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Emergency Crews Complete Lengthy Night Rescue In Blue Ridge

Emergency Crews Complete Lengthy Night Rescue In Blue Ridge

[ 2 ] November 19, 2018

Three Ridges Wildlife Area Nelson County, Virginia Release via Wintergreen Fire & Rescue: Last night Wintergreen Fire & Rescue was again requested to assist an injured hiker on the Mau-Har spur off of the Appalachian Trail. The call originated at 8:56PM as a “911 Hang-up” in the Three Ridges Wilderness area. Immediately a request for […]

Blue Ridge Parkway : Crews Complete Lengthy Rescue Of Hiker Near Love, Virginia

Blue Ridge Parkway : Crews Complete Lengthy Rescue Of Hiker Near Love, Virginia

[ 1 ] November 11, 2018

Blue Ridge Parkway Near Love Nelson County, Virginia Verbatim press release from Wintergreen Fire & Rescue: “On 11/11/18 at 9:50 AM Wintergreen Fire & Rescue were dispatched to a possible foot fracture at the Reeds Gap access to the Appalachian Trail. Upon arrival crews were met by a hiker who informed them the accident actually […]

Major Flooding Hits Area - Two People Still Missing As Of Thursday Afternoon

Major Flooding Hits Area – Two People Still Missing As Of Thursday Afternoon

[ 0 ] May 31, 2018

Central Virginia Blue Ridge Area Updated Thursday afternoon at 4:15 PM with Albermarle County PD statement: “The Albemarle County Police Department’s Crash Reconstruction Unit and members of the Criminal Investigations Division are currently investigating an incident involving two vehicles swept downstream as a result of heavy rains and flash flooding. On May 30, 2018 at […]

Wintergreen Crews Rescue Woman On AT After Tree Falls On Her While Sleeping

Wintergreen Crews Rescue Woman On AT After Tree Falls On Her While Sleeping

[ 0 ] April 3, 2016

Near Spy Rock Mountain Nelson County, Virginia On Sunday morning April 3, Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Chief Curtis Sheets sent the following information along regarding a rescue on Spy Rock: At 2:26AM Wintergreen Fire & Rescue was dispatched to assist a female hiker on the Appalachian Trail in the area of Spy Rock Mountain. The […]

Person Falls To Death At Crabtree Falls In South Nelson : Updated 12:15 PM  -  6.8.15

Person Falls To Death At Crabtree Falls In South Nelson : Updated 12:15 PM – 6.8.15

[ 1 ] June 7, 2015

Crabtree Falls Nelson County, VA Updated 12:15 pm  –  6.8.15 Lt Billy Mays with the Nelson County Sheriff’s Department tells BRLM the person that was killed on Sunday at Crabtree Falls was 20 year old Franklin Miguel Guevara of Annandale, Virginia. “He was there with a church group and family. Like so many others he, […]

Final Resting Place As Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Dedicates Station To Frank Ott

Final Resting Place As Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Dedicates Station To Frank Ott

[ 0 ] October 19, 2014

Stoney Creek / Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Back in June of 2013 we told you about the passing of Frank Ott. He was a long time volunteer with Wintergreen Fire & Rescue in Nelson County. “Although several members contributed significantly, if I had to attach just one name to the effort, it would be Frank. […]

Montebello: Rescue Completed For Chesapeake, VA Boy Scouts At Shelter On AT In Mountains (Updated 3:05PM)

Montebello: Rescue Completed For Chesapeake, VA Boy Scouts At Shelter On AT In Mountains (Updated 3:05PM)

[ 0 ] March 30, 2014

Near Montebello Nelson County, Virginia Updated 3:05PM 3.30.14 We just received word from our buddy Charlotte at the Montebello Country Store & Resort and she tells us all of the boy scouts have made it out and back to the fire department there. The fire department tells her it was Troop 259 out of Chesapeake, […]

Blue Ridge Parkway: Wintergreen & Montebello Rope Teams Assist Park Service At 20 Minute Cliff

Blue Ridge Parkway: Wintergreen & Montebello Rope Teams Assist Park Service At 20 Minute Cliff

[ 0 ] June 13, 2013

Blue Ridge Parkway 20 Minute Cliff Nelson County, VA Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Chief Curtis Sheets confirms to BRLM Thursday evening that his agency along with Montebello Fire & Rescue were called to 20 Minute Cliff along the Blue Ridge Parkway. “Montebello provided manpower and an ambulance, we provided a rope team & equipment,” Chief […]

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: Chris Barksdale Back Home After Harrowing Experience In Hurricane Sandy - Update Video

Nelson: Chris Barksdale Back Home After Harrowing Experience In Hurricane Sandy – Update Video

[ 1 ] November 11, 2012

Nellysford Nelson County, VA Several days ago we told you about Chris Barksdale’s near death experience out in the Atlantic during hurricane Sandy. He and his shipmates went down with the HMS Bounty. The Bounty was built for the 1962 movie Mutiny on the Bounty with Marlon Brando. “I knew we were getting in trouble […]

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