Stanley Fire Dept. answered 45 calls in September, no fire damage, 3 injuries

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Stanley Fire Dept

~ Provided by Stanley Volunteer Fire Department, Co. 24

STANLEY — The Stanley Volunteer Fire Department answered 45 calls for the month of September. Fire Chief Terry A. Pettit reported nine emergency calls, 10 medical calls and 26 non-emergency calls. 

A breakdown of the calls show that the department