Latest Smithfield Fires
By Senior Man
July 4, 2022


Engine 52 with 4 FF led by Lt. S.Tate responded to a fire in a truck in the 20000 blk of Bowden Lane on Friday June 24. Arriving to find a well advanced fire in a heavy duty truck, E52 deployed a handline and quickly extinguished the fire. CVFD #10 assisted on scene with water supply and personnel. No injuries were reported.


SVFD was sent to the 20000 blk of Paleo Point LN along with CVFD 10 for a lawnmower on fire close to the structure at 1159 hrs July 3. Crews from E52, E51 arrived to find a riding lawnmower on fire not impinging on the occupied structure. Crews from both SVFD and CVFD quickly extinguished the fire with no damage to the structure.


July 4 @ 1451 hrs, Spring Grove Way in the Benns Grant section of the county was the scene of a deck fire that had melted the vinyl siding of a residential structure. Luckily an alert nieghbor was able to use a garden hose and contain the spreading fire until units from SVFD and CVFD 10 arrived on scene and successfully mitigated the incident.