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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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Sun. Aug 13th 2017
On August 13, 2017 at 03:25 hours, the Swoope Volunteer Fire Company along with Staunton-Augusta Rescue Squad (SARS) Rescue 5, were dispatched for a Automobile Accident.  Initial reports to responding Swoope apparatus, were for a car that was into the woods. Captain 14 (Ryan Folweiler) was firs...
Tue. Aug 8th 2017
On August 8, 2017, Swoope Volunteer Fire Company along with neighboring Churchville Volunteer Fire Company attended training class working with the Carilion Clinic Life-Guard 12 helicopter. This Eurocopter EC135 P2+ can accommodate up to two patients, two medical attendants and two pilots. Medi...
Sat. Aug 5th 2017
On August 5, 2017 at 17:12 hours, Swoope Volunteer Fire Company along with Rescue 5 (Staunton-Augusta Rescue Squad) and Rescue 4 (Churchville Rescue Squad) were dispatched to an automobile accident at the intersections of Parkersburg Turnpike and Swoope Road.  While enroute, Augusta County Emer...
Tue. Aug 1st 2017
The Swoope Volunteer Fire Company officers are proud to present the August Volunteer of the Month...Firefighter / NAEMT Jason Keefe.Jason can be found most of the time behind the scene, leading, mentoring and guiding new members with training, or doing something to improve the station/grounds. ...
Thu. Jul 20th 2017
On July 20, 2017, the Virginia State Police Academy met family members for 'family day,' and to celebrate the accomplishments so far.  Trooper candidate & Firefighter Harold Campbell look great as he greeted family for this milestone event. Harold will graduate in October with the r...
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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...