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2023 Incidents
Month Runs Fires MVA
Jan 63
Feb 51
Mar 56
Apr 51
May 56
Jun 85
Jul 54
Aug 58
Sep 60
Oct 84
Nov 86
Dec
Total 704 0 0

Previous Years
Year Runs Fires MVA
2023 704 21 13
2022
2021 712 14 146
2020 849 11 157
2019 926 20 156
2018 1027 14 173
2017 920 14 193
2016 879 23 189
2015 910 14 209
2014 647 22 187
2013 587 22 157

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Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department helping Boy Scout Troop 3 to achieve Fire Safety merit badges.

Assistant Chief Jason Koepke, January 20

Members from Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department helped with some of our local Boy Scouts earn their Fire Safety Merit Badge today.
Boy Scout Troop 3 learned home escape plans in case of a fire, how to test and install smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, fire alarm systems, stages of fire, and much more.

Congratulations to the members of Boy Scout Troop 3 who completed all the requirements for ... (Full Story & Photos)

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ANNUAL FUNDRAISER INFORMATION

Captain Cody Hassell, December 22

Dear Citizens,

The Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) would like to thank you for your continuous support. Your donations have allowed us to purchase equipment and participate in training classes that may not have been possible without your generosity.

The SVFD call volume for this year increased once again as our community and neighboring communities continue to grow. Our members volunteer ... (Full Story)


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TRUCK 50 TRAINING ON WHARF HILL

Captain Cody Hassell, December 22

Truck 50 spent part of Friday morning on Wharf Hill training on setting up and operating off of inclined surfaces. This is a low frequency skillset that members train to periodically as there are a few areas within Station 50’s response area that provide this kind of challenge during incidents. Wharf Hill provides ample opportunity to hone this skillset to keep Truck chauffeurs proficient.

Station ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption ACCIDENT ON N CHURCH ST

Captain Cody Hassell, December 21

Station 50 and 60 were notified of a accident with unknown injuries vehicle on its side in the 100 block of N Church St at 16:16 hrs. 504, 508 marked enroute along with R50, E53, E51 and M63. 504 arrived on scene first and established command with one vehicle on its side with the occupant still inside of the vehicle. 504 after conducting a walk around determined the person inside the car was not seriously ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Annual Fundraiser Information

Deputy Chief Charlie Kempton, December 21

December 15, 2023

Dear Citizens,

The Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) would like to thank you for your continuous support. Your donations have allowed us to purchase equipment and participate in training classes that may not have been possible without your generosity.

The SVFD call volume for this year increased once again as our community and neighboring communities continue ... (Full Story)


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ACCIDENT INVOLVING PEDESTRIAN

Captain Cody Hassell, December 18

At 1747 hrs sta 50 and 60 were dispatched to an accident involving a pedestrian on W Main St. 504 and E53 marked enroute along with medics and ES2. 504 arrived on scene established command and had 1 vehicle vs pedestrian with the pedestrian having sever injuries. ES2 based off the comments requested to launch a helicopter and the LZ to be at sta 60. E53 arrived on scene along with the medic and started ... (Full Story)


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ACCIDENT ON HARRY WILSON

Captain Cody Hassell, December 12

AT 0901 crews were dispatched to a 2 vehicle MVA on harry Wilson Rd. upon arrival crews found 2 vehicles head on with minor damage. R50 took command and check for injuries and hazards. medics transported 1 to local hospital.... (Full Story)


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SECOND ENTRAPMENT AT FOURSQUARE RD AND 258 (FATAL)

Captain Cody Hassell, December 12

AT 0633 hrs sta 50 and 60 were dispatched to an accident involving a trash disposal truck and car with one person entrapped in the car. Crews arrived on scene and unfortunately found one pt. deceased in the car. The scene was secured, and 258 was shut down for several hours. once the investigation teams concluded their investigation SVFD members respectfully removed the victim from the vehicle.

