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Santa visits Carrollton Volunteer Fire Dept.                      December 2011
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Santa Claus, dressed appropriately for the occasion, visited Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department Friday 16 Dec. 2011 during the monthly "Firehouse Bluegrass" fundraising concert. Seeking out children of all ages (and also pets!) Santa made his rounds collecting wish lists from guests, firefighters and also the featured group Highway 249 Bluegrass Band.
Check FundRaisers above for this and other Bluegrass concert pictures. Join us on the third Friday of each month at 7:30pm for great Bluegrass concerts and community fellowship.

Santa's Carrollton area tour is underway                December 2011

Santa visited Station 10 to make sure the Firefighters were hard at work preparing for the upcoming Carrollton community Santa Tour. Santa checked the sleigh he will be riding in and the fire equipment that will accompany him on his tour. Santa also met one of our future Firefighters at Station 10.
Santa is scheduled to be touring Carrollton neighborhoods with the Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department starting December 7th.

Carrollton Vol. Fire Dept. participates in Smithfield Christmas Parade       10 December 2011

 

Christmas Tree Fundraiser Fresh-cut Fraser Firs                 December 2011
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Our annual Christmas Tree Sale occurs each Christmas season as one of our many community fundraising events. We sell trees Monday through Friday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM and Saturday and Sunday 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM. starting Friday November 25, 2011. Come early and pick a beautiful freshly cut Christmas Tree to enjoy throughout this Holiday Season.

10-50PI Rte. 17 at Whippingham                      December 19,2011
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Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 1540 Monday 19 December 2011 to a reported two vehicle MVC with injuries on Carrollton Blvd at the intersection with Whippingham Parkway.

10-50 PI MVC Brewers Neck and Carrollton boulevards                8 December 2011

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 0814 Thursday 8 Dec. 2011 to a reported two vehicle MVC at the intersection of Carrollton and Brewers Neck boulevards at Bartlett, VA. Rescue-10 and Squad-10 responded immediately with subsequent response by Quint-10 for traffic control and HAZMAT mitigation. First arriving units advised head-on collision with two subjects injured and a second minor MVC at the same location. Routes 17 and 32 were temporarily closed at the intersection while patients were assessed and BLS protocols were followed. Virginia Marine and State Police arrived on scene to assist with traffic routing, investigation and reporting. Isle of Wight Sheriff's Deputy also arrived to assist with the second MVC which was declared non-reportable. One BLS trauma patient with non-life threatening injuries was transported by S-10 crew to RRMC while R-10 and Q-10 crews stabilized the vehicles involved in the collision and conducted further HAZMAT control operations. All Carrollton VFD units were cleared from the scene by 0925.

10-50 Overturned vehicle Reynolds Dr.                      November 28,2011
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Carrollton Volunteer Fire Dept. was dispatched 0829 Monday 28 Nov. 2011 to a reported overturned vehicle on Reynolds Drive between Nike Park Rd. and Osborne Lane.

Structure Fire Hallwood Smithfield                         November 23, 2011
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Carrollton Volunteer Fire Dept. was dispatched automatic aid 0704 Wednesday 23 November 2011 to a reported commercial structure fire on Grace Street in the Town of Smithfield.

10-50 James River Bridge Motor Vehicle Collision               November 20, 2011
 

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 1327 Sunday 20 November 2011 to a reported multiple motor vehicle collision with possible entrapment in the northbound lane of the James River Bridge and also involving a boat on a trailer. Carrollton VFD units Rescue-10, Squad-10 and Quint-10 responded immediately along the northbound span with subsequent responses by Chief-10 and Engine-10 which were later cancelled en route. First arriving unit at 1333 with LT Myreon Pierce assuming incident command reported City of Newport News Fire Department engine, ladder truck and two ambulances also on scene on the southbound span as per JRB emergency response protocol. Nightingale Air Ambulance service was alerted for possible deployment. Carrollton VFD and NNFD medical technicians and firefighter crews stabilized and prepared the patients on the northbound lanes and passed them over the gap between the two bridge spans. Other crews received and loaded the patients into the two NNFD ambulances for ground transport to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, the primary trauma facility for the Hampton Roads region. Remaining NNFD units returned to service via Route-17 and the Monitor-Merrimack Bridge Tunnel. Carrollton VFD crews remained on scene for vehicle recovery and HAZMAT operations until 1501 when incident command was relinquished to Virginia State Police. This incident was another example of the close mutual professional cooperation between career and volunteer departments when their jurisdictions intersect and conditions warrant.

