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Wed. Oct 5th 2016
Upcoming Firefighter Training in Prince Edward County

Firefighter I is scheduled to begin Oct. 18 and will run until Feb. 2017.  Please check the files section on the left fo...

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Wed. Jul 23rd 2014

Hampden-Sydney Fire and EMS are in need of volunteers! If you are interested in joining our department, please fill out an on...

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Fully Involved Structure Brings Multiple Companies to Farmville
Sat. May 19th 2012

On May 19th, 2012 at 4:20pm, Farmville Communications dispatched Company 1 (Farmville Fire) and Company 2(Hampden-Sydney Fire) to a report of a structure fire, with flames visible through the roof on Park Avenue in the Town of Farmville. Company 1 requested a third company, Company 7(Rice Fire) be added to the assignment. On arrival, Command was established by Farmville Fire 102( Asst. Chief A. Goss). He reported a single story structure with fire through the roof. All surrounding roads were shut down by Farmville Police Department to allow apparatus to enter the scene. At 4:34pm, Engine 2-2 arrived on scene, followed by Engine 2-1 at 4:43pm. Rice units Engine 7-3 and Tanker 7-6 arrived at 4:41pm. Initial knockdown was complete at 4:36pm, with some hotspots still present, and a good amount of overhaul to be done. Firefighters from Company 4(Prospect Fire), Company 3(Pamplin Fire), Company 5 (Meherrin Fire) and Company 6 (Darlington Heights Fire) were on scene to assist. Command requested Air 50 be brought from Company 2 to assist with refilling bottles at 4:49pm. At 5:14pm, Hampden-Sydney 205(2Lt. Cooper) notified dispatch that one male resident had been displaced by the fire, and to contact Red Cross to make arraingements for him. At 6:35pm, Hampden-Sydney 202(Asst Chief Crawley) advised the scene was under control, and they would be on scene cleaning up and getting trucks back in service. At 7:25pm Command was terminated and all units returned to service. Units on scene were Engine1-1, Truck 1, Engine 2-1, Engine 2-2, Engine 7-3, Tanker 7-6, Prince Edward Rescue 13, Air 50, and multiple units from Farmville Police Department. Thanks to personell from all 7 Prince Edward fire companies in assisting with the incident.


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