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Ten New Firefighters complete Fire I & II course
FFI and II Class FFI and II Class      

Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department hosted the Carrollton Regional Fire School (CRFS) and congratulates the ten new firefighters who successfully completed the course of instruction and graduated from CRFS class # 1 at Fire Station 10 on 13 March 2010.  Instructors Chief Jamie Blount, Captain John Mahoney and Lieutenant Scott Doggette officiated at the ceremony held in the engine bay of Station 10. Captain Bryan Hubbard represented Carrollton VFD Fire Chief Joel Acree. Carrollton's newest emergency vehicle "Engine-10" provided the backdrop for the official party.

Carrollton Elementary Display        
If you have a child that attends Carrollton Elementary School please take time and visit the Fire Safety display that was set up by Carrollton Fire Department FireCorp members
  Santa Tour      

On December 5th through the 8th Santa will be going through area neighborhoods to visit and will be collected canned food goods for Isle of Wight Christian Outreach. Fore more details click the link at the top of the page.  

DUI Demo (Smithfield High School)        

On Friday, December 5th Stations 50, 60, 10 and Nightingale participated in a DUI simulation for Smithfield High School seniors.  The senior were given a scenario where two students were driving on of them was drunk and they both had a head on collision.  The drunk lived and the innocent driver died at the scene.  More Photos

  New Squad 10 makes 2 ALS medics      

Recently Station 10 took delivery of its new medic; we hope to have it in service within the next 45 to 60 days.  Once it’s placed in service it will allow Station 10 to better serve the citizens in Carrollton and the northern end of Isle of Wight County.  This provides two ALS medic units to respond to calls as needed.  Check back for more photos as the truck is being prepared to be placed in service. Click for more photos.

Blood Drive October 27th "Fine Lines Fitness Center" in Memory of Firefighter JP

Come give blood October 27th
“Fine Lines Fitness Center”
15220 Carrollon Blvd
In Memory of Firefighter John “J.P.” Paul Memory II

Click flyer to right for more details

  Fire Prevention Week      

Fire Prevention week is the week of October 5-11, each year Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department goes to Little Folks Learning City, Carrollton Elementary School & Benns United Methodist Church preschool.  Our goal each year is to educate the public on fire prevention and allow children from each location to come out and see a firefighter dressed out in gear and get a change to look at the different pieces of fire apparatus. More Photos

Franklin Patriot Day        

Rescue 10, Brush 10 and Zone 10 participated in the 5th annual Franklin Patriot Day celebration in the Wal-mart parking lot in Franklin.  Rescue 10 performed a vehicle extrication demonstration to the citizens.  Rescue 10 came home with a 1st place trophy and Brush 10 and Zone 10 also came home with trophies. Even the Chick-fil-A cow came around to visit. More Photos

Memorial Service for 9-11 and JP Memory      

On September 11th members from Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department and JP’s family went to the memorial site at the foot of the James River Bridge for a brief memorial service. More Photos

Fine Line Health Cair and Concert        

On Saturday May17th members of the Carrollton Fire Department Fire Corp participated in the Health Fair at Fine Lines Fitness Center located on Carrollton Blvd just down from the fire station. This was a Relay for Life Fundraiser.

Health Fair      
Fire Corps
Join Carrollton Fire Dept (Fire Corps)!

Fire Corps creates opportunities for citizens to give back to their community by providing emergency assistance to their local Fire/EMS department.  From creating Web sites to maintaining vehicles, promoting life safety education or offering administrative assistance, you can help your community become safer and better prepared for natural disasters, terrorists threats and other emergencies.

For more information or to become a Fire Corps volunteer, contact Sara Jordan via email at firecorps@carrolltonfiredept.org.

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Annual Golf Tournament (JP Memory)
Golf Tournament

On April 25th the Firefighter John Paul Memory II Memorial Foundation held its second annual Golf Tournament.  Members from Station 10 participated in the event and had a few members play in the tournament.  Money raised from the event goes towards Scholarships, for more details on the scholarships please visit www.jpmemory.org.

March of Dimes March of Dimes Walk      

On April 25th Rescue 10 assisted Isle of Wight Sheriff’s Office with an escort from the James River Bridge to the Crittenden Bridge on Route 17.  Jimmy Ray Eagle 97.3, Kerry Fury Wavy TV 10, & Chris Jones House of Delegates were walking for the March of Dimes from Williamsburg to Norfolk. 

Fire Prevention Week        

On October 11th, members from Station 10 spent most of the morning and afternoon at Carrollton Public Library and Benn’s Church Preschool for Fire Prevention Activities.  FF Chuck Mullen lectured to the kids on basic fire prevention activities while FF Albert Burckard demonstrated how to put on our Personnel Protective Equipment PPE aka. turnout gear.  The kids at both locations were able to see the inside of Quint 10 and saw some of the equipment we used in action and how it works. 

Fire Prevention
  Franklin Patriot Day      
Franklin Patriot Day
On September 15th Quint 10, Rescue 10 and Brush 10 made the trip to Franklin for the Patriots Day Parade with 6 members. This years parade was dedicated to our own J.P Memory II who passed at this event last year while leading a vehicle rescue demonstration, as well as State Police, Trooper Hill who was struck by a motorist in South Hampton County two weeks after the event. Full Story
LODD Memorial Dedication        
On Sept. 9th 14 members of Station 10 manning E-10, Q-10, R-10, and S-10 went to the 9-11 memorial at the foot of the James River Bridge for the dedication of the Isle of Wight County Line of Duty Death memorial.  This memorial recognizes the first responders in Isle of Wight County who have made the ultimate sacrifice while protecting their community.  Two of our own were memorialized, JP Memory II and Chief Claude Taylor.  Just after Carrollton units arrived at the event. Full Story
JRB Memorial Service
Boy Scouts
Boy Scouts Nike Park      
On June 21st, CVFD continued its tradition of “soaking” the Boy Scouts participating in the week long day camp at Carrollton Nike Park. Q-10 & T-10 provided over 200 scouts and staff with some afternoon refreshment by dumping T-10's 5500 gallons of water through Q-10's ladder. CVFD staff also provided EMS coverage during this week long event. More Photos
Carrsville Vol Fire Dept 50th Anniversary Event

On June 9th Quint 10 participated in Carrsville Volunteer Fire Department Station 20's 50th Anniversary event. The morning began with a parade and afterwards all participants displayed there apparatus. Quint 10 returned home with a 1st place ladder truck trophy. Full Story

  Police Unity Tour      
Police Unity Tour

For a busy 20 minutes Station 10 hosted over 300 bicyclists, 60 support personnel and 50 motor vehicles participating in the annual police unity tour of Virginia.  Cyclists from as far away as Florida & California were in the group.  Out station was the second rest stop on a 2 ½ day “Tour d’Virginia” which started today in Portsmouth and ends noon Saturday in Washington DC.  Station 10 assisted the hearty cyclists by providing much needed refreshment and other necessary facilities. More details

BBQ Fundraiser
On Saturday, April 28th we held our semi-annual Spring BBQ and had a great success. We thank the many businesses that help make this BBQ a such success. To see more photos of the BBQ click here, to see which Businesses help make this BBQ a success click here.
JP Golf Tournament
1st Annual FF John Paul Memory II Golf Tournament      
The First Annual Firefighter John Paul Memory II Golf Tournament was held Friday, April 27th. It was a great turnout even though the weather stopped the Tournament for about 30 minutes. Click here to see photos from the Tournament and check the www.jpmemory.org website next year for details on the 2nd Annual Golf Tournament to be held April 25th 2008.