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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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3 Story Structure Fire Brings 8 Companies
Mon. Jul 9th 2012

On July 9th, 2012, at 12:30pm, Farmville Communications received a call of a structure fire at 6415 Farmville Road, near Worsham Grocery. Callers reported fire showing through the roof of a 3 story structure. Company 2; Hampden-Sydney Fire, Company 1; Farmville Fire, and Company 6; Darlington Heights Fire were first alerted of the incident. Engine 2-2 arrived on scene, and Farmville Road Command was established by HS203(Capt. T. Pugh). command confirmed the reports of fire through the roof, with most of the fireload in the attic of the residence. He called for additional water supply from Company 4; Prospect Fire, and Company 5; Meherrin Fire. Manpower was also requested from these departments, as well as Company 7; Rice Fire, Company 3; Pamplin Fire and Randolph Fire. While fire suppression operations were being conducted, Farmville Communications notified all surrounding counties of the incident, and advised them to have their departments on standby in the event of any other calls coming in. After the fire was knocked down, the situation was marked under control at 4:32pm. The fire was contained to the attic space, thus saving the rest of the structure. The scene was marked under control, and all units were cleared at around 5:00pm. Thanks to Companies 1,3,4,5,6,7, Randolph Fire, and Prince Edward Rescue for the assistance.

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