Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) was dispatched “automatic aid” at 0853 Tuesday 19 April 2016 to a reported structure fire in the Moonfield residential neighborhood of Smithfield, Virginia, to assist Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD). All occupants of the home were reported evacuated. Carrollton units Engine-10 and Rescue-10 responded with volunteer crews as well as Isle of Wight County Emergency Services (IOWES) technicians. SVFD crews arrived on scene rapidly and deployed hand lines to quickly extinguish the fire in an electric hot water heater inside the residence. Isle of Wight Volunteer Rescue Squad (IWVRS) crews arrived to care for the occupants and provide rehabilitation services if needed. All CVFD, SVFD, IOWES and IWVRS personnel were cleared from the scene and available for further response by 0936.

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