Recent Calls
Sat. Jul 30th 2016
Landing Zone Setup

Company 5 Fire responds for landing zone request from Charlotte Co. Rescue at the Meherrin helipad. VCU LifeEvac 1 responded ...

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Tue. Jul 26th 2016
Mutual Aid Rescue Assignment

Squad 5 responded with request from Prince Edward Vol. Rescue Squad for a 2 vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 460 ...

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Tue. Jul 26th 2016
Residential Smoke Investigation

Company 5 responded to Washington Street in Meherrin for the report of smoke from a vent in a residence.  Engine 5 arriv...

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News Headlines
Sun. May 4th 2014
Farmville Moose Lodge Make Donation

On May 4th, Asst, Chief Pyle and Engineer Nash were on hand at the Farmville Moose Lodge to receive a $500 donation on behalf...

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Fri. Nov 1st 2013
CFS Makes Donation To MVFR

CFS (Container First Services) made a donation to all Lunenburg County Fire & Rescue services. CFS recently purchased the...

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Sun. Sep 11th 2011
Company 5 Remembers 9/11

Company 5 members reflected back on 9/11 and paid respect at several local memorials today. The department was represent...

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Sat. Jul 30th 2016

Company 5 Fire responds for landing zone request from Charlotte Co. Rescue at the Meherrin helipad. VCU LifeEvac 1 responded for patient care. Company 5 operated with Squad 5 and Support 5 with 7 personnel.

Tue. Jul 26th 2016

Squad 5 responded with request from Prince Edward Vol. Rescue Squad for a 2 vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 460 & Holly Farms Farm in Rice, Va.  Law Enforcement on scene advising 2 vehicles with injuries and trouble getting patient out of the vehicle due to an obstructed dri...

Tue. Jul 26th 2016

Company 5 responded to Washington Street in Meherrin for the report of smoke from a vent in a residence.  Engine 5 arrived to find a single story structure with nothing showing.  Investigation by members revealed no smoke or fire evident, that a heater was activated and caused the ...

Tue. May 24th 2016

Company 5 Fire & Rescue along with Keysville Vol. Fire Dept, Charlotte Co. Sheriffs Office and Virginia State Police responded in front of the Keysville Drive Inn for a tractor trailer accident off the roadway. Units on scene encountered a diesel fuel spill, lines down, and significant damage...

Mon. Nov 4th 2013

On November 4th @ 12:58 Company 5 - Meherrin (1st due) and Company 2 - Hampden Sydney (2nd due) were dispatched to the 13000 block of Farmville Road for a reported shed/barn fire. An arriving POV unit advised the fire was out and homeowner was requesting the sturture to be checked. Company 2...

Wed. Oct 30th 2013

On October 30 @ 11:49 Meherrin Rescue was dispatched for a male with a possible CVA. On arrival of Rescue 5-8 the dispatch was confirmed and Life-Evac 1 was requested to launch to the Meherrin Heli-pad. Squad 5 arrived at the heli-pad @ 12:32 with Meherrin 505 (Lt. Taylor) in command. Life-Evac 1...

Sat. Oct 19th 2013

On October 19 Meherrin 505 (Lt. Taylor) ran up on a MVA on Farmville Road near Mud Dusty Road. 505 advised it was a single vehicle down an embankment with no injuries. Meherrin Fire was dispatched and Squad 5 arrived @ 07:17 with 505 in command. Command marked the incident under control @ 07:25 w...

Wed. Oct 9th 2013

On October 9 @ 07:20 Meherrin Fire & Rescue were dispatched to the 500 block of Loman Road for a single vehicle overturned with one reported injury. Squad 5 arrived and confirmed the dispatch with Meherrin 502 (Asst. Chief Pyle) in command. Squad 5's crew secure the vehicle and began pat...

