James Wheeler (8/1/2016)
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SANTA IS COMING TO TOWN!!! We feel this year is more important than any other year. SATURDAY December 12th starting at 10:00AM, Santa and his crew will be leaving the Swoope Volunteer Fire Company and coming to YOUR neighborhood. Below is the order in which we will visit. PLEASE SHARE THIS POST!!!
10:00AM- Leave Swoope Volunteer Fire Company
Frog Pond Rd. to Morris Mill Rd. (U-Turn)
Elliott St./Bartley St./Linden St.
Beverley Manor Schools (PUBLIC VIEWING)
Cedar Green Rd.
William Cousins Rd.
Westview (Parkersburg Tpke.)
Trinity Point Rd.
Morris Mill Rd.
Belle Vista Subdivision
Apple Hill Estates (Rome Ave., Stayman Ln.)
Nature Trail Ln.
Bon Lea Dr.
Shutterlee Mill Rd.
Farmington Estates Subdivision
Baldwin Lane Subdivision
Shutterlee Mill Lane
We ask everyone to adhere to the CDC guidelines when it comes to mask wearing and social distancing... we want to make this as safe and as enjoyable as possible!
Any questions please comment below or send us a message. SHARE SHARE SHARE... Thank you and MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!
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This week is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (April 12-18). We want to take time to thank every dispatcher who is the calm voice on the other end of the phone when you call 9-1-1. These are the ones who get you the help you need in your worst hour. We appreciate all that you do every day!
You may never have to call 9-1-1, but if you do - seconds count! First responders, FIRE / MEDICAL / POLICE, need to find the right location the first time.Help support your local volunteer fire company and enhance your home and/or office at the same time. Swoope Volunteer Fire Company sells green D.O.T grade, retro-reflective address signs. We can customize them to single or double sides, as well as horizontal or vertical hang. Up to 5 numbers all for just $20 each, which includes moun...
Congratulations to the 2021 Swoope Volunteer Fire Company Officers;Fire Chief - Chris Botkin Deputy Chief - Ryan Folweiler Captain - Nelson Mace14 Lieutenant 1 - Stanley Via14 Lieutenant 2 - William PooleEMS Captain - James McManusEMS Lieutenant - Emily ViaTraining Coordinator - Kendall Cline Health & Safety Coordinator - Dillon BirdPresident - Jessica BotkinVice President - Karen HoffmanSecretary - Tamara-Lynn BirdTreasurer - Janita Da...
Swooope Volunteer Fire Company is very pleased to announce the graduation of one of our own, Tamara-Lynn Harley Bird who graduated today from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State College, College of Architecture and Urban Studies and Building Construction. Harley has worked very hard for this honor, and we are all very proud of her, and expect great things from her.
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our firehouse cat “Bunkers”. Without a doubt our most famous and loved member, Bunkers has been a staple of the Swoope Volunteer Fire Company for many years. Bunkers brought joy to everyone who met him and provided snuggles to anyone who would sit still. We will always remember him and will forever be grateful of our time together. Rest In Peace Bunkers... we will take care of the mice from here. ðŸ˜¢
ðŸš¨CANCELLEDðŸš¨ We are very sad to announce that due to unforeseen circumstances and situations beyond our control... we are having to cancel our Santa Run for the Swoope community this year. This event brings us so much joy and it was a very hard decision. Please follow Churchville-Volunteer Fire-Rescue for a Santa run that will be occurring in their first due area. See you next year!
SANTA IS COMING TO TOWN!!! We feel this year is more important than any other year. SATURDAY December 12th starting at 10:00AM, Santa and his crew will be leaving the Swoope Volunteer Fire Company and coming to YOUR neighborhood. Below is the order in which we will visit. PLEASE SHARE THIS POST!!!10:00AM- Leave Swoope Volunteer Fire CompanyFrog Pond Rd. to Morris Mill Rd. (U-Turn)Sage Rd.Elliott St./Bartley St./Linden St.Blackburn SubdivisionBeverley Manor Schools (PUBLIC VIEWING)Cedar Green Rd....
