Recent Calls
Sat. Jun 16th 2012
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...
Thu. Jan 26th 2012
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...
Mon. Jan 23rd 2012
On Jan 23rd Engine Companies 1 & 7, Medic1 were summoned to the 1600 block of Byrd Mill Rd for the MVC, upon Wagon1's arrival they found a single vehicle on its side, with 1 female patient trapped...
Tue. Nov 29th 2011
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...
Wed. Nov 16th 2011
On Wednesday night at 2115hrs fire units were dispatched to the old carterfields building in the town of louisa for the commercial structure fire. Attack1 arrived shortly after reporting a small fire ...
News Headlines
Fri. Dec 14th 2018
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...
Sat. Apr 25th 2015
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...
Tue. Oct 29th 2013
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...
Sun. May 6th 2012
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...
Sat. Jan 21st 2012
On Saturday Jan 21st, Chief1 gave the final go ahead for personnel to start utilizing the new unit. It is now fully equipped as an Engine for all types of fires and will also carry back-up Vehicle Ext...
In Memory




Chief Robert “Perk” Franklin Perkins, Jr.

Born on 10/19/1924

Departed on 08/12/2014

Resided in Louisa, Virginia

Robert “Perk” Franklin Perkins, Jr. 89, of Louisa passed away at his residence on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. A lifelong resident of Louisa he was the son of the late Robert F., Sr. and Daisy H. Perkins. He was a member and deacon of Louisa Baptist Church, member of Louisa Volunteer Fire Department for 74 years and served as Chief for 39 years and a charter member of Louisa Volunteer Rescue Squad. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Gladys Snider Perkins, a brother, J. Allison Perkins and a sister, Iris P. Richardson.

Perk is survived by three daughters, Ann Carol Gatewood (Roger) of Kents Store, VA, Marie P. Bowers (Joe) of Louisa, Martha P. Williams of Mineral and a special daughter, Joyce M. Bickley (Calvin) of Louisa, one sister, Annis P. Mallory of Louisa; grandchildren, Robert A. Greep (Michele), Jeffrey P. Greep (Donna), Darrell L. Greep (Denise), Rachel D. Payton, April N. Payton and Kellye B. Throckmorton (Michael) and twelve great-grandchildren.
A Funeral Service was held at 11am on Friday, August 15, 2014 at Louisa Volunteer Fire Department, 300 E. Main St. Louisa, VA; officiated by Rev. Dr. Larry Hoyle , David Cole and Rev. Bruce Jones. Interment followed at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made in Chief 1’s memory to The Louisa Volunteer Fire Department, 300 East Main Street, Louisa, Virginia 23093.



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