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Propane Fire At Festy Grounds In Nelson : Updated 10 AM : 10.10.16

Propane Fire At Festy Grounds In Nelson : Updated 10 AM : 10.10.16

[ 2 ] October 9, 2016

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia The investigation into what happened Sunday afternoon at The Festy where a large fire broke out after a propane tank either exploded or released fuel that cause a chain reaction fire to other nearby vendors and vehicles. The coverage below. 2:36 PM Update and summary as we know. According to eyewitness […]

Nelson : Large Response To Fire in Arrington

Nelson : Large Response To Fire in Arrington

[ 0 ] May 28, 2016

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Memorial Day weekend started as a busy one for area fire crews. An old lumber yard in Arrington caught fire late in the day Friday. Crews worked late into the night Friday before leaving the scene. Below is the complete detailed release from Lovingston Volunteer Fire Department. Our thanks to them […]

New Initiative Helps Fund Nelson Squads Across The County : Agencies Say Thank You : (With Audio Interview)

New Initiative Helps Fund Nelson Squads Across The County : Agencies Say Thank You : (With Audio Interview)

[ 0 ] April 19, 2016

Nelson County, Virginia A few years ago the Supervisors of Nelson County initiated a plan to provide more support to the rescue squads and fire departments of Nelson County. Historically the County has supported operational funding assistance, and interest free loans for equipment, but never outright provision of capital equipment. Their newest initiative provides one […]

Nelson: Holiday Weekend Fire Causes Total Loss To Home At Wintergreen (Video)

Nelson: Holiday Weekend Fire Causes Total Loss To Home At Wintergreen (Video)

[ 0 ] November 28, 2015

   Wintergreen Nelson County, VA Above video from Friday night – November 27, 2015 of the house fire that gutted a home at Wintergreen.    RELEASE VIA WINTERGREEN FD: On November 27th at approximately 7:00PM Wintergreen Fire Department responded to a reported house fire on Cedar Drive located in the Augusta County section of the […]

NELSON : Smokehouse At Blue Ridge Pig Burns : Business Remains Open : Updated 3:40 PM EDT

NELSON : Smokehouse At Blue Ridge Pig Burns : Business Remains Open : Updated 3:40 PM EDT

[ 0 ] November 11, 2014

Nellysford Nelson County, VA By Marcie Gates Jason Pugh, Wintergreen Fire and Rescue Captain says they got the call around 9:30 and the structure fire at the Blue Ridge Pig was contained and resolved in about five minutes upon their arrival. Charles “Strawberry” Goodwin, Vietnam War Veteran says he was cleaning out the smokehouse (which […]

Nelson / Afton : Crews Respond To Fire At Carter's Fruit Stand On Route 250

Nelson / Afton : Crews Respond To Fire At Carter’s Fruit Stand On Route 250

[ 0 ] September 8, 2013

Afton, VA Near The Nelson / Albemarle / Augusta Line Crews are on the scene of a camper fire on Afton Mountain Route 250 at Carter’s Fruit Stand. Chipper Morris of Tanbark Drive in Afton sent us this photo of the smoke as seen from his home. It is not believed the actual fruit stand […]

Wintergreen Fire Truck Slowly Moving Along Route 29 North -  Same Area Searched Earlier In Alexis Murphy Case

Wintergreen Fire Truck Slowly Moving Along Route 29 North – Same Area Searched Earlier In Alexis Murphy Case

[ 0 ] August 8, 2013

Near Lovingston Nelson County, VA In what may be related to the search for missing Alexis Murphy, motorists have been reporting a large Wintergreen Fire Department vehicle on Route 29 North in the vicinity of Sunny Mountain Store. It was being followed closely by a marked Nelson County Sheriff’s car. Men could be seen on […]

Nelson / Gladstone: After Dark Times Fire & Rescue Emerges - Awarded Outstanding EMS Agency

Nelson / Gladstone: After Dark Times Fire & Rescue Emerges – Awarded Outstanding EMS Agency

[ 0 ] May 12, 2013

Gladstone Nelson County, VA Not long ago Gladstone was going through some dark times. After the old fire & rescue lost it’s charter a couple of years ago after some improprieties discovered, today they have emerged under a new charter and were just named Outstanding EMS Agency within the Thomas Jefferson Emergency Medical Services region. […]

Nelson: Dry Conditions Help Fuel Afternoon Fire

Nelson: Dry Conditions Help Fuel Afternoon Fire

[ 0 ] February 6, 2013

Tye River Road SE Nelson County, VA Though we’ve had considerable rain a few days ago, the very dry air and low humidity have been the right combination for outdoor fires to sometimes get out of control. A land owner was burning trash Wednesday afternoon on Tye River Road when the blaze got out of […]

Augusta: Pre Christmas Fire Takes Lives Of Four - VSP Investigates

Augusta: Pre Christmas Fire Takes Lives Of Four – VSP Investigates

[ 0 ] December 22, 2012

Augusta County, VA Here is the verbatim press release via Virginia State Police – Richmond Three adults and a child are dead following a residential fire in Augusta County Friday night (Dec. 21, 2012). The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Culpeper Field Office is investigating the blaze that destroyed a single-wide trailer on […]

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