At 2:33am on January 28th, Engine 81, Engine 82 and several other units around Albemarle County responded to 1718 Lindsay Road for reports of a structure fire at a residence. Initial units on scene reported fire showing through the roof of the structure, and initiated firefighting operations. Engine 82 set up a fill site at
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Firefighters responded early Wednesday morning to reports of a structure fire at Rhett’s River Grill and Raw Bar on Seminole Lane. Upon arrival, Engine 82 reported flames showing from the front of the building and quickly deployed a hose line. Within minutes, fire that had consumed the restaurant’s wood patio and exterior walls was extinguished.
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
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
E81, TO121, E1, C89, CHF80, CHF83, and RS8 responded to reports of smoke in the structure at 849 Knight Ct at 13:45 Sunday afternoon. Units arrived on scene to find nothing showing from the apartment structure. Upon opening the unit door, firefighters found smoke in the apartment banked down to the floor, creating low visibility
E1, E81, TO88, E151, RS8, C80, CHF83, BC14, T111, T26, T37, and T69 responded to 1804 Solomon Road for the reported kitchen fire at 21:10 on September 11th, 2016. E1 arrived on scene to find smoke showing from the first floor of the alpha side of the structure. CHF80 noted flames showing from the charlie