Wed. Sep 18th 2013

On September 18th @ 15:24 Meherrin Fire was requested to secure the Meherrin Heli-Pad for Charlotte Rescue for a medical fly out. After Charlotte comfirmed they would use our pad Squad 5 arrived @ 15:42 with Meherrin 502 (Asst. Chief Pyle) in command. Pad was secured and Med-Flight 1 wa...

Tue. Feb 5th 2013

On February 5 @ 0720 Company 5 & Keysville Fire Department were dispatched for a reported Chimney Fire.  Support 5 with Asst Chief Pyle responded ahead of Squad 5, upon arrival he advised that he had active fire coming from the chimney.  Squad 5 arrived and laddered the residence to...

Sat. Jan 26th 2013

On January 26 @ 1715 Company 5 & Company 7 dispatched for a reported structure fire.  While en route crews were advised that there was smoke coming from underneath the residence.  Upon arrival Squad 5 advised light black smoke coming from underneath the residence.  Crews stretc...

Fri. Jan 18th 2013

On January 18 @ 2049 Company 5 dispatched for a car fire, threatening a structure.  Squad 5 arrived to find one car with heavy fire coming from the engine compartment with vehicle being within 25 ft of two structures.  Crews stretched attack line and quickly brought fire under cont...

Thu. Jan 10th 2013

On January 10, Company 5 & Company 2 were dispatched for a reported garage fire.  Squad 5 arrived to find a 8x10 shed with light smoke showing from the "A" side.  Crews stretched an attack line and made entry into the shed to find no fire just smoky conditions.  The c...

Wed. Jan 9th 2013

Company 5 dispatched for a single vehicle MVC reported no injuries.  Squad 5 arrived to find on vehicle out of the roadway over an embankment and into the trees.  Squad 5 crew checked for injuries and controlled any fire hazards.  Driver of vehicle was out walking around and refusi...

Sat. Jan 5th 2013

Company 5 along with Company 2 (Hampden Sydney) were dispatched for a Residential Structure Fire with reports of smoke coming from the eaves of the residence.  Upon arrival units encountered fire coming from the roof of the residence with the attic area completely engulfed in flames.  S...

Tue. Dec 27th 2011

On December 27 @ 12:55 Meherrin Fire was dispatched to assist Keysville Fire with a commercial structure fire @ 832 Kings Highway. Engine 5-1, Tanker 5-5, and Squad 5 arrived @ 13:06 with a commercial metal frame building with heavy fire showing from the roof. Keysville Engine 71 deploy...

Mon. Dec 26th 2011

On December 26 @ 11:57 Meherrin Fire & Rescue was dispatched to the intersection of Green Bay Road and Tower Rd for a single vehicle overturned, unknown injuries. While responding the incident location was changed to the area of Green Bay Road and Leigh Mountain Road. Squad 5 and Medic 5-8 ar...

Fri. Dec 23rd 2011

On December 23 @ 07:33 Meherrin Fire & Rescue was dispatched for a single vehicle MVA overturned unknown injuries, on Meherrin Road. Squad 5 arrived @ 07:44 with a single vehicle upright down an embankment with the occupant out of the vehicle, 501 (Chief Pyle) in command. Rescue 5-8 arri...

Thu. Sep 15th 2011

On September 15 @ 15:38 a local citizen contact Station 5 reference to have a injured goat that had fallen down a dam. Squad 5 arrived @ 15:44 with 503 (Capt. Pyle) in command. Crews worked with the homeowners to assess the best way to move the goat. After assessing the animals injuries it w...

Sat. Sep 10th 2011

On September 10 @ 03:40 Company 5 Fire & Rescue were dispatched to the vicinity of Duffey's Mini Mart on Patrick Henry Highway for a reported single vehicle MVA with one patient still in the vehicle with known injuries. Squad 5 arrived @ 03:50 with a single vehicle off the road in to a tree w...

