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Dulles Town Center Mall Structure Fire Response

By |November 26th, 2016|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , , , |

Just before 4:00pm on Saturday units from Ashburn Volunteer Fire Rescue Department, Sterling Volunteer Fire Department, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, and Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad were alerted for a fire at Dulles Town Center.  A Loudoun County Fire Marshal was already in the mall at the time of [...]

Fatal Accident at Loudoun County Pkwy and Gloucester Blvd

By |November 25th, 2016|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , , , , |

Shortly after 1:00am on November 25th, Ashburn and Sterling units were alerted for an auto accident with injuries and person ejected.   One involved vehicle had four passengers with injuries —adults age 26 and 27 and children age 3 and 5— ranging from minor to serious and were transported to nearby hospitals [...]

Wardlaw Terrace Fire Caused by Improperly Discarded Smoking Materials

By |November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , , , , , |

On Wednesday, Nov. 23rd at 06:24 am, 911 received a call reporting a structure fire on Wardlaw Terrace in Ashburn.  The caller advised that the rear of a neighbor’s house was on fire.  Units were dispatched from Ashburn, Lansdowne, Leesburg Fire, Moorefield, Sterling Fire, Battalion Chief 601 & 603, AC606, [...]

Vacant Home Fire

By |November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , , , , , , |

Just after 6:00am on November 22, 2016, Ashburn and other stations responded for a structure fire near Belmont Ridge Road and Gloucester Parkway. The house was abandoned. Dry and windy conditions allowed some small spots of brush to be ignited, which crews quickly extinguished.  Due to the advanced state [...]

Truck 6 on 2 Car Crash with Extrication

By |October 29th, 2016|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , , , , |

At approximately 1810 hours on October 28th, Truck Co 6 came across a 2 car crash with entrapment along Ashburn Rd.  Truck 6 called for the rest of the assignment, stabilized the vehicle, and had the patient extricated within 5 minutes. Units: T606, E623, A623, EMS601,  BC601, A606, M622 [...]

Garage Fire on Bristow Circle

By |October 28th, 2016|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , , , , , , |

At approximately 11:08 hours on Sunday, October 23, 2016, 1st Battalion units were dispatched for a dwelling fire in the 44100 block of Bristow Circle in Ashburn, VA.  Initial units arrived to find a 2 story, single family dwelling with fire showing from the garage.  Engine 606 grabbed their own plug at [...]

Single Vehicle Rollover on Gloucester

By |October 9th, 2016|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Shortly after midnight last night, Truck Company 6 and Medic 6 were dispatched and first arriving to an accident with rollover/injury on Gloucester Parkway. Three passengers in the car were transported to area hospitals for treatment. Engine 6 was later added to secure a landing zone for AirCare 3 for [...]

House Fire at Augusta and Backwater Drive in Sterling

By |October 6th, 2016|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , , , , |

Truck Company 6 was dispatched to Augusta and Backwater Dr. in Sterling for the reported dwelling fire on October 5, 2016.  Initial units arrived on scene to find a 2-story single family dwelling with fire showing from the garage, with extension into the 2nd floor and attic. Tower 6 arrived [...]

Auto Accident with Extrication

By |March 2nd, 2015|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , , , |

At 2040hrs units were alerted to Waxpool Rd and Ashburn Village Blvd (23 box) for the auto accident with one trapped. Truck Company 6 (Capt.Madden) responded on the run with 4 men. Engine Co. 23 arrived on-scene confirming initial reports of one small SUV on its side with one trapped. [...]

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