Author Archives: Jordan Shakhsheer

STVFD Units Respond to City Hotel Fire

Charlottesville City Firefighters responded to reports of a commercial structure fire Thursday afternoon at Excel Inn and Suites on Emmet Street. Upon arrival, Charlottesville Fire Department reported flames showing through the roof and declared a defensive strategy. Shortly later, a second alarm was struck adding additional units to the call. STVFD volunteers were prepared for

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Firefighters attend 13th annual Walker Sisk Memorial Truck School

Firefighters traveled across the region to attend the 13th Annual Walker Sisk Memorial Truck School during Albemarle County’s Regional School Weekend. Focusing on truck operations, the school helps firefighters master both basic and advanced skills in searches, self-rescue, ladders, ventilation, wall breaches, and numerous other domains. Students walk away from the Truck School with increased

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