Pinch Volunteer Fire Department

2016 Responses
Month Runs Structure Fires MVA
January 68 6 21
February 18 1 8
Total 86 7 29

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

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Vehicle Fire Halts Traffic

FF Patrick Clark, January 27

on Wednesday 01/27 at 1319 hrs. Pinch Fire Department was alerted to a reported vehicle fire at the southbound entrance ramp of I-79 at Elkview. Within minutes Engine 22 responded with a crew of 5 shortly followed by Squad 2 staffed with 2. Engine 22 arrived on scene to find a Ford F-150 fully involved with fire. Crews immediately went to extinguishing the fire and performing overhaul.

Traffic remained ... (Full Story & Photos)

Auto Accident recovers stolen vehicle

FF Patrick Clark, January 21

On 01/21/2016 at 15:44 hrs. Pinch Fire was alerted to an auto accident with possible injuries in the 2400 block of Rutledge Rd. Engine 23 and Squad 2 responded to the scene. Upon Engine 23's arrival they found a single vehicle vs. a tree with moderate front end damage. The vehicle was unoccupied and found to have damage to the dash including the steering column. Crews were notified by bystanders that ... (Full Story & Photos)

2016 Board of Directors' Appointments

FF Patrick Clark, January 08

Pinch Vol. Fire Department would like to congratulate the following for being elected as the 2016 Board of Directors:

President: Duane Legg (2 year term)
Vice President: Jonathan Coleman (1 year term)
Treasurer: Don Milgram (2 year term)

Members at Large:
Jason Anderson (2 year term)
Corey Carr (2 year term)
Todd Crowder (2 year term)
Tad Douglas (1 year term)
Adam Neal (1 year term)
John Thaxton ... (Full Story)

First of the Year Fire

FF Patrick Clark, January 03

On January 2, 2016 at 01:46, Pinch Fire Department was alerted to a reported structure fire on Laurel Fork Rd. in the Dutch Ridge area. Clendenin and Frame VFD's were also alerted to respond for mutual aid. Upon Engine 22's arrival to the scene crews found a single wide trailer fully involved with fire. No occupants were reported to be inside at the time of arrival and was quickly confirmed when the ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Ride To School

FF Bob Jeffries, December 04

PINCH, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- One student in Kanawha County made quite the entrance at school Thursday morning.

Kendell Tucker from Bridge Elementary School arrived in a ladder fire truck.

Tucker won the Pinch Volunteer Fire Department's annual coloring contest. As the winner she got to pick which fire truck would take her to school.

As the ladder truck arrived at Bridge Elementary about 7 a.m. Thursday, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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)



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