Enon Volunteer Fire Department gears up for possible snow storm

The scene is a busy one at Enon Volunteer Fire Department as crews prepare for the possible snow event Tuesday thru Thursday of this week. “Stand by crews are lined up,” said Captain Bruce Vecchioni of Enon Volunteer Fire Department. “Chain saws have been checked, fuel supplies are full, and all equipment and vehicles have been checked to make sure they are operating correctly.” The brush truck at the Enon Fire Station not only helps extinguish brush fires, but during snow storms can be used to assist fire or medical units that may become stuck the snow, they can also be used to reach areas larger apparatus would be challenged to access.

HOME SAVED FROM FIRE
Chesterfield County fire marshals determined the cause of a house fire this morning at 2204 Birnam Woods Place was caused by a faulty cable wire in the garage.
The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded at 8:19 a.m. for the report of a house fire. Fire crews arrived to find smoke and fire located in a garage attached to the home. The residents were able to evacuate without injury. It took fire crews about 15 minutes to get the fire under control. Firefighters were able to stop the fire from spreading into the living space of the home, enabling the homeowners to stay at the residence.

CRASH WITH ENTRAPMENT
A motor vehicle crash was reported on Feb. 28 at 3:39 p.m. at 7718 Hickory Road with one occupant trapped. Fire and medical personnel from Ettrick and Phillips Fire stations along with Ettrick-Matoaca Volunteer Rescue, a battalion chief, a tactical safety officer and county police were dispatched . Power lines were reported down and Hickory and Sandy Ford Roads were closed. Dominion Virginia Power personnel were requested to shut off power during the operation.

IN OTHER INCIDENTS
Feb. 28 at 6:06 p.m., a motor vehicle crash was reported at 12305 Jefferson Davis Hwy. Fire and medical personnel from Dutch Gap Fire Station along with county police were dispatched. Two occupants refusal medical care.

Feb. 26 at 1:58 p.m., a fire engine and medic unit from Dutch Gap Fire Station along with county police were dispatched to 11701 Jefferson Davis Hwy between Osbourne Road and Perdue Springs for a T-bone motor vehicle crash. Patient information has not been released. The crash is under investigation.

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