Pinch Volunteer Fire Department
 

2018 Responses
Runs Structure Fires MVA
Jan 65 11 13
Feb 52 2 15
Mar 50 3 11
Apr 50 2 9
May 42 4 8
Jun 48 5 15
Jul 83 2 24
Aug 66 5 17
Sep 74 9 20
Oct 47 4 19
Nov 59 4 17
Dec 61 7 17
Total 697 58 185

Past Responses
2017 659
2016 850
2015 732
2014 670
2013 832
2012 899
2011 786
2010 747
2009 771
Total 6946

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New Utility Truck Put in Service

ASST. CHIEF Donnie Milgram, February 09

On January 25, 2019 members placed the new utility 25 in service at our Big Chimney fire house. Utility 25 is now a 2019 Ford F-350 Super Duty 4 wheel drive crew cab pick-up and is powered by a 6.7 liter Power Stroke. The truck is up fitted with a Leer bed cap, DECKED truck bed storage, a Slide Master tray, LED emergency lighting with siren and a 12,000 LB electric bumper mounted winch.
Equipment ... (Full Story & Photos)

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AUX/SUPPORT Kelli Wagoner, January 04

Online ordering is now available for the 2019 Five Alarm Bash! Please visit the website below to order your tickets.

https://form.jotform.com/83616471756162... (Full Story & Photos)

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Five Alarm Bash 2019

Captain Duane Legg, December 11

We are excited to announce the return of this great annual event. this year there are some changes we have added more cash and moved the event back to everyone's favorite location the Beni Kedem Shrine Temple. the event will begin at 5pm and last until 10pm. We will offer dinner along with cash drinks available. 50/50 , Pistol Cards, and other cash games.

Only 1000 tickets will be sold,, we ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Captain Duane Legg, December 09

Sunday, December 9th turned into in a busy evening for the Pinch Fire Dept. Three Reported Structure fires in as many hours, with this fire on Candice Drive being well off on arrival. From the initial Dispatch Engine 23 with a crew of five was the first arriving Engine six minutes later to find a Single Family mid entry home well off. the Engine Company stretched two landlines and once a sustainable ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Victim partially trapped under car after rollover

CAPTAIN Duane Legg, October 10

Late Monday October 8, 2018 at approximately 1800 hrs metro 911 was notified of a vechle rollover on little sandy rd. In Elkview WV. Engines 23, 21 & utility 29 responded. On arrival it was determined that one of the two passengers was partially trapped under the vechile after it rolled approx 50’ over the hill.

Members quickly moved to lift the van off of the patient, using high pressure air bags. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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CAPTAIN Duane Legg, September 26

Wednesday, September 26th Pinch Firemen visited with Shoals Elementary School in Mink Shoals on the Southern End of our Fire District. We were greeted by 15 Pre-K Students and a few parents. Firefighters and students discussed calling 9-1-1, Smoke Alarms, Stop-Drop & Roll, meeting places outside the house and what to do if they are trapped in side a burning home. Lt. Carr & Captain Legg were asked ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Car Crashes into Pond

CAPTAIN Jonathan Coleman, April 04

Just before noon on April 4th two of our firefighters were heading to the Sanderson area to enjoy an afternoon riding there side-by-side, when they drove up on a passenger vehicle in a creek overflow/pond area. Water was noted to the roofline of the vehicle, with nobody around it. They were able to contact Metro 911 by radio and have Station 2 dispatched for a water rescue. Squad 2, Utility 29, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Late Night Search & Rescue

FF Justin Withrow, February 25

At approximately 2300 hours last night, February 24th, Metro alerted station 2 for a missing person in the greater Sanderson area. The male had gone out with a family member and had gotten stuck in the mud, the family member was able to walk out but this gentleman became lost in the woods and dialed 911.
Throughout the rainy night, crews from Pinch VFD, Clay VFD & Lizemore VFD searched the northern ... (Full Story)


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