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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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Fri. Jun 23rd 2017
On June 23, 2017, members of Swoope Volunteer Fire Company assisted the Boy Scouts of America with Boy Scouts earning their Fire Merit Badges.  The Swoope Team led by Captain Ryan Folweiler goes out every year to help our young scouts earn badges. This year Swoope will dispatch crews on five oc...
Wed. Jun 21st 2017
On June 21, 2017, at 00:42 hours, the Swoope Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched to assist Augusta County Fire & Rescue (Company 10) with an appliance fire inside a structure. Engine 14-5 responded with six personnel within 5 seconds after receiving alarm, Chase 14 (Deputy Chief Chris Bot...
Mon. Jun 19th 2017
On June 19, 2017 at 19:27 hours, the Swoope Volunteer Fire Company, along with our neighboring companies, City of Staunton (Engine 2), Churchville Fire Company (Engine 4-7, Tanker 4-5) and Churchville Rescue Squad (Rescue 4-8), were dispatched to a fire with exposures. While enroute,  ...
Sun. Jun 11th 2017
On June 11, 2017 at 16:19 hours, the Swoope Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched to a "vehicle fire." Engine 14-5 responded with five personnel and Response 14 responded with four personnel. Engine 14-5 arrived in the area of 500 block of Parkersburg Turnpike and was directed to...
Thu. Jun 1st 2017
The officers of the Swoope Volunteer Fire Company are pleased to announce the Volunteer of the Month for June 2017...Harley Bird.  Whether is it helping around the office, putting fires out, or mentoring new personnel, Harley can always be found with a great BIG smile and the willingness to hel...
Recent Calls
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...