Pinch Volunteer Fire Department

2017 Responses
Runs Structure Fires MVA
Jan 64 11 14
Feb 65 8 15
Mar 53 7 11
Total 182 26 40

Past Responses
2016 850
2015 732
2014 670
2013 832
2012 899
2011 786
2010 747
2009 771
Total 6287

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Mar 29, 2017

Quick Stop On Garage Fire

LIEUTENANT Charles Cunningham, March 28

On Friday March 10th at 1455 hours Pinch Fire was alerted to a garage fire with exposure issues on Vine Drive in Pinch. The initial units made a quick knock down with the available water and foam on Squad 2. Other Pinch companies along with mutual aid from station 1 & 34 arrived to finish putting out hot spots and conduct salvage and overhaul. The fire was contained to the garage which was the structure ... (Full Story & Photos)


Truck Committee Performs Mid-Point Inspection of New Engine

CAPTAIN Jonathan Coleman, February 13

On Monday, February 13th the truck committee made a trip to Stuphen in Columbus, OH to perform mid-point inspections of our new custom engine/rescue which is currently in production. This allowed the committee members to inspect the individual components in great detail prior to being assembled. The truck is coming along nicely, stay tuned for more updates! ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Rollover Pennsylvania Ave.

FF Justin Withrow, February 05

On February 4th at 1450, Station 2 was alerted to a single vehicle accident in the 4000 block of Pennsylvania Avenue with double entrapment. Engine 23 & squad 2 marked on scene at the same time and found a Ford Ranger on its side with one male and one female patient entrapped in the cab. Vehicle stabilization was established and extrication had begun at 1505 by cutting the A and B posts on the passenger ... (Full Story & Photos)

Quick thinking homeowner saves home

FF Justin Withrow, February 05

On Thursday, February 2nd at 2045, we were alerted to a structure fire in area 1 in Chapel Heights. Engine 23 was first on scene and reported smoke coming from bravo side and roof, calling working attic fire. The homeowner, when the 911 call was placed, used a water hose to slow the spread of the fire inside the home around the stove pipe. When crews arrived the fire was easily controlled and suppressed.... (Full Story & Photos)

Commerical Structure Fire

Captain Duane Legg, January 28

At approx. 2230hrs Stations 2, 1 & 34 were alerted to a Commercial Structure Fire at Mitch's Towing, Elkview WV. On arrival Engine 22 reported a fully involve structure dropped supply line at the bottom of the Hill, stretched a 2 1/2 line, and master stream on the D side of the structure. Engine 23 laid supply line from the Hydrant. Tower 2 was positioned on the A side of the structure and went to ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Year, New Beginnings

FF Justin Withrow, January 13

Tonight was the first board meeting of the year and it's been an eventful one with ups and downs.

PVFD Board of 2017

President: Duane Legg
Vice-President: Jon Coleman
Treasurer: Donnie Milgrim
Secretary: Corey Carr
Members at Large:
Jason Anderson
Todd Crowder
Charlie Cunningham
Tad Douglas
Garrin Hodge
Adam Neal
Steve Teel
John Thaxton

During tonight's regularly scheduled Board Meeting it ... (Full Story & Photos)

Neighbors Make a Fiery Discovery

LIEUTENANT Patrick Clark, November 21

On 11/21 at 00:18 hrs. Pinch Vol. Fire Department was alerted to a reported Structure Fire in the 5000 block of Elk River Rd. South. Units quickly responded and arrived on scene to find a single story residence that was fully engulfed in fire. Neighbors told fire department members that no one was home at the time of the fire and no cars were present in the driveway. Crews quickly went to work deploying ... (Full Story & Photos)

Flames claim House in Pinch

LIEUTENANT Patrick Clark, June 02

On 6/2 at 1012 hrs. Pinch Fire Department was alerted to a reported structure fire in the 100 block of Kennel Dr. in Pinch. Within minutes a portable unit marked on scene advising a two story residential structure with thirty percent involvement and possible entrapment on the second floor per family. Engine 22 arrived on scene and a primary search was performed yielding no results. By this time Fire ... (Full Story & Photos)



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