Structure Fire Mill Swamp Rd.                            18 November 2011

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched automatic aid 1745 Friday 18 November 2011 to a reported "fully involved" structure fire at 15334 Mill Swamp Road in Smithfield Volunteer Fire Dept's primary response district. The two occupants were reported out of the house. Tanker-10 and Engine-10 responded to join SVFD units Engine-53 and Rescue-50 as well as Rushmere VFD units Engine-32 and Tanker-30 already responding. First on scene was SVFD Fire Chief J. Stallings in Engine-53 at 1747 who reported half the house including the attached garage with two automobiles inside fully involved and assumed incident command. Isle of Wight Volunteer Rescue Squad Chief B. Carroll arrived at 1752 to assist with apparatus and Carrollton Fire Chief J. Acree arrived in E-10 at 1802. Additional units arriving on scene were SVFD Truck-51, Engine-51 and Support-50 as well as Rushmere Support-34. Assistance was also requested from Windsor and Chuckatuck VFDs with Engines 9 and 40 arriving at 1835 and 1852 respectively. SVFD E-53 was positioned as primary pump unit for the fire attack with CVFD T-10 as primary water supply. Units E-32, T-30, E-10, T-51, E-40 and E-9 established water shuttle operations to keep T-10 at an effective water supply level. An estimated 18,400 gallons of water were supplied by all units. American Red Cross representative was alerted at 1836 and arrived on scene to assist the occupants. Electricity to the structure was disconnected at 1906 and Community Electric was advised. The fire was declared fully extinguished at 2345 and all responding units were cleared to return to their respective quarters.

Early Morning Structure Fire, Mouring Dr.                 October 31,2011

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 0134 Monday 31 October 2011 to a reported structure "with fire in the living room" on Mouring Drive off Sugar Hill road in Carrollton. Smithfield Volunteer Fire Dept. was also dispatched "automatic aid" per Isle of Wight County structure fire response protocol. Carrollton VFD units Engine-10, Quint-10, Rescue-10, Tanker-10, Car-10, Squad-10 and Chief-10 responded as well as Smithfield VFD units Engine-53 and Heavy Rescue-50. Chuckatuck VFD was also requested to dispatch a tanker unit for additional water supply. First arriving unit reported working fire conditions with smoke showing from the single story structure and an aggressive fire attack was immediately initiated by the E-10 crew in 35 degree temperatures. E53 crew quickly joined the attack. Carrollton VFD Captain B. Hubbard assumed scene command and directed fire suppression operations. The occupants of the home had already evacuated the building in accordance with advice from Isle of Wight Central Dispatch Office. Electricity to the structure was secured and Dominion Power was requested to respond. The fire was reported under control at 0201 and Chuckatuck Tanker-9 was cleared at 0230. A local American Red Cross representative arrived on scene to provide shelter for the two adult residents of the building. After an extensive overhaul operation the fire was reported out at 0408 when incident command was terminated. The last remaining Smithfield VFD unit on scene was cleared at 0410 and all other Carrollton units were cleared by 0428.

Motor Vehicle Collision Smith's Neck Road         October 27,2011
Helicopter Medical Transport Required
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Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 1253 Thursday 27 October 2011 to a reported truck vs. car head-on MVC on Smith's Neck Road with the "trucked flipped over."

Fire Safety visit to Benn's UMC pre-school         Fire Prevention Week Activity
and Li'l Folks Learning Center                             October 20,2011
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Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department conducted basic fire safety and prevention classes Thursday, 20 October 2011 at Benn's UMC pre-school
and Li'l Folks Learning Center in Carrollton, VA.

10-50PI MVC James River Bridge             Wednesday 19 Oct. 2011

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 1227 Wednesday 19 October 2011 to provide Newport News Fire /Rescue mutual aid assistance to a reported two vehicle collision on the southbound span of the James River Bridge. Carrollton VFD units Squad-10, Rescue-10 and Zone-10 responded at 1228. NNFD advised they had four engines, two ambulances and a battalion chief on scene and needed assistance with a second patient extrication and transport because vehicle wreckage blocked their approach to the scene. Carrollton units were advised to approach northbound on the southbound span. R-10 and Z-10 crews assisted with extrication operations and S-10 transported one ALS patient to RRMC ER. HAZMAT mitigation and control operations were conducted and VSP assumed scene and traffic control upon arrival. R-10 was cleared at 1338 and S-10 was available returning from RRMC at 1420. This incident was an excellent example of the close coordination and cooperation between career fire/rescue agencies on the Peninsula and volunteer departments on the south side of the James River.