NFPA provides a wealth of safety information to help ensure the holiday season is a safe one.Festive celebrations, flickering lights and winter greens are hallmarks of the holiday season, but they also present fire risks that can quickly turn this festive time of year into a devastating one. NFPA works to educate the public about potential fire risks during the holidays, offering tip sheets, videos, and other resources to help everyone safely enjoy the season.Winter holiday fires by the numbersE...
FRESH CUT CHRISTMAS TREES!!! Starting the Friday after Thanksgiving, November 27th we will be selling our Christmas trees. Come out to the Swoope Volunteer Fire Company on weekdays from 5 pm to 9pm or on the weekends from 9am to 9pm to get your freshly cut White Pine Christmas Tree. We will be accepting cash, check or debit cards this year. LOW LOW PRICE of $25 and help support your 100% VOLUNTEER Fire Company! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!!!
Home Knox Box Program - Rapid "Emergency-Only" Access System for Homeowners! Knox Boxes are secure locking boxes for a key that allows Emergency-Only entrance without damage to your home when you call 911 but can not come to unlock the door. (Example: you have fallen and can not get to the door). The cost for these units are VERY reasonable... $170-$200 for most applications!Residential Use Only - Call Knox Box Corporation to order yours today 1-855-438-5669. Swoope V...
Congratulations to the 2020 Swoope Volunteer Fire Company Officers;Fire Chief - Chris Botkin Deputy Chief - Nelson Mace Captain - Ryan Folweiler 14 Lieutenant 1 - David Lotts14 Lieutenant 2 - Philip WadeEMS Captain - Jen WadeEMS Lieutenant - James McManusTraining Coordinator - Kendall Cline Health & Safety Officer - Stanley Via Mice Patrol Officer - Bunkers the Firehouse CatPresident - Linda BrooksVice President - Jessica BotkinSecretary - Karen H...
SANTA IS COMING TO TOWN!!! SATURDAY December 21st starting at 10:00AM, Santa and his crew will be leaving the Swoope Volunteer Fire Company and coming to YOUR neighborhood. Below is the order in which we will visit. PLEASE SHARE THIS POST!!!10:00AM- Leave Swoope Volunteer Fire CompanyFrog Pond Rd. to Morris Mill Rd. (U-Turn)Sage Rd.Elliott St./Bartley St./Linden St.Blackburn SubdivisionCedar Green Rd.William Cousins Rd.Parkersburg Tpke.Abbington Rd.Westview (Parkersburg Tpke.)Trinity Point Rd.Mo...
On September 10, the Swoope Volunteer Fire Company (SVFC) hosted a Strategic Highway Research Program, 2nd Edition (SHRP2) and Traffic Incident Management (TIM) courses at the station. These classes were taught by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), Virginia State Police (VSP), and Fire Instructors. SVFC opened courses up to neighboring companies and first responders. Although long recommended, the locality, Augusta County, has recently made this training mandated for any first re...
A BIG congratulations to Daniel and Candace on the birth of their little girl, Brooklyn Nicole Bell who was born September 4th at 11:58 hours. Mom and baby are doing well.
On August 30, 2019 at 00:21 hours, Swoope Volunteer Fire Company responded and assisted Mt. Solon Fire with a Structure Fire, a fully involved (large) garage. Engine 14-5, Tanker 14, Chase 14 and REHAB 1 all responded to incident and remained on scene for several hours until situation was placed under control. Other responding units include: Augusta County Fire & Rescue, and Churchville Fire.
The officers and members of the Swoope Volunteer Fire Company are saddened to announce the passing of our Brother Firefighter Olden “Nate” Ransome, early this morning. Nate was a Life Member and a past Fire Line Officer that dedicated countless hours of his life helping those in need. You will be missed my friend... rest easy .
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