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Sat. Dec 12th 2015
Company 1 Annual Banquet

On December 12, 2015, Company 1 held its annual banquet for the Year 2015 at the Farmville Golf Course. Chief Goss gave&...

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Sat. Jan 24th 2015
Farmville Fire hosts Multi company training

On 01/24/15 Farmville Fire hosted a multi jurisdictional training focusing on Truck and Rescue operations. Crews spent severa...

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Wed. Jan 14th 2015
Birth of Liam Lamar Evans

The Farmville Fire Department would like to congratulate Lieutenant Evans and Ruth Simpson on the birth of their first born c...

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Mon. Jan 1st 2018
As we start 2018, Farmville Fire Department looks back at 2017. For the first time ever the department surpassed the 400 mark for calls with 426 calls total for the year. This was an all time high for the Department again, breaking last year's record setting pace. We wou...
Mon. Dec 18th 2017
On December 18, 2017 at 1214 hours, Company 1 Farmville was toned out for a structure fire in 3400 Block of New Bethel Road in Company 5 Meherrin's first due. Engine 1-2 arrived on scene with a PAR Count of 6. Upon arrival crews met with the IC, and assisted with overhaul, and salvage operations...
Sat. Dec 16th 2017
On December 16, 2017 at 0817 hours, Company 1 Farmville was toned out 2nd Due to the 600 Block of Monroe Church Rd for a structure fire to assist Company 7 Rice. Engine 1-2 arrived on scene at 0832 hours, and found heavy fire conditions. The decision was made to make an initial knock down with a 2.5...
Mon. Dec 11th 2017
On December 11, 2017 at approximately 0740 hours, Farmville Fire was dispatched 2nd due to the 300 Block of Gates Bass Rd for a vehicle fire threatening a structure. Upon arrival Company 7 (Rice) had started an initial attack with a handline. Crews from Farmville assisted Rice Fire Departm...
Mon. Nov 13th 2017
The Farmville Fire Department would like to recognize our member of the month Firefighter Jonathan Conner. Jon comes to us from Chesterfield Virginia. After serving a tour of Duty in Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division where he graduated in the top of his class. Jon has been a vital asset to the F...
Fri. Oct 20th 2017
On October 20, 2017 at 1634 hours, Company 1 Farmville were dispatched to the 700 Block of Northview Drive for a heavy equipment fire. Units arrived on scene, and found the majority of the fire was already extinguished. Crews worked, and extinguished any remaining hotspots. Crews cleared from the sc...
Fri. Oct 20th 2017
On October 20, 2017 at 1036 hours, Company 1 Farmville and Prince Edward Rescue Squad were dispatched to the Farmville Airport in reference to an aviation emergency. While en-route dispatch stated that two planes had collided while on the runway. Units arrived on scene, and found both planes to be o...
Wed. Oct 18th 2017
As some of you have seen Squad-1 has started construction, and is slated to replace Engine 1-1. Engine 1-1 was the first custom cab apparatus that the Town of Farmville purchased for the Fire Department in 2001. Before the Engine was properly placed into service it was called upon to serve...
Fri. Oct 13th 2017
Farmville Fire Department is excited to announce that construction on our new apparatus Squad-1 has started. We look forward to watching its progress through construction. Expected completion date is December 10. If you wish to follow along with the construction you can go to&nbs...
Thu. Oct 12th 2017
The Farmville Fire Department would like to recognize our member of the month Firefighter Aaron Waskiewicz. Aaron come to us from Leesburg VA where he graduated from Tuscarora High School. Aaron enrolled in Longwood University and joined the Department in May of 2016. Aaron has been a vital asset to...
Mon. Oct 9th 2017
Company 1 (Farmville), Company 2 (Hampden-Sydney), and Company 7 (Rice) were dispatched this afternoon to the Courthouse in reference to possible smoke coming from a vent in an office. Crews arrived on scene, and started to investigate the area. Crews used multiple Thermal Imaging Cameras to check t...
Tue. Sep 19th 2017
The Farmville Fire Department would like to recognize our member of the month Firefighter Sean Murdock. Sean comes to us from Vienna, Virginia as a student of Longwood University. He is pursuing a degree in criminal justice. Sean has served the Farmville Fire Department for almost 1 year. During his...
Mon. Sep 11th 2017
The Farmville Fire Department remembers 9/11/01. We will never forget, and we will always honor those who lost their lives performing their duties as well as the armed forces members who perished defending our freedom as a result. We will remember who we are and what we represent, and if called, we ...
Sun. Sep 3rd 2017
On September 3, 2017 at approximately 1140 hours, Company 1 (Farmville), Company 2 (Hampden-Sydney), and Company 4 (Prospect) were dispatched to the 600 Block of Grace Street for a first-due structure fire. Engine 1-2 arrived on scene 8 minutes after the first call, and found a single story structur...
Thu. Aug 10th 2017
The Farmville Fire Department would like to recognize our member of the month Sgt. Dan Pempel. Dan has served with Farmville Fire Department for 14 years. Prior to moving to Virginia Dan worked for U.S. Airways where he retired with 38 years of service at the LaGuardia Airport. Dan lived in Valley S...
Sat. Jul 22nd 2017
At approximately 0600 hours, Company 1 was dispatched to the 2600 Block of Back Hampden-Sydney Road. Tanker 1-5 and Brush-1 responded to the call due to the reported size of the tree. Crews arrived on scene, and found a large tree blocking the whole road with a power line alongside it. Crews shut do...
Fri. Jul 14th 2017
The Farmville would like to recognize our member of the month Carlos Canas. Carlos comes to us from Fairfax Virginia, where he began his time in Farmville as a student at Longwood University. Carlos served as the team captain for the Longwood University men’s soccer team while he obtained his ...
Sun. Jul 9th 2017
On July 9 at 1104 hours, Company 1 Farmville along with Company 4 Prospect and Company 7 Rice were dispatched to a possible commercial structure fire in the 1200 Block of West Third Street. Crews arrived on scene, and found a single dryer unit had caught fire. Crews quickly extinguished the fire, an...
Wed. Jun 28th 2017
On June 28 at 0830 Hours, Company 1 was dispatched to the 2200 Block of Farmville Road for a motor vehicle accident involving a concrete truck. Upon arrival crews found a single concrete truck on its side with the driver already out the vehicle. Crews stabilized the vehicle, and contained the small ...
Sun. Jun 11th 2017
On June 11, 2017 at approximately 2100 hours, Company 1 was toned out for a vehicle fire in town. Engine 1-2 arrived on scene, and found the vehicle fully involved. Crews quickly deployed the front bumper attack line, and extinguished the fire.
Mon. Jun 5th 2017
The Farmville Fire Department would like to recognize our member of the month Ronald Shult. Ronald comes to us from Cumberland Virginia where he graduated and started in the family business. Ronald works with his Dad in the masonry business and is currently pursuing a career in the fire service. Sin...
Mon. May 8th 2017
The Farmville Fire Department would like to recognize our member of the month Dillion Tennis. Dillion comes to us from Stafford Virginia where he graduated from Brooke Point High School and started his journey as a freshman at Longwood University. Dillion has followed in his brothers footsteps in pu...
Mon. Apr 24th 2017
The Farmville Fire Department would like to take this time to honor one of our own. Firefighter Noah Lovelady was awarded our 2017 VFW Firefighter of the year. Noah comes to us from Northern Virginia. Noah first moved to Farmville to attend Longwood University, he began his time with the Fire Depart...
Sat. Apr 8th 2017
On April 8 at 0913 hour, Company 1 along with  Prince Edward Volunteer Rescue Squad responded to Route 15 north for a vehicle into a tree with ejection. Crews worked to mitigate the hazards from the vehicle, and assisted with patient care.
Fri. Apr 7th 2017
The Farmville Fire Department is pleased to begin a new project highlighting our staff. Through this project the Fire Department will spotlight one member per month and celebrate their achievements. This month we would like to recognize Assistant Chief Walter Whitt. Walter comes to us from Yorktown ...
Wed. Apr 5th 2017
Company responded to Back Hampden-Sydney Road for a single vehicle motor vehicle accident at approximately 1700 hours. Crews located the vehicle off the road way and wedge in between two trees. Crews stabilized the vehicle, and assisted with traffic control.
Wed. Mar 29th 2017
On March 29, 2017 at approximately 1500 hours, Company 1 was dispatched to Waterworks Road for a vehicle accident. Dispatch notified Company 1 that one of the vehicles involved was a loaded chemical truck, and was unable to advise what they were carrying per the call taker. At that time it was upgra...
Wed. Mar 22nd 2017
On March 22, 2017 at approximately 1600 hours, Company 1 was added to call in Buckingham to assist Company 4 Prospect. Engine 1-2, Tanker 1-5, Brush-1, and Utility 1 responded to assist. Over 4 acres, and 39 vehicle were fully involved once crews arrived on scene.
Tue. Mar 21st 2017
The Farmville Fire Department would like to congratulate Assistant Chief Walter Whitt and his wife Katie Whitt on the birth of their daughter, Abigail Marie Whitt on 3-21-17 at 10:50 A.M. Abigail is 19 inches long and 6.3 lbs. Both Mom and daughter are doing great. Congratulations to Walt and Katie ...
Thu. Mar 16th 2017
On March 16, 2017 at approximately 12:30 hours, Company 1 along with Company 2 (Hampden-Syndey), Company 4 (Prospect), and Company 7 (Rice) were dispatched to Zion Hill Road for a structure fire. Upon arrival, Engine 1-2 found heavy fire and smoke pushing out of the structure. Crews made a...
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PO Box 241
Farmville, Va 23901
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