McGaheysville Volunteer Fire Company


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McGaheysville Firefighters Respond to Working House Fire

Chief Todd Breeden, March 09

Company 80 was dispatch for a house fire with fire showing. Engine 807 arrived on the scene and found a single story residence with fire showing from the front of the residence. An 1-3/4" attack line was deployed and a quick knock down was made. Occupants of the residence made it out prior to firefighters arrival and were transported to SRMH to get checked out. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chief Todd Breeden, January 04

The members of MVFC mourn the passing of Robert “Bob” Lam. Bob was a 55 year charter member of the department and held the position of President for 21 years of those years. Bob was our faithful Bingo caller for numerous years. He will be sadly missed.

Rest In Peace 811. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Bingo Update

Chief Todd Breeden, October 07

MVFC wanted to take a minute to give an update regarding our Bingo game. Our main priority is keeping our players and volunteers safe. For the foreseeable future our bingo will be cancelled because of Covid-19. Some of the factors that went into our decision were the allowable crowd size we could safely accommodate in our building (this number would require us to decrease our payout amounts to make ... (Full Story)


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Bingo Cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak.

Vice President Mark Monger, March 13

As with any Emergency, the priority of the McGaheysville Volunteer Fire Co. is the safety of its members and the community. With the COVID-19 precautions being taken throughout the country and the CDC's recommendation to limit any gathering to less than 30 people, the decision has been made by the McGaheysville Vol. Fire Co. to cancel all Bingo events through the end of March. We will then determine ... (Full Story)


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Virginia's 4 P.M. Burn Law

Vice President Mark Monger, March 06

Virginia's 4:00 p.m. Burning Law is in effect as of February 15.

Briefly, the 4:00 p.m. Burning Law states: from February 15 through April 30 of each year, no burning before 4:00 p.m. is permitted, if the fire is in, or within 300 feet of, woodland, brushland or fields containing dry grass or other flammable material.

Since forest fuels cure during the winter months, the danger of fire is higher ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vice President Mark Monger, March 06

As you set your clocks forward 1 hour tonight please change your smoke detector batteries also. Smoke detectors save lives.

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) smoke alarms are present in 96 percent of American homes, but 20 percent do not work due to worn or missing batteries. This means that almost 19 million homes are at needless risk. Almost two-thirds (62 percent ) of ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Structure Fire

Chief Todd Breeden, February 01

Firefighters responded to a reported house fire on East Point Road at ~10pm on January 31st. Upon arrival of apparatus heavy smoke conditions were present from the attic area. Crews made an interior attack and contained the fire to the attic area and then conducted extensive overhaul operations. No civilian or firefighter injuries.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vice President Mark Monger, November 07

11 years ago today Company 80 suffered the greatest loss imaginable for any public safety agency. Roy Dale Smith III lost his life while responding to an early morning structure fire. Roy was 17 years old and was dedicated to becoming a career firefighter. Roy's father is a volunteer firefighter with Shenandoah Vol. Fire Co. Co70 and instilled in Roy the love of service to his community. Roy was also ... (Full Story & Photos)

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