Sat. Sep 3rd 2011

On September 3 @ 16:22 Company 5 Fire & Rescue were dispatched 351 Twin Bridges Road for a vehicle and ATV fire near a structure. Engine 5-1 arrived @ 16:34 with a passenger van and ATV fully involved and 501 (Chief Pyle) in command. Crews quickly deployed 1 3/4" attack line and had the ...

Fri. Aug 26th 2011

On August 26 @ 02:36 Company 5 Fire & Rescue and Keysville Fire were dispatched to 1093 New Bethel Road for a report structure fire with heavy fire in the roof. With heavy fire visible before leaving the station, 501 (Chief Pyle) add Company 2 (Hampden-Sydney) to the incident. Engine 5-1...

Thu. Jun 30th 2011

On June 30th @ 06:38 Meherrin Fire was dispatched to assist Keysville Fire with a Tractor Trailer overturn on Kings Highway at the Farmville Highway over pass. Squad 5 arrived @ 06:53 and operated on Keysville command. Crews quickly controlled the fuel leak and set traffic control until VDOT arri...

Mon. Dec 20th 2010

On December 20 @ 11:29 Meherrin Fire was dispatched to M&O Ranch Drive for a report Skidder Fire. Brush 5-4 arrived @ 11:41 with on skidder fully involved with a loader as an expo...

Wed. Dec 8th 2010

On December 8th @ 08:30 Meherrin Fire & Rescue was dispatched to the 3600 block of Meherrin Road for a two vehicle MVA. Squad 5 arrived @ 08:44 with a two vehicle side swipe and...

Sun. Dec 5th 2010

On December 5 @ 08:01 Meherrin Fire & Rescue was dispatched for a reported two vehicle MVA with ejection at the intersection of Meherrin Road and Patrick Henry Highway. Squad 5 arrived @ 08:08 with a two vehicle MVA with a 3 year old female ejected, and 501(Chief Pyle) in command. Centra...

Tue. Nov 23rd 2010

On the 27th of November @ 10:18 of Meherrin Fire & Rescue was dispatched for a MVA on Green Bay Road. Squad 5 arrived @ 10:35 with a single vehicle in its side off the roadway with 501 (Chief Pyle) in command. The patient was out of the vehicle, and appeared not to be injured. Rescu...

Sun. Nov 7th 2010

On November 7 @ 09:41 Meherrin Fire was dispatched to assist Medic 5-8 with setting up a landing zone for a patient who had a CVA. Squad 5 and Brush 5-4 arrived @ the Meherrin Heli-Pad @ 09:49 with 501 (Chief Pyle) in command. Crews secured the heli-pad for Life-Evac 1. Life-Evac 1 took over...

Fri. Aug 20th 2010

On August 20 @ 13:14 Meherrin Fire & Rescue was dispatched for a structure fire on Ashley Estates Dr. Squad 5, Engine 5-1, Tanker 5-5, and Rescue 5-8 arrived @ 13:27 with heavy smoke showing from the "C" and "D" side and 503 (Captain Pyle) in command. Interior attack attac...

Thu. Aug 12th 2010

On August 12th @ 11:05 Meherrin Fire & Rescue was dispatched for a MVA in the medium with subjects standing outside the vehicle near Duffy's Mini Mart. Squad 5 arrived @ 11:13 with a small passenger truck in the medium with heavy damage and one patient unconscious trapped and 502 (Asst. Chief...

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All department members are required to take Incident Management training through the Federal Emergency Management Agency 

to be in compliance with Presidential Homeland Security Directive 5 that was put in effect after the September 11th, 2001 attacks in New York City.  

The follow classes are all available online and free of charge through the Emergency Management Institute:

ICS - 100 - Introduction to Incident Command System 

https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-100.b

ICS - 200 - ICS for Single Resources & Initial Action Incidents

https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-200.b

ICS - 700 - National Incident Management Systems An Introduction

https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-700.a

ICS - 800 - National Response Framework, An Introduction

https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-800.b

A further listing of online courses through the Emergency Management Institute are a good source of information 

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Meherrin, Virginia 23954
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