Pinch Volunteer Fire Department

2018 Responses
Runs Structure Fires MVA
Jan 65 11 13
Feb 13 1 4
Total 78 12 17

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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Feb 18, 2018

Daring Swiftwater Rescue

LIEUTENANT Charles Cunningham, January 20

On the evening of January 12th at approx. 2215 hrs Pinch FD was alerted to a vehicle that was swept off of a low water bridge into the Little Sandy Creek. Pinch VFD requested mutual aid from Frame & Clendenin VFD’s. Upon arrival E23 reported an SUV with 1 adult occupant trapped inside the vehicle. The driver was trapped but not injured in the cab of the SUV. the vechicle was quickly filling with ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Propane Leak Causes Home Explosion

LIEUTENANT Charles Cunningham, January 20

In the early morning hours of January 12th Pinch FD was alerted to a investigation of leaking propane. Prior to arrival Metro 911 updated the responding crews that a 1000 gal. residential propane tank had broken loose from its mounts on a hillside above the residents and rolled into the side on the home leaking propane. Upon arriving in the area utility 25 with a crew of 2 staged to reference ... (Full Story & Photos)

2017 Awards Ceremony

LIEUTENANT Charles Cunningham, December 09

Pinch VFD held their annual Christmas Dinner and Awards ceremony on Friday, December 8th. We would like to thank all our members for the dedication, selflessness and hard work that they all show every day of the year. Extra recognition has been given to a few of our members for Years of Service, Top 10 Run Makers and Exceptional Meritorious Service.

Years of Service Awards:
Firefighter JT Thaxton ... (Full Story & Photos)

Chief Wagoner and Santa
Chief Wagoner and Santa

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LIEUTENANT Charles Cunningham, December 07

December is an exciting time for all ages and Pinch Volunteer Fire Department would like to you to join us in celebrating!! There are a few things happening in the coming days we want you to be aware of. The annual Christmas tree sale is in full swing and as of December 7th we have about a dozen trees left. The tree lot is staffed Monday-Friday, 5pm-8pm and on the weekends it's open noon-8pm. $40 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Greenbrier St MVC 12-5-17

LIEUTENANT Charles Cunningham, December 07

On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at approximately 0615 Pinch Volunteer Fire Department responded to a two vehicle accident in the 3100 block of Greenbrier Street. Upon arrival, the responding crew found heavy damage to both vehicles, a small SUV and a small car from as a result of a head on collision. Both vehicles had patients trapped and with critical injuries. Crews began the task of extrication ... (Full Story & Photos)

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LIEUTENANT Charles Cunningham, October 30

Over the past several days our members have worked diligently reaching out to the next generation of firefighters. With fire prevention week finishing up our crews along with the help of local schools educated children on fire safety and the fire department. Its always a pleasure to be able to educate and spend some time with the bright, inquisitive young minds. It is our hope that the education ... (Full Story & Photos)

2017 Pinch Volunteer Fire Department Breast Cancer Awareness Tshirts

AUX/SUPPORT Kelli Wagoner, October 10

Our 2017 Breast Cancer Awareness tshirts and hoodies are now available for purchase online! If you'd like to pickup your order and avoid shipping charges, please use coupon code, PICKUP, at checkout. The deadline for orders will be Monday, October 23rd at noon. Should you have any questions about ordering, please contact Kelli Wagoner at 304-767-0037. (Full Story & Photos)

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A heartfelt thank you for heroic work during 2016 flood

AUX/SUPPORT Kelli Ashworth, August 07

The floods of June 2016 will not be soon forgotten. Our department worked tirelessly at the time of this disaster and the days and weeks following. On August 4th, 2017 a letter to the editor was published in the Charleston Gazette Mail regarding the night of June 23rd, 2016. Our members selflessly serve their community and we are honored and humbled to receive such a tribute. Below is that letter.


June ... (Full Story)



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