Vehicle vs. Power Pole             Monday 17 Oct. 2011

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Dept. was dispatched 1604 Monday 17 October 2011 to a reported MVC on Route 17 in which a vehicle had struck a power pole in the marsh just north of the Raceway convenience store. Carrollton VFD units Rescue-10 and Squad-10 responded as well as several volunteers in POVs. First arriving unit confirmed broken power pole and reported location for Dominion Power response. A hand line with ready foam source was deployed due to danger of ignition by mechanical or electrical means. The JRB authority was requested to restrict vehicle traffic in the right southbound lane of the bridge. The driver of the vehicle was evaluated for injury by the S-10 crew and refused transport to local ER against medical advice. Carrollton units and crews remained on scene to assist VSP and IWSD units in controlling traffic until released at 1711.

10-50PI Reynolds Dr.             Monday 17 Oct. 2011
 

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Dept. was dispatched 1838 Monday 17 October 2011 to a reported vehicle vs. tree collision near 21000 Reynolds Drive. Several 911 callers stated three occupants were involved, one with head injury. Squad-10 responded from the James River Bridge having assisted with a "boater in the water" search along the southbound span of the bridge. Upon arrival on scene S-10 BLS crew requested ALS support from Isle of Wight VRS following initial patient assessment and Reynolds Drive was closed to other vehicular traffic. IWVRS ALS provider assumed patient care and S-10 transported the patient to RRMC after being advised the JRB was clear in the northbound direction. VSP units assumed traffic control operations and S-10 reported available returning from RRMC at 1933.

Structure Fire: Wilson Road Smithfield     Sunday 16 Oct. 2011
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Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched "automatic aid" 1547 Sunday 16 October 2011 to a reported structure fire at 1008 Wilson Road in the Town of Smithfield. Carrollton units Quint-10 and Engine-10 responded at 1548 with full crews and arrived on scene at 1601.

Fire Safety visit to Carrollton Elementary                14 October 2011
Fire Prevention Week
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Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department conducted basic fire safety classes on Friday October 14th 2011 for students at Carrollton Elementary School as a regular part of the all-volunteer department's fire prevention operations. Volunteers take time off from their regular civilian jobs to teach fire safety in the community.

 
Fire Prevention Week           October 9-15, 2011
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Reported "cotton picker" on fire off Tan Road             Oct.11, 2011
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Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 1818 Monday 11 October 2011 to a reported "cotton picker" on fire off Tan Road at the intersection of several farm roads connecting three cotton fields.

 
Car Fire Old Macklesfield Road             9 October 2011
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Carrollton Volunteer Fire Dept. was dispatched 1224 Sunday 9 October 2011 to a reported "fully involved" SUV fire on Old Macklesfield Road. Engine-10 responded at 1224 and arrived 1229, confirmed initial report and initiated immediate fire attack.

Two Truck Motor`Vehicle Collision                     27 July 2011
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Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 1641 Wednesday 27 July 2011 to a reported Motor Vehicle Collision (MVC) involving two trucks in a ditch at the intersection of Reynolds Drive and Smith's Neck Road.

Overturned Tractor Trailer             13 July 2011
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Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 1323 Wednesday 13 July 2011 to a reported "18 wheeler just turned over on it's side" at the Bartlett intersection of Route's 17 and 32. Carrollton units Rescue-10, Engine-10, Squad-10 and Zone-11 responded.

Motor Vehicle Collision Smith'sNeck w/extrication           6 July 2011
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Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 1536 Wednesday 6 July 2011 to a reported head-on MVC on Smith's Neck Road near Boundary Road.

"Vehicle in the Pond" Rescue             Sunday 26 June 2011
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Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 0535 Sunday 26 June 2011 to a reported "vehicle in the pond" next to the Eagle Harbor Swim Club on Harbor Town Drive in Carrollton.

Dumpster Fire Bloom 0418                  Sunday 26 June 2011

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 0418 Sunday 26 June 2011 to a reported dumpster fire behind Bloom's supermarket in Eagle Harbor Shopping Center. Carrollton VFD units Engine-10, Car-10 and Zone-11 responded. First arriving unit reported smoke showing from the dumpster with close exposure to an adjacent large commercial structure. E-10 crew rapidly commenced the fire attack by deploying the front mounted hose line using a combination of water and foam to quickly control the blaze. FF R. Elswick and FF/EMT J. Rodriguez crewed the hand line while LT. M. Pierce conducted engineer pump duty. CPT B. Hubbard supervised on-scene operations. The fire was reported under control within minutes and the steel dumpster was cooled to prevent damage to nearby pressurized tanks and the exposed structure. All units were cleared from the scene and made available at 0437. This was the eleventh fire in a dumpster behind this particular structure since it opened in 2005.