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ENTRAPMENT AT FOURSQUARE RD AND 258

Captain Cody Hassell, December 12

AT 0423 hrs sta 50 & 60 were dispatched to an accident with entrapment at the intersection of 258 and foursquare rd. 501,504, R50 and E53 marked enroute. while enroute R50 requested to add Squad 10 to the assignment. 501 arrived on scene with two vehicles one in the ditch and one on its side up against a tree and established command. 501 advised R50 that he had one confirmed trapped in the vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption CHIMNEY FIRE WHITE HILL TRAIL

Captain Cody Hassell, November 14

Shortly after 2200 Monday evening Station 50, Station 30, and Isle of Wight Volunteer Rescue Squad responded to the 10000 block of White Hill Trail for the reported structure fire. Units arrived on scene to find a chimney fire that was extinguished by the homeowner prior to units arriving on scene. Engine 51 checked for extension and overhauled the chimney before returning to service.

As we approach ... (Full Story & Photos)

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MINOR COMBINE FIRE

Captain Cody Hassell, November 08

November 7 at 14:13hrs, Station 50 was dispatched to a combine on fire in a field near the intersection of Fairway Dr. and Great Springs Rd. Engine 51 and Brush 50 responded and found light smoke coming from the combine and a small area of field on fire. Crews quickly extinguished the fire and had the fire under control within 10 minutes of arrival. Fire was determined to be caused by mechanical issues.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption STRUCTURE FIRE IN 40's FIRST DUE

Captain Cody Hassell, November 08

November 7 at 10:54hrs, Station 40, 70, and 50 were dispatched to the 20000 block of Orbit Road for a residential structure fire. 701 arrived on scene and declared a working incident reporting heavy smoke and fire on the back of the structure. Crews made an aggressive interior fire attack cutting the fire off before reaching the unaffected portions of the home. A primary search was completed and confirmed ... (Full Story & Photos)

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URBANNA FIREMAN'S PARADE

Captain Cody Hassell, November 05

On Friday November 3, members attended Urbanna's annual fireman’s parade. Our 1938 Maude won 2nd place in the antique fire truck classification. Thank you to DAVE'S SERVICE CENTER, INC. for hauling Maude.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Captain Cody Hassell, September 04

Yesterday afternoon units responded to the area of Browns Marina for a boat fire. Units found a single boat on fire no extensions to any other vessels. No injuries reported.

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department
City of Suffolk Department of Fire & Rescue... (Full Story & Photos)

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NEW ENGINE 50 IN PRODUCTION

Captain Cody Hassell, September 01

NEW ENGINE 50 IS IN PRODUCTION!!!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Captain Cody Hassell, August 26

We are extremely happy with our turn out today with thousands of people showing up! With almost all T-shirts being sold, we will place a new order Monday and post on our page when they are in. We would like to thank everyone who donated to our department so we can better serve our community. Don’t worry if you missed out today, with this being a big success we plan on having another Open House next ... (Full Story & Photos)

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DONATION FROM LOCAL CHURCH

Captain Cody Hassell, July 18

The Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department would like to recognize Smithfield Christian Church for generously donating to our department. Their church set a goal and took up an offering to benefit our department during their Vacation Bible School. Thank you Smithfield Christian Church for your consideration and contribution to our department!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Captain Cody Hassell, July 04

Your smithfield Volunteers want to wish you a HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!!! As a reminder, please drive safely. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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RESCUE 50 TAKES ACCIDENT AT 258 AND FOURSQUARE

Captain Cody Hassell, July 01

Last night crews worked a auto accident, at the intersection of Rt258 and Four Square Rd. Rescue 50 arrived on scene to find a two vehicle accident, with one vehicle in the woods. Upon further investigation it was determined, no entrapment and two patients needed to be transported to local hospitals. Both patients had non-life-threatening injuries. All units cleared within an hour and scene was turned ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Captain Cody Hassell, June 23

Earlier today, station 10 & 50 received report of a fire on Ashby Way. Engine 10, Ladder 10, and Tanker 10 responded along with automatic aid units from Smithfield VFD. Once on-scene units encountered active fire in the attic and through the roof of the residence. Crews made quick work of the fire and were able to keep it from spreading to the rest of the home. Over 30 firefighters were on scene with ... (Full Story & Photos)

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