Around 0330hrs Engine7-1 and Wagon1, along with Medic7, Medic1 and Rescue1-7 was summoned to Interstate 64 West bound in the area of the 140 mile marker for a reported Auto Accident. Early reports we...
A little after 8pm Engine Companies 1,2,6, Medic1 and HR4 were dispatched to 806 Bannister Town Rd for the Residential Structure Fire. Chief6 was the first to arrive assuming command and reporting a r...
Around 1830hrs Engine Co1 was dispatched along with several medic units to the 5700 block of W Old Mountain Rd just off of State Rt 208 for the reported veh crash involving a dirtbike. Upon arrival Me...
At our December business meeting the department held our annual elections electing the 2019 line officers of the Louisa Volunteer Fire Department. Below are our 2019 officers!Fire Chief: R. Whitlock1...
For 72 years the Louisa Volunteer Fire Department has been in the business of creating long lasting memories for many families in our area. Since 2011, new state laws prohibited us from launching fire...
LCFEMS Personnel took Truck 1 to Moss-Nuckols Elementary School to speak to kindergarten classes about our job and the importance of fire safety. We discussed smoke alarms, how to evacuate a smoke fil...
Kents Store Volunteer Fire Dept in Fluvanna Co, played host of a 16hr-Basic Pump Operations Training Class this past weekend. The classroom portion was held at the New Kents Store Firehouse with the p...
This is the first new unit our fire company had ever purchased. It was restored in the 90's and I've been told this thing could still pump today. You may see us showing this unit off in local parades.
This unit is very versatile it could be used for many different purposes but its primary use is for Motor Vehicle Crash Response, Medical Calls. Its equipped with a Holmatro Core Technology Hydraulic pump, Cutters,Spreaders, and two different size rams. Also equipped with airbags. 500gal water
2007 Chevrolet 2500HD Duramax
The main purpose of this unit is to use on brush fires. The unit is small and enables us to access small roads and driveways to get to the fire. The truck is equipped with a booster reel which makes for quick deployment and clean-up of the hoseline. 200gal water
2008 Chevrolet Tahoe
This Chief's car was placed in service 10/2008. Its equipped with a command center in the rear hatch of the vehicle.
2011 Pierce Velocity
The newest member to our fleet. It will take the place of Engine1 once placed in-service and will serve the same fuctions. This unit is equipped with CAFS (Compressed Air Foam System) which increases the extinguishing power of the water. Its also equipped with a Light tower which will be greatly appreciated in incidents that occur in the overnight hours. 700gal water/50gal foam
1995 Chevrolet Surburban
Primarily used to pick-up supplies for fundraisers. This unit could be used to haul extra manpower and equipment to any kind of incident.
1995 Chevrolet 2500
This unit used to be our primary brush unit. After purchasing our new brush unit in 2007 we decided to keep this unit. And its definatly still serving its purpose, the last few years this unit has been utilized at many wildfires in the county. 200gal water
This unit was sold, due to very little use in 2015.
This unit is pretty much what it's name say's! It's a Water Tanker. It hauls 1800 gallons of water and is usually utilized on large fire's such as structure fires and wildfire's. This unit works very well in a tanker shuttle operation (hauling water from water source to fire) because of its size and agility. Its also equipped with 3 quick dumps which would dump all 1800 gallons very quickly into a dump tank (pool to hold water), which is also carried on this unit.
1997 Pierce Lance 75' Aerial
The ladder truck is a unit that definatly makes our job easier when it comes to Structure fires, Chimney fires. Allowing us to utilize the ladder to access high and steep dangerous roofs. It also provides us with an elevated master stream that you can control from the turntable (bottom of ladder). This is very useful when trying to knock down a large fire. 500gal water
2011 Pierce Velocity
Pierce Pumper, 1000 water. Equipped with hydraulic and other tools for vehicle extrication.