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  • County Proposes Permitting Process For Fire, Rescue Agencies

    Posted: January 10th, 2003

    Officials want to "formalize" the long-standing relationship Wise County has had with emergency service providers by establishing a permitting process for fire departments and rescue squads operating within the county.

  • Fire Leaves JCC Family Homeless

    Daily Press
    Posted: January 9th, 2003

    JAMES CITY -- A fire early Wednesday sent a James City woman to the hospital with second-degree burns and left her family homeless

  • Emergency Squad Volunteer Accused Of Embezzling

    The Daily Press
    Posted: January 8th, 2003

    A Big Island Emergency Crew volunteer was indicted on embezzlement and money laundering charges in an apparent $31,000 theft of rescue squad funds.

  • Apartment Building Evacuated for Fire

    The Washingto Post
    Posted: January 6th, 2003

    A fire broke out in the electrical room of a 12-story condominium building near Falls Church yesterday, forcing the evacuation of about 300 people.

  • Fire Guts Virginia Home

    Posted: December 27th, 2002

    Arlington County fire investigators are trying to find out what caused a house fire Thursday morning.

  • Suspicious Smell Causes Evacuation of Virginia Beach Courthouse

    Posted: December 23rd, 2002

    Court cases were interrupted and hundreds of people were forced to evacuate the Virginia Beach courthouse Friday morning as a burning odor began spreading from the probation and parole offices. As a precaution, the entire complex was cleared as firefighters investigated.