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James Wheeler (8/1/2016) 

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Swoope Volunteer Fire Company
697 Parkersburg Turnpike
Staunton, VA 24401
Non-Emergency: 540-886-5011
Emergency: 911
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Sat. Jan 7th 2017
Swoope Volunteer Fire Company is PROUD to announce our Volunteer of the Month...Safety Officer Stanley Via!Stanley has been a part of the Swoope FAMILY for several years and has even recruited his lovely wife Emily, who is our EMS Lieutenant, as part of our team.Stanley is the first one to pick...
Mon. Jan 2nd 2017
Congratulations to the 2017 Swoope Volunteer Fire Company Officers:Chief - Kevin L. WilkesDeputy Chief - Chris BotkinCaptain - Ryan FolweilerLieutenant - David LottsSergeant - Michael MartinSafety Officer - Stanley ViaEMS Captain - Jen WadeEMS Lieutenant - Emily ViaTraining Coordinator - Gary Gibson...
Thu. Dec 29th 2016
The Swoope FAMILY sends out a very Happy Birthday to our Brother Firefighter / Crew Chief Brad Collins. We hope you have the best birthday ever.  
Sun. Dec 25th 2016
On December 25, 2016 at 09:33 hours, Swoope Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched to an automobile fire on Hite Lane. Swoope Captain Ryan Folweiler was first on scene and reported that the engine compartment was on fire and initiated Hite Lane Command. Swoope Engine 14-5, Response 14, Chas...
Mon. Dec 19th 2016
On December 17, 2016 at 15:55 hours, Swoope Volunteer Fire Company and Staunton-Augusta Rescue Squad (SARS) were dispatched to a "head on" motor vehicle accident with entrapment at the 500 block of Frog Pond Road. Engine 14-5, Response 14, Brush 14-8 and Chase 14 (Chief...
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Fri. Dec 9th 2016
On December 8, 2016 at 07:05 the Swoope Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched to a structure fire on Elliott Street.  Upon arrival of fire units, Staunton Engine 2 under the Command of Lt Humes advised the dispatch center that a house was "on the ground." Swoope Fire Chief Kevin Wilke...
Thu. Nov 17th 2016
Swoope Volunteer Fire Company along with the Staunton-Augusta Rescue Squad (SARS) were dispatched to a Motor Vehicle Crash on the access road around Beverly Manor Middle School at 10:32 hours on November 17, 2016.Swoope Engine 14-5 arrived on scene first, under the Command of Captain Ryan Folwe...
Thu. Oct 6th 2016
On October 6, 2016 at 00:37 hours, the Swoope Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched to assist on a 'working' structure fire at the 200 block of Frontier Road. Engine 14-5 and Rehab-1 both responded from Station 14 For the early morning fire. On the initial dispatch was Augusta Coun...
Sun. Oct 2nd 2016
The Swoope Volunteer Fire Company sent four representatives to Delaware for the funeral and memorial services for Wilmington Firefighters Lieutenant Chris Leach and Senior Firefighter Jerry Fickes, both who were tragically killed in the Line of Duty on September 24, 2016 while operating inside of a ...
Tue. Sep 27th 2016
On September 27, 2016 at 09:49 hours, the Swoope Volunteer Fire Company responded to a 9-1-1 dispatch for a 'Vehicle Fire' located in the 400 block of Parkersburg Turnpike, responding units included Engine 14-5 and Response-14. Augusta County Fire & Rescue Captai...