Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department
Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department
Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department
Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department

2017 Incidents
Month Runs Fires MVA
Jan 77 1 16
Feb 74 2 12
Mar 76 2 14
Total 227 5 42

Previous Years
Year Runs Fires MVA
2016 879 23 189
2015 910 14 209
2014 647 22 187
2013 587 22 157
2012 546 - -

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All Hands go to work on Harrison Dr

Captain Gregory Sellers, March 26

The bells rang for a working structure fire for the second time this week in Hamtown at 2231 hrs on Thursday March 23, 2017. First arriving E51 and the Rescue found a well off two story residential structure with rapidly advancing fire conditions. Crew mounted an aggressive interior fire attack and primary search, which proved negative. Additional crews were called in from Chuckatuck and Carrollton ... (Full Story & Photos)

Air Management Drill for Monday Drill

Captain Gregory Sellers, March 20

Monday March 20, 2017 SVFD held a drill on air management with SCBA's. The drill focused on how long to make an SCBA last before the low air alarm goes off and also how long a FF can make a cylinder last from quarter tank capacity to no air. The idea was to show how long each FF can make an air supply last under working conditions and under low air/MayDay situation. SCBA capacities in the SVFD ... (Full Story & Photos)

Heavy Fire on Arrival in First Due

Captain Gregory Sellers, March 18

On Saturday March 18, 2017 at 1714hrs, Engine Cos. 50, 51 and 52 responded to a Working Structural Fire on James Wilson Way. Isle of Wight Rescue Chief 601 arrived first, established command and found heavy fire conditions in a small exterior storage building with heavy fire extension to an occupied one story residential structure. Smithfield crews arrived and went to work extinguishing the fully ... (Full Story & Photos)

Truck Class 2017 Prep during a busy Saturday

Captain Gregory Sellers, March 18

Preparations for Truck Class 2017 continued despite a busy Saturday March 18 which began in the early morning hours. SVFD units started early with 3 runs before 0900 to include 2 EMS assists and an MVA with possible entrapment in the second due. Work began after breakfast on props but the calls kept coming. 3 more MVA calls throughout the afternoon slowed progress slightly but alot of work was ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Prevention or Public Education Inquiries

Captain Gregory Sellers, March 11

Any requests for Public Education or Fire Prevention events can be emailed to Fire Prevention/Public Education Officer Frank Vaerewyck. When emailing please include the following:

Contact Number
Description of Request
Date/Time of Request
Best time to Contact

You may also call the Smithfield Firehouse on South Church St. at 357 3231 to schedule as well

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