Pinch Volunteer Fire Department

2015 Responses
January 34
Feburary 66
March 75
April 56
May 52
June 31
July 39
August 53
September 39
October 53
November 36
Total 534

Past Responses
2014 670
2013 832
2012 899
2011 786
2010 747
2009 771
Total 4705

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Member Spotlight

FF Bob Jeffries, October 30

This week we recognize our own John Thaxton. John joined the fire department in June of 1989 when he was 18 years old and remains very active with the department. John has served in different positions on our Board of Directors and currently holds a Member at Large position as well as the chairman of the Membership Committee.

Outside the fire department John and his wife Tina are the proud owners ... (Full Story & Photos)

Quick Knock Down Saves House

FF Patrick Clark, October 20

At 05:57 hrs. Pinch VFD was alerted to a reported structure fire on Elm St near Terumi Ln. Units responded quickly to find a 2 story residence with fire on the downstairs confined to the living area. Crews were quickly able to extinguish the fire with minimal water and smoke damage to the residence. No one was reported to be home at the time of the blaze and no injuries were reported throughout the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Member Spot Light- A.C. Donald Milgram

FF Bob Jeffries, October 19

This week's Member Spot Light is Assistant Chief Don Milgram. Donnie has been in emergency services since he was 14 as a First Aid Explorer in Middletown, NJ. Donnie moved to West Virginia in 1982 and joined the Frame Vol. Fire Department as a Junior Firefighter. In 1994, Donnie moved to the Pinch Fire District and joined the department as a Firefighter. Throughout the years Donnie has held the ranks ... (Full Story & Photos)

Squad 2 / Fire Safety House Dedication and Housing

FF Patrick Clark, October 04

Today Pinch Fire Department members along with members of the community gathered at the main station to officially house and dedicate these two vehicles. Chief David Wagoner addressed the community and members by explaining the uses of the new vehicles and how they are going to help the members better serve the community. Followed by that both vehicles were blessed by Reverend Jim Walther from St. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Hotel Staff Saves Room

FF Patrick Clark, September 13

On September 13th at approx. 13:40 hrs. Pinch Fire Department was dispatched to a reported commercial structure fire at the Sleep Inn Hotel on Pennsylvania Ave. in the Mink Shoals area. Lieutenant 2 arrived on scene moments after being dispatched and reported nothing showing from the exterior. Upon further investigation it was found that there was heavy smoke on the 3rd floor and that the fire was ... (Full Story & Photos)

Member Spotlight

FF Bob Jeffries, September 02

This week we spotlight Captain Jon Coleman. Jon started with the Pinch Fire Department in 2000 and has continued to excel in his career in the fire service since then. Jon currently works full-time for the Charleston Fire Department as a Firefighter/Paramedic and part-time for HealthNet Aeromedical Services Base 3 as a Flight Paramedic.

Jon has worked is way up the ranks over the years from Firefighter ... (Full Story & Photos)

2 Entrapped, Escape Injury

FF Patrick Clark, August 30

On August 30th at 04:46 hours, Pinch Fire Department was alerted of a motor vehicle accident with reported entrapment. Assistant Chief 2 arrived on scene within minutes and reported a two vehicle crash with moderate to heavy damage noted on the vehicle's and two subjects entrapped. Engine 23 and Utility 25 arrived on scene, stabilized the vehicle and began the extrication process. Both subjects were ... (Full Story & Photos)

Member Spotlight

FF Bob Jeffries, August 19

This week's Member Spot Light is someone who is near and dear to all of us at Pinch Vol. Fire Department. Retired Chief Bill Allen joined the fire department in 1958, and is an original charter member. Chief Allen worked his way up the ranks and was made chief of the department in 1974 and held that position until 1999. During these times Chief Allen along with his group of firefighters accomplished ... (Full Story & Photos)



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