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
Total 577 47 151

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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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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Late Evening Fire Engulfs Family Home

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)

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)

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)

St. Patrick's Day Shirts

AUX/SUPPORT Kelli Wagoner, February 23

Our St. Patrick's Day tshirts are ready for ordering!! We will take orders until March 1st. If you would like to pick up your shirt at the fire station to avoid shipping charges, please use coupon code PICKUP when checking out. (Full Story & Photos)

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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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