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Dept. Supports Cub Scouts at Nike Park       24 June 2011

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department supported the Colonial Trail Cub Scout Day Camp at Carrollton Nike Park Friday June 24th 2011. This week-long camp for about 75 scouts from around the area was hosted by Carrollton's Cub Scout Troop 36. Carrollton's Volunteer firefighters conducted a 45 minute "hose down" of the scouts to cool them off in record high temperatures in the region. Carrollton members and some wet and happy scouts pose beside the fire departments 5,500 gallon water tanker which was used to supply cool water for the down.

Triple Automatic Aid Response                   16 June 2011

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department volunteers responded 1608, 1627, and 1629 Thursday 16 June 2011 to three separate emergency calls: lift assist, allergic reaction and chest pains respectively. Chief Acree assisted IWVRS with the 1608 "lift assist" patient at 108 Washington Street in Smithfield and cleared in time to respond to the second call at 1627 "allergic reaction" at Sentara St. Lukes. Medic-11 responded to this call and IWVRS ALS provider Jason Rodman also arrived to assist the M-11 crew. At 1630 Squad-10 was dispatched to St. Luke's for a reported "chest pains" patient and arrived at 1635. The "allergic reaction" patient was declared BLS and Rodman remained at St. Lukes to assist with the "chest pains" patient. M-11 transported the second patient to Obici Hospital and S-10 transported the third patient to Belle Harbour ER. This incident was a classic example of the smooth functioning of "automatic aid" among Isle of Wight County's first responders and was also representative of the close working relationship between stations 10 and 60.

Carrollton Volunteers escort Special Olympics Torch runners       9 June 2011

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department provided emergency medical support while escorting the annual Virginia Law Enforcement Region 3 Special Olympics Torch Run Thursday 9 June 2011 from Isle of Wight County across the James River Bridge. From the left, Carrollton volunteer Emergency Medical Technicians Derrick Brown, Joan Mizelle and Aryn Phillips pose with some of the hot and tired runners who had just completed the 4 1/2 mile James River Bridge segment of the run in 100 degree temperatures. All the runners completed this five mile segment which ended at New Market South Mall. The Special Olympics runner in the center holds the Golden Torch which is handed off to each team between segments of the run. This annual statewide law enforcement sponsored event calls attention to the special needs of citizens in our local community.

Vehicle rollover on Smith's Neck Road             Friday 20 May 2011

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 1306 Friday 20 May 2011 to a reported vehicle rollover on Smith's Neck Road at the Makelsfield Road intersection. Carrollton VFD units Medic-11, Rescue-10 and Zone-11 responded to the scene. First arriving unit at 1310 reported one overturned vehicle in a ditch with the driver trapped inside. R-10 crew stabilized the vehicle and deployed hydraulic cutting tools to prepare for forcible extrication. Access to the patient was made thru the broken rear window and Initial assessment indicated a stable BLS patient with no major trauma. C-spine control was taken, c-collar applied and the patient was carefully moved onto a backboard, immobilized and extricated thru the passenger side door. Smith's Neck Road was temporarily closed and IWSD and VSP units arrived on scene to control traffic. The patient was quickly placed onto a stretcher and transported in M-11 to RRMC. VSP and IWSD units remained on scene for investigation, traffic control and vehicle removal. All Carrolton units were clear and available by 1426.

Brush Fire - Ragged Island -                     Sunday 10 April 2011
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Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 1726 Sunday 10 April 2011 to a reported brush fire in the Ragged Island Wildlife Management Area at the south foot of the James River Bridge (JRB).

Motor Vehicle Collision Nike Park Road near the intersection with Reynolds Drive             01 April 2011

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 0942 Friday 1 April 2011 to a reported motor vehicle collision with "a small car in the trees" on Nike Park Road near the intersection with Reynolds Drive. Carrollton VFD units Zone-11, Rescue-10 and Squad-10 responded. Virginia State Police arrived on scene first followed by Zone-11 reporting one vehicle in the woods with probable double roll-over and two patients out of the vehicle and ambulatory. Patient care was initiated IAW BLS protocols. CVFD Officer 107 arrived on scene by POV and assumed command. Squad-10 and Rescue-10 arrived to protect the scene and assume patient care. Carrollton VFD unit Medic-11 was requested and dispatched to care for a second patient. Two BLS trauma patients were transported to RRMC by Squad-10 and Medic-11. R-10 and Z-11 remained for scene protection until released by Isle of Wight Sheriffs Deputy and VSP. All Carrollton units were cleared from the scene by 1115.

Possible homemade Bomb found at Founder's Pointe             27 March 2011

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 1248 Thursday 17 March 2011 to a reported motor vehicle collision on Carrollton Blvd. (Route 17) at the intersection of Omera Drive. Carrollton VFD units Zone-11, Squad-10, Chief-10 and Engine-10 responded. First arriving unit (CVFD member # 110) reported no injuries and moderate damage to both vehicles. E-10 provided scene security while S-10 crew mitigated a small HAZMAT spill with fuel absorbent and obtained patient refusals from the two drivers. Virginia State Police arrived for traffic control, reporting and investigative purposes. E-10 remained for scene protection while the vehicles were removed and all Carrollton units were clear by 1327.

Motor Vehicle Collision Route 17 at Omera Drive             17 March 2011

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 1248 Thursday 17 March 2011 to a reported motor vehicle collision on Carrollton Blvd. (Route 17) at the intersection of Omera Drive. Carrollton VFD units Zone-11, Squad-10, Chief-10 and Engine-10 responded. First arriving unit (CVFD member # 110) reported no injuries and moderate damage to both vehicles. E-10 provided scene security while S-10 crew mitigated a small HAZMAT spill with fuel absorbent and obtained patient refusals from the two drivers. Virginia State Police arrived for traffic control, reporting and investigative purposes. E-10 remained for scene protection while the vehicles were removed and all Carrollton units were clear by 1327.

After responding to two 10-50's within an hour,
CVFD First On Scene at Newport News 10-50PI                     7 March 2011
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Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 1141 Monday 7 Mar. 2011 to a 10-50PI on Route 17 at the Whippingham Parkway intersection.
Carrollton VFD was then dispatched 1241 "second call" to a medical emergency in this same area.
Upon arriving at Huntington Park, the S-10 crew came upon a three vehicle 10-50 which had just occurred on Mercury Blvd. at River Road.

Two-vehicle collision in the southbound lane of the James River Bridge           20 February 2011

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 1733 Sunday 20 February 2011 to a reported two-vehicle collision in the southbound lane of the James River Bridge. Carrollton units Squad-10 and Rescue-10 responded to the scene. First arriving unit at 1739 reported several possible BLS trauma patients and Medic-11 was also dispatched to stage at the foot of the bridge until needed. Newport News fire/rescue and Isle of Wight Sheriff's Deputy units also AOS. A small fluid spill was mitigated by fuel absorbent and all patients denied injury and refused transport. All Carrollton VFD units were cleared at 1817 and RTQ without further incident.

Brush fire on Smiths Neck Road near Twin Hill Lane             19 February 2011

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 1746 Saturday 19 February 2011 to a reported brush fire on Smiths Neck Road near Twin Hill Lane. Carrollton units Engine-10, Rescue-10, Zone-10, Zone-11 and Chief-10 responded. First arriving unit at 1753 reported a wind driven, out-of-control brush fire with possible exposure to several structures. Automatic aid from Smithfield VFD was requested and units Brush-51, Engine-51and Engine-53 responded. Additional water supply was also requested from Chuckatuck VFD and Tanker-9 responded to the scene. B-51 was positioned near the fire and E-10 was assigned primary pumping duty. A 3 inch hose line was laid from E-10 to Smith's Neck Road and E-51, E-53 and T-9 supplied water. Foam was used as the primary extinguishing agent to control rekindle. Approximately two acres of forest area were burned including some discarded farm equipment. A fallen tree which extended across the fire line was cut thru to prevent extension. The fire was reported out at 1854 and all units cleared the scene by 1901. All the deployed hose lines were loaded into Mike Reilly's truck and taken to Station-10 for cleaning and repacking.

Second 10-50PI at the James River Bridge             9 February 2011

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 1632 Wednesday 9 February 2011 to a reported accident with injuries at the James River Bridge. Carrollton units Squad-10, Rescue-10 and Zone-11 responded. At 1635 a second dispatch reported a 10-50 with unknown injuries on Carrollton Blvd. at Harbor Point Lane. S-10 and R-10 continued to the JRB and Z-11 diverted to the second scene and reported a two-vehicle collision with one BLS trauma patient. Medic-11 then responded to the second call. Two other CVFD and one Rushmere VFD volunteer also arrived on scene at Harbor Point Lane to assist in the rescue. No incident was found at the JRB and R-10 and S-10 diverted to the second scene. Two Isle of Wight Sheriff's Deputy units also arrived to assist. S-10 obtained a patient refusal from one driver and M-11 transported the other driver to RRMC. All CVFD units were cleared from the scene by 1644 and M-11 cleared RRMC at 1812.

Overturned vehicle in the median ditch on Route 17             9 February 2011

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 0615 Wednesday 9 February 2011 to a reported overturned vehicle in the median ditch on Route 17 between Station-10 and Deep Bottom Road. Initial report also stated that the driver was unable to get out of the vehicle. Carrollton units Squad-10, Rescue-10, Zone-10 and Zone-11 responded. First arriving unit reported driver was out of the vehicle and ambulatory. Patient was immediately fully immobilized per MOI protocol and transported by S-10 to the nearest ER. Isle of Wight Sheriff's Deputies remained on scene until vehicle was removed by Brown's Automotive.

Overturned MVA Brewers Neck Blvd                 28 January 2011

On January 28th CVFD was dispatched around 2233 to a reported MVA with multiple vehicles involved on Brewers Neck Blvd. near Reynolds Drive. Carrollton units Squad-10, Rescue-10, Car-10, Medic-11 and Chief-10 responded. First arriving unit reported one overturned vehicle and two others with heavy damage. Three patients were assessed and an additional ALS unit was requested from Isle of Wight Vol. Rescue Squad. The 3 patients were transported from the scene to a local hospital. All fire/rescue units were clear from the scene around 0009 January 29th.

Brush Fire Coastal RV on Brewers Neck Blvd                 25 January 2011

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 1250 Tuesday 25 Jan. 2011 to a reported explosion and brush fire at Coastal RV on Brewers Neck Blvd. Carrollton units Engine-10, Rescue-10 and Squad-10 responded. First arriving unit reported heavy smoke visible from the Bartlett intersection and a quarter acre working brush fire. Automatic aid was requested from Smithfield Vol. Fire Dept. and units Engine-53, Brush-51 and FD-50 responded. Firefighters from Carrollton and Smithfield extinguished the fire with water and foam was applied to prevent rekindle in the dry grass. IWSD and VSP units assisted with traffic control along Route 32. Fire was reported out at 1304 and all units cleared the scene by 1339.

10-50PIx7 MVC Brewers Neck Blvd at Queen Annes Court                 25 January 2011

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 1643 Tuesday 25 January 2011 to a reported accident with injuries on Brewers Neck Blvd at Queen Annes Court. Carrollton units Rescue-10, Medic-11 and Squad-10 responded. First arriving unit reported four vehicles involved and seven patients with one entrapment. Both westbound lanes of Route 32 were closed to traffic. Automatic aid was requested from Isle of Wight VRS and Medic units 60 and 64 responded. Nightengale air ambulance was requested to launch. City of Suffolk mutual aid was also requested and Medic-9 responded from Chuckatuck. Nightengale transported one patient to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and five other patients were transported by M-11, M-60, M-64 and M-9 to Riverside Regional Medical Center and Obici Hospital in Suffolk. R-10, IWSD and VSP units remained on scene for traffic control, reporting and scene management. Route 32 was reopened to traffic at 1824.

Unattended Brush Fire             20 January 2011

On January 20th around 1816 hrs Station 10 and Suffolk Station 9 where dispatched to a report of an unattended Brush Fire.  Carrollton Engine 10 and Chief 10 arrived on scene with Suffolk Engine 9 to find a small pile of debris/cardboard being burned that was unattended.  Due to the location of the incident Suffolk Brush 9 also responded to assist since E-10 and E-9 were not able to get to the actual fire due to its location and previous weather conditions that made the area muddy.  Fire was put out all units cleared and returned to quarters. 

MVA Nike Park Rd & Titus Creek Dr             18 January 2011

On January 18th around 2207 hours Station 10 was dispatched to a reported 10-50 MVC on Nike Park Road at the Titus Creek Drive intersection. Units Medic-11 and Rescue-10 responded immediately. First arriving unit reported two vehicles with moderate damage, two possible BLS patients and all occupants out of the vehicles. One patient was transported to a local hospital and the other patient refused treatment

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