Pinch Volunteer Fire Department

2016 Responses
Runs Structure Fires MVA
Jan 68 6 21
Feb 56 5 18
Mar 59 3 15
Apr 65 6 15
May 31 8 11
Total 279 28 80

Past Responses
2015 732
2014 670
2013 832
2012 899
2011 786
2010 747
2009 771
Total 5437

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Visitors Today
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Rainy Day Fire

LIEUTENANT Patrick Clark, May 14

On Ma 14th at 1023 hrs. Pinch Fire Department was alerted to a reported working structure fire in the area of Exxon in Big Chimney. Squad 2 and Engine 22 responded within minutes with a total of 7 members. Squad 2 arrived on scene to find a single wide trailer fully involved with fire. Engine 22 established a water supply via hydrant and two (2) 1 3/4 hand-lines were deployed allowing crews to begin ... (Full Story & Photos)

Member Spotlight

FF Bob Jeffries, May 12

Into the spotlight for the week is our own Jacob Wolfe. Jacob serves as a Firefighter our of our Pinch main station. Jacob came to Pinch VFD in November of 2013 of a Probationary Firefighter. Since joining Jacob has successfully obtained his Firefighter 1, HazMat Operations, and EVOC to name a few

Jacob works full time with the WV Division of Forestry as a patroller. During his down time Jacob enjoys ... (Full Story & Photos)

Officer Promotions

LIEUTENANT Patrick Clark, May 05

The Member's of Pinch Volunteer Fire Department would like to congratulate the following members for being promoted to Officer positions at tonight's Board Meeting.

Duane Legg was promoted to the Captain position at the Big Chimney station.

Patrick Clark was promoted to the Lieutenant position at the Big Chimney station.

Congraulations to Captain Legg and Lieutenant Clark on your recent promotions. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vacant House up in Smoke

LIEUTENANT Patrick Clark, May 03

On 5/3 at 1129 hrs. Pinch Fire Department was alerted to a reported working structure fire on Conner Drive in the Mink Shoals area. Within minutes crews from Pinch responded. When crews arrived on scene they found a single story structure fully involved with fire. Crews immediately went to work by securing a water source via hydrant, deploying hand-lines, and setting up the Tower Ladder for aerial ... (Full Story & Photos)

Member Spotlight

FF Bob Jeffries, May 02

Another week is upon us which brings us to spotlight our very own DJ Fragale. DJ started in the fire service right out of high school in 2007, originally starting with Montgomery Fire Department while attending WVU Tech. In June 2009 he moved to the Pinch Fire district and became a member. DJ currently serves as a Firefighter and Driver/Operator out of our main station.

DJ is a full time employee ... (Full Story & Photos)

Member Spotlight

FF Bob Jeffries, April 19

Meet our very own Matt Kessler. Matt joined Pinch Fire Department a little over 1 year ago but is no stranger to the fire service. Matt has close to 17 years in the business and currently works full time at South Charleston Fire Department. During his years of service Matt has successfully completed multiple training sessions including: HazMat Tech, SCUBA diver, along with Fire Service Instructor ... (Full Story & Photos)

Member Spotlight

FF Bob Jeffries, April 15

This week we highlight our very own Garrin Hodge. Garrin joined Pinch VFD in 2001 and currently serves as a Firefighter, Driver/Operator, and Board Member out of our Big Chimney station.

Garrin served in the United States Air Force including a four year deployment overseas. After returning he became employed with Foster Supply Inc. in Teays Valley where he currently holds the title of Yard Manager ... (Full Story & Photos)

Member Spotlight

FF Bob Jeffries, March 29

This week we spotlight our very own Lt. Duane Legg. Duane started is the fire service in 1992 at the Clay Vol. Fire Department in Clay, WV. In 1998, Duane moved to Virginia Beach and became a Paramedic for AMR Ambulance Service. Duane returned to West Virginia and joined Pinch Fire Department in 2011. Duane currently serves as a Lieutenant for the Big Chimney sub station in addition to being the President ... (Full Story & Photos)



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