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No Caption SINGLE MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT INVOLVING 18 WHEELER

January 05

At approximately 5:00pm, Blacksburg Fire Department responded with Antioch and CKC fire departments referencing an 18 Wheeler.

Upon arrival, the vehicle was located at mile marker 104 facing north bound on the southbound size of Interstate 85. Firefighters stabilized the vehicle, contracted patient assessment, and extricated the entrapped driver after approximately 30 minutes.

The driver sustained ... (Full Story & Photos)

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NEW FLIR TECHNOLOGY INVADES THE BLACKSBURG FIRE DEPT. TO HELP SERVE THE COMMUNITY

January 04

Tonight the Blacksburg Fire Department took delivery of three new FLIR thermal imaging cameras. Thank you to Les Woods and TS Rescue for a smooth transaction and helping us upgrade our equipment.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption STATION 9 ASSISTED EASTSIDE ON A GRASS FIRE THREATENING A STRUCTURE

January 02

Grass Fire was started by downed power lines caused by the cold weather and high winds in our area. A big thanks goes out to Forestry, Antioch Fire, CKC Fire, and Buffalo Fire Departments for their assistance.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Driving Safely On Ice and Snow

January 02

Winter weather is upon us. With this temperature plummet comes the reality of road ice and snow. Naturally the concern for "black ice" is also present during this time of year.

Black ice is especially dangerous for drivers; the ice has a "chameleon" effect on the road, and conceals itself on the pavement. We will most notably observe black ice on shady or darker areas of road than pavement in the ... (Full Story)


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HVAC Hazards

December 31

HVAC systems are a modern convenience that supply many structures, both commercial and residential, with heating and air conditioning.

The danger here is that the ventilation system can provide for both smoke and heat transfer from an HVAC unit if it catches fire.

The fire was likely contained to just one room on account of positively pressured hallways and fire suppression systems in the room. ... (Full Story)


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