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Previous Years
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2021 712 149 146
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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Early Morning Vehicle into Structure

Senior Man, May 03

On Tuesday May 3 at approximately 0755, SVFD and EMS were sent to the 16000 blk of Scott's Factory Rd for a vehicle into a structure. Arriving units found a single vehicle into a structure. Damage to the structure was moderate but thankfully no injuries were sustained by the occupants of the vehicle or structure. IoW sheriff's office and building/codes handled the remainder of the incident... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Successful Saturday Special Events Day In Smithfield

Senior Man, April 16

Saturday April 16, 2022 was a busy public relations event day for the members of SVFD. 3 different events were handled by 10 crew members on Engine 51, Rescue 50 and Chief 504. With the MUCH APPRECIATED assistance of the Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department the candy drop at the Smithfield Assembly of God was a huge success. The Members and Officers of the SVFD wish everyone a happy easter!!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Donated Vehicles needed For Fire Department Training.

Assistant Chief Jason Koepke, April 14

Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department looking for donated junk vehicles for upcoming classes.

Vehicles must have a Title .

If you have a vehicle and would like to make a donation to our department to train our firefighters please contact:

Ryan Brown
(757) 618-3388
Thank you!... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption SEARCH & RESCUE CLASS IN SEPTEMBER 2022

Assistant Chief Jason Koepke, April 09

Dates: September 9 - 11 , 2022

Friday September 9th- Classroom Lecture
Saturday September 10th- Hands-On
Sunday September 11th- Hands-On

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00pm all three days.

Location: 1804 South Church Street Smithfield, VA 23430

Cost: $350.00 per student with lunch included.

This class will be a great opportunity for people who were unable to attend or Truck Class in March. Search & Rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Smithfield goes to Surry Co. for Saturday Job

Senior Man, March 19

Engine 51 with 3 SVFD members and 502 (Deputy Chief Kempton) responded mutual aid to Surry Co. on March 19 @ 1524 hrs to assist with a structure fire on Ellerslie Drive. On arrival, E51 assisted with fire attack of a detached shed and a working woods fire that resulted from the shed fire. E-51 operator set up a draft from a drop tank and shuttled water to apparatus while the rest of the crew assisted ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Smithfield Truck Class 10th Year

Senior Man, March 08

March 4-6, 2022 SVFD held its 10th annual Truck Class. Instructors from all over the east coast covered subjects such as VEIS, Vertical Ventilation, Fire attack and search with a water can, basic and complex forcible entry and ground ladders just to name a few. This Class is highly sought after and sells out within minutes, also this is the first year all of the class has been held at SVFD quarters. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Weekend Worker on White Heron St

Senior Man, March 06

With the 1st day of truck class hands-on training completed and duty crews preparing for day 2, the box was transmitted at 2314 hrs March 5, 2022 reporting an RV fully involved with exposure problems in the 2nd due response area. E51 (FF Sellers) with 4, T50 (Lt Zach) with 5 and Deputy Chief Kempton (502) responded. E51 arrived with a fully involved RV and assigned fire attack as well as giving E10 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Coordinated Rescue Saves Life on Courthouse Highway

Senior Man, February 21

On Saturday Feb. 19, 2022 at 1907 hrs. units from Smithfield Vol. Fire, Carrollton Vol. Fire (10), Rushmere Vol. Fire (30), IOW Rescue (60) were dispatched to the 13500 blk. of Courthouse Highway for a structural fire with reported one person trapped. Upon arrival, crews found a working fire in the living room with a confirmed bedridden occupant inside who was unable to escape. Fire crews simultaneously ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Burn Law in Effect

Senior Man, February 15

Burn Law in Effect... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Another Extrication for Rescue 50

Senior Man, February 12

In the early morning hours of Feb 11, SVFD was dispatched to an MVA at South Church St and Rt 10. Units arrived quickly to a 2 vehicle accident with 1 person trapped. Crews safely and efficiently extricated 1 pt. by removing the drivers door. The pt. was evaluated, treated and transported along with another pt. to a local medical facility.

Responding Units
SVFD Chiefs, E51, R50, IOWRS and CVFD 10... (Full Story & Photos)

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2022 Annual Awards Dinner

Senior Man, February 05

On the evening of Feb 4, 2022 the SVFD held its annual awards dinner banquet at the Smithfield Center. In attendance were members of local government and neighboring fire depts. Keynote speaker, Smithfield Town Manager Mr Michael Stallings, who has a deep family history in the SVFD highlighted how "volunteers don't have the time, they have the heart". Yearly awards were presented to Lieutenant ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighter Ryan Brown being presented the Jack Finley Training Award
Firefighter Ryan Brown being presented the Jack Finley Training Award

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No Caption Unusual Accident

Senior Man, January 14

On Weds, Jan 12 @ 1128 SVFD, CVFD(10) and IOWRS (60) were dispatched to an accident off Nike Park. Units arrived to find a US Navy helicopter has made an emergency landing in the fields. Command was established, crews investigated and found no fire or other hazards. All occupants were accounted for and denied injury except for 1 minor injury, no extrication was needed. The patient was tended to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Training Totals for 2021

Senior Man, January 06

Training! It keeps you, the public, safe by maintaining the skills and knowledge of your SVFD, It also allows new techniques and ideas to be shared. The SVFD does this through company drills, multi-jurisdictional classes, state classes and even out of state classes. During the year 2021, the SVFD completed an amazing 3,066 hrs of training, an average of 255 hrs per month. This amount of training ... (Full Story)


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No Caption Monday Morning Madness on Maplewood Ct

Senior Man, December 20

After assisting CVFD (10) with serious MVA this am, an alarm of fire for a RV/vehicle fire was transmitted in the 100 blk of Maplewood Ct. Crews arrived to heavy fire conditions and quickly knocked down the main body of fire. No extension to residence other than melted siding, crews from SVFD (E51, E52, T50), RVFD (30), CVFD (10) and IOWRS (60) responded to the incident. Cause is possibly electrical.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Route 10 Entrapment

Fire Lt. Chris Zach, December 18

On 12/17/21 at 1145 hours station 50 and station 60 were dispatched for an MVA with possible entrapment on the Route 10 bypass. Engine 51, Rescue 50 and Chief 503 responded from quarters. ES2 and ES4 arrived on scene to find a single vehicle on its roof with one pt confirmed trapped . Engine 51, Rescue 50 arrived on scene and went to work stabilizing the vehicle, removing the drivers side door ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Department looking for Connex Box Containers to build Fire Training Props

Division Chief Jason Koepke, November 16

Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department looking for any size connex box containers to be built into fire training props for our department.

We can pick up from any location.

Contact: Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department
(757) 544-7007
jasonkoepke93@gmail.com... (Full Story & Photos)

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Smithfield Truck Company Operations Class March 4 - 6, 2022

Division Chief Jason Koepke, November 11

TRUCK COMPANY OPERATIONS TRAINING RETURNS TO HAMTOWN!!

The Pandemic has taken a toll on training everywhere including the annual Smithfield Truck Company Operations Class. But we have overcome and pressed forward and the class will return in full swing March 4 - 6, 2022 . Instructors from all over the east coast will be in attendance to pass along their experiences and skills to eager firefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Smithfield VFD Vehicle Rescue Class in December

Division Chief Jason Koepke, September 29

Registration for the Smithfield Vehicle Rescue class will open at 9am on November 1st. Class will be held on December 3th 4th and 5th from 08:00 to 17:00.

This year we have been fortunate to obtain multiple heavy vehicles to lift, move and stabilize. As always students will be given the opportunity to use cutting edge tools and techniques on common passenger vehicle's.
In addition to teaching stations ... (Full Story & Photos)

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20 Yr Tribute to 9/11 Events

Senior Man, September 11

20 yrs ago today our country was devastated by 4 horrific terrorist attacks on our country. We as a country should never forget those events and the heros that saved many lives that day. The SVFD held a remembrance ceremony at 0846, the time that tower 1 was hit. We will never forget that day, the heros and the victims, a day that showed the worst in mankind and the best of mankind all in one event ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Senior Man, August 17

SVFD Rescue 50 responded to two trapped in a vehicle on its side @ 1038 hrs on 8/17/21. Carrollton units arrived first and began extrication efforts supported by R50 upon their arrival. Crews removed the occupants within 15 minutes and then they were transported to a local medical center
A pet dog was also removed safely and given care as needed.

... (Full Story & Photos)

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