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House Fire On Dominion Place In Welcome

Tenth District VFD, February 13

Yesterday, units were alerted for a house fire on Dominion Place in Welcome. Truck 1 arrived first and reported a two-story single family home fully involved in fire. Engine 8-3, Tanker 8, and Chief 8-A all arrived shortly after. Crews advanced multiple hand lines and portable master streams for the operation. A tanker shuttle was utilized with the fill site located at a drafting hydrant about 2.5 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Tenth District VFD, February 10

Mark your calendars for the first of several Scrapbooking events we are hosting this year.... (Full Story & Photos)

Structure Fire on Ripley Way

Tenth District VFD, February 07

Monday evening, units were alerted to a structure fire on Ripley Way. Engine 8-3, RS8, Tanker 8, Engine 8-4, PA-8, Chief 8, Chief 8A, Chief 8-B, and Duty Officer 8 responded with a total of 16 volunteers. Crews arrived to find fire in an attic of a single family dwelling. Engine 8-3 advanced a line to extinguish the fire. Crews from Engine 201(NDW), Truck 1 (LaPlata), and Engine 11-2 (Bryans Road) ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Tenth District VFD, February 03

Late last night, our crews were alerted to a collision on Chicamuxen Road near Heritage Knolls Place. Crews were cleared quickly as the collision was determined to cause no injuries.

A few minutes later, crews were alerted to the same location for another collision. A separate collision had occurred, and a contributing factor was the remnants of the first collision with law enforcement still on ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Tanker 8 in Service

Tenth District VFD, January 28

As of 1300 hours on Saturday January 27, 2024, the new Tanker 8 is in service. The new tanker is a 2023 Freightliner/Pierce with a 3,000 gallon water tank and a 1,250 GPM pump. The unit is equipped with side and rear dumps, and can accept a direct tank fill at a maximum rate of 1,000 GPM.

The officers and members of the Tenth District Volunteer Fire Department would once again like to publicly ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Tenth District VFD, January 22

Yesterday our members took advantage of the deep freeze to train on ice rescue. We trained on various patient removal techniques. We also trained on airboat operations on the ice. Shortly after the training was complete, Airboat 8 and Fireboat 8 responded mutual aid to Fairfax County, VA in the Occoquan River for a reported ice rescue. Both units were placed in service while responding.

Our members ... (Full Story & Photos)

Units Alerted for a Structure Fire

Tenth District VFD, January 20

Thursday night, units were alerted for a structure fire in the 6100 block of Mason Springs Road. Engine 8-3 arrived with a report of smoke showing. Further investigation revealed a fire in the attic. The engine crew advanced a hand line to the second floor to begin extinguishment. Engine 21-1 (NDW Stump Neck) advanced a backup line to the second floor, while Engine 7-3 (Potomac Heights) had a line ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Tenth District VFD, January 18

This past weekend, our members trained on rural water supply operations with our new Tanker. The new tanker has a few pump features that are new to our drivers, so we are ensuring we are ready to operate. This unit will be in service very soon.

Additionally members trained on peripheral entrapment extrication. We carry a wide variety of special tools and equipment on Rescue Squad 8 that are used ... (Full Story & Photos)


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