Pinch Volunteer Fire Department

2021 Responses
Runs Structure Fires MVA
Jan 40 9 9
Feb 40 5 15
Mar 62 5 9
Apr 60 10 16
Total 202 29 49

Past Responses
Year Total Calls Structure Fires MVA
2020 583 62 156
2019 645
2018 697
2017 659
2016 850
2015 732
2014 670
2013 832
2012 899
2011 786
2010 747
2009 771
Total 8871 62 156

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May 07, 2021

Yard Sale/Craft Fair and Hotdog Sale

CAPTAIN Charles Cunningham, May 02

Pinch VFD will be having a Yard Sale/ Craft Fair and Hotdog Sale on Saturday May 15, 2021 from 8am to 2pm. The event will be at the Pinch Main Station rain or shine. If you would like to sign up to be a vendor please register with the attached form. Please come and enjoy a day at YOUR Pinch VFD. (Full Story & Photos)

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CAPTAIN Charles Cunningham, January 31

Pinch VFD has collaborated with Husson's Pizza Pinch location for a great cause. On the 1st Monday of every month any item purchased and you mention Pinch VFD a portion of the total is donated back to the fire department. This a a great fundraiser because you support a local business and your local fire department. Remember this is only at the Pinch location and you must mention the Pinch VFD... (Full Story & Photos)

Busy 24 hours

CAPTAIN Charles Cunningham, March 27

Over the past 24 hours our members have been very busy. In the early hours of the Friday March 26th members responded to a reported brush fire. Upon arrival the crew from Squad 2 found this to be a vehicle fire which was extinguished. On Friday afternoon PVFD assisted Clendenin VFD with a working structure fire in Area 1. During the overnight hours and into Saturday morning Pinch VFD responded to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Jason & Katie Anderson
Jason & Katie Anderson

The Pinch Family Grows

CAPTAIN Charles Cunningham, March 27

Within the past week the Pinch VFD family has grown. Captain Jason Anderson married Katie (Miller) Anderson and at a small ceremony. We would like to congratulate Jason and Katie and wish them best wishes. Firefighter Aaron Lilly celebrated the birth of his Granddaughter. Baby and Mom are doing well and enjoying time with family.... (Full Story & Photos)

Burning Season Quickly Approaches

LIEUTENANT Charles Cunningham, February 28

March 1st doesn't just bring a break in the weather and spring approaching. It also begins tightened burning regulations in WV. Please help your local fire department and the WV Division of Forestry by obeying these few simple rules.
1. No burning from 7am to 5pm
2. All fires must be attended at all times
3.A 10 foot area around the fire must be cleared down to mineral soil.
4. If your fire escapes ... (Full Story & Photos)

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DEPUTY CHIEF Jonathan Coleman, February 02

We would like to give a huge CONGRATULATIONS to Firefighter Joel Parsons for passing his National Registry Paramedic Exam, officially making him a Paramedic! Congratulations sir!!! Firefighter Parsons makes the 12th paramedic on our roster. In addition to volunteering for Pinch VFD he serves is community as a Firefighter/EMT for Charleston Fire Department, but will be transitioning to a Firefighter/Paramedic ... (Full Story & Photos)

Donation from The TC Energy Foundation for Equipment

CAPTAIN Charles Cunningham, January 26

The Pinch VFD received a $6,000 grant from the TC Energy Foundation for the purchase of 3 new multi gas meters. The purchase of these meters will assist firefighters in identifying the presence of hazardous gases which are invisible and usually odorless. Without the use of these meters the gases may otherwise go undetected. The meters purchased are the MultiRAE Lite 4 gas meter at a cost of $2,000 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter Doug Douglas 35 years of service
Firefighter Doug Douglas 35 years of service

Years of Service Awards

CAPTAIN Charles Cunningham, January 21

Pinch VFD would like to recognize several members for length of service awards. Matt McCallister,  5 years. Adam Neal, 15 years and Doug Douglas,  35 years of service. Some of our members have done this mentally and physically taxing job for longer than most people work a regular paying job. This exemplifies the type of dedication our membership has.... (Full Story & Photos)



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