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
May 53 4 13
Jun 56 4 17
Jul 46 5 12
Aug 71 6 23
Sep 39 2 11
Oct 57 5 21
Nov 63 9 23
Dec 53 4 20
Total 640 68 189

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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FF. Jason Bennett
FF. Jason Bennett

2021 PVFD Top 10 Runners

CAPTAIN Charles Cunningham, December 19

Every year we recognize the top run makers for the department. We are one of the busiest departments in Kanawha county so it take time and dedication to make sure the calls are answered. The 2021 Top Runners in no particular order are as follows.

Capt. Jason Anderson
Deputy Chief. Jon Coleman
Asst. Chief. Corey Carr
FF. Jason Bennett
FF. Aidan Welch
FF. Josh Thomas
LT. Todd Crowder
LT. Cole Weese
Capt. ... (Full Story & Photos)

September 11 Tribute Stair climb

CAPTAIN Charles Cunningham, August 22

The Pinch Vol. Fire Department in collaboration with the Elkview location of Anytime Fitness in memorial of the the 20th anniversary of 9/11/01 is sponsoring a memorial stair climb. From 10am to 3pm come test yourself and pay tribute to the brave souls lost and see if you have what it takes. For a $20 donation whoever climbs 110 stories or 2071 steps on a stair machine in the best time has an opportunity ... (Full Story)

Mike Bohan and his daughter Maddie Bohan both welcomed to the department by Chief John Thaxton.  Mike will be a Probationary Firefighter, while Maddie will be a Junior Firefighter.
Mike Bohan and his daughter Maddie Bohan both welcomed to the department by Chief John Thaxton. Mike will be a Probationary Firefighter, while Maddie will be a Junior Firefighter.

New Members Welcomed

DEPUTY CHIEF Jonathan Coleman, August 05

At our monthly Board of Directors Meeting three "new" members were welcomed to the department by the Board of Directors and Chief John Thaxton. Mike Bohan is returning to the department as a Probationary Firefighter, and has years of prior experience with Pinch VFD, where he served as Rescue Lieutenant. Mike is fully trained and ready to answer alarms, he also has experience as a Flight Paramedic, ... (Full Story & Photos)

2021 Pinch VFD Fire Prevention Carnival

CAPTAIN Charles Cunningham, May 28

The Pinch VFD Fire Prevention Carnival is back and better than ever. Ride, Concessions, Fireworks and more. After our inability to have it last year due to COVID we will continue the tradition. Wednesday June 9th from 6p-10p. Thursday June 10th from 6p -10p. Friday June 11th 6p-11p. Saturday June 12th 6p-11p with a fireworks display after dark.... (Full Story & Photos)

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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)

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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