News Headlines

Wed. Sep 10th 2014
343 Never Forget"

As tomorrow approaches we can only think about the tragedy that happened on 9/11 so many lives we're lost, so many famili...

Read more »


Sat. Sep 6th 2014
Stair Climb

Members from the department took part in a special kind of act today, 110 floors of stair climb in full turn out gear was all...

Read more »


Mon. Sep 1st 2014
2014 Labor Day Parade

Many thanks to all the citizens that came out to the 2014 Labor day parade, we had an outstanding time !! See all of you at t...

Read more »

Apparatus Gallery
Newsletter Subscription

Stay up to date!
Subscribe to our Newsletter.


Enter Your Email Address:



Contact Information

Powhatan Volunteer Fire Department Company 1
3971 Old Buckingham Road
Powhatan, VA  23139

Non-Emergency:
804-598-4389

Emergency:
911

Contact Us
Driving Directions
Map

Member Login

Username:


Password:




Links

Powhatan County Government (Official Website)


Hanover Fire and EMS


Top Volunteer Firefighting Resource




 Nationwide Fire News
 Print this page

2014 National Preparedness Month toolkit now available
National Preparedness Month is right around the corner! This September's theme is Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare. The Ready Campaign is gearing up to bring your community many great resources and tools for preparedness. Get started planning your preparedness events and National Day of Action with the just-released 2014 National Preparedness Month toolkit!


New program helps fire departments plan for older adult fire safety
A new program from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) is available to fire departments and other community organizations to help plan and implement fire safety interventions for the high-risk group of older adults. The Fire-Safe Seniors program uses home assessments, smoke alarm installation, education and follow-up to ensure a comprehensive approach to fire prevention. A free toolkit is available to help you implement the program. For more information, visit the USFA website at www.usfa.fema.gov/citizens/older/


Mary Marchone honored with national fire safety award
Mary Marchone, a U.S. Fire Administration/National Fire Academy (NFA) training specialist for the Fire Prevention (Management) curriculum, is the recipient of the prestigious 2014 Dr. Anne W. Phillips Award for Leadership in Fire Safety Education. The award was presented on May 1 at the 26th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner in Washington, D.C.


Updated report: Residential Building Electrical Fires (2009-2011)
The U.S. Fire Administration has released an updated report on home electrical fires. From 2009-2011, an estimated 25,900 home electrical fires were reported to fire departments within the United States each year. These fires caused an estimated 280 deaths, 1,125 injuries and $1.1 billion in property loss. Home electrical fires resulted in greater dollar loss per fire than nonelectrical fires. Download the free report from our website at www.usfa.fema.gov


Theme for the 2014 Arson Awareness Week is announced
The theme for this year's Arson Awareness Week (May 4-10) is Vehicle Arson: A Combustible Crime. For more information and resources you can use to increase awareness about vehicle arson in your community, visit the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/aaw/.


New resources for National Fire Incident Reporting System users
In support of National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) users, the U.S. Fire Administration is now publishing NFIRSGrams: short bulletins that provide coding help to fire department personnel using NFIRS. NFIRSGrams address frequently asked questions and common mistakes made when completing incident forms. Visit www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/nfirs/training/ for the latest NFIRSGram bulletins and to sign up to receive them through email.


Federal committee releases strategic plan to support emergency medical services nationwide
The Federal Interagency Committee on EMS (FICEMS) has reached consensus on a strategic plan that maps action steps for federal support of optimal emergency medical services (EMS) systems nationwide. The five-year plan provides a framework to synchronize interagency efforts and strengthen EMS practices, principles and strategies throughout the United States. Download the FICEMS Strategic Plan from the EMS.gov website at www.ems.gov/ficems/plan.htm


Recommendations for safer emergency vehicle and roadway incident response
Our latest study report, Emergency Vehicle Safety Initiative (2014), provides best practices and recommendations for safer emergency vehicle and roadway incident response. Topics covered include common crash causes and crash prevention, internal and external factors for improving response and roadway safety, vehicle design and maintenance, and regulating emergency vehicle response and roadway scene safety. Download this free report from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov.





Like Us On Facebook


Recent Calls

Tue. Sep 9th 2014
Transformer Fire

Company 1 responded to the 1500 block of Deborah Lane for the report of a transformer fire, Engine 1 arrived first on scene (...

Read more »


Mon. Sep 1st 2014
Possible Car Fire

Engine 1 and Tanker 1 responding to the intersection of Palmore Road in Lake Randolph Dr. for the report of a possible car fi...

Read more »


Fri. Aug 22nd 2014
MVA Med Flight

Today in the 1700 block of Anderson Highway a motor vehicle accident involving a dump truck vs car took place with one patien...

Read more »

Upcoming Events

5:00pm
Every 3rd Saturday
Motorcycle Club Meeting


8:00am
Every 1st Monday
Quilting group


7:30pm
Every 3rd Monday
Monthly Membership Meeting


ALL DAY
Sat. Oct 18th 2014
Rabies Clinic & Stew


1:00pm
Sat. Oct 25th 2014
Baby Shower


6:30pm
Thu. Jan 8th 2015
Girl Scouts

Picture Gallery
Search Our Site

Search:



2014 Call Volume
  Fire EMS
Jan 19 31
Feb 27 16
Mar 33 28
Apr 22 32
May 39 31
Jun 39 31
Jul 29 39
Aug 22 33
Sep 13 14
Oct    
Nov    
Dec    
Total 243 255

View Call Volume History

Birthdays for September

19th Timothy French
27th David Samuel Sr.


YourFirstDue.com Managed web hosting for Fire/EMS



Login



Copyright © 2006-2014. YourFirstDue Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Designated trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners. Content on this web site is supplied by Powhatan Volunteer Fire Department Company 1. YourFirstDue Inc. cannot be held responsible or liable for any content, text, pictures, or any other media found on this web site. Maintained by the members and staff of Powhatan Volunteer Fire Department Company 1.

This site has been
viewed 549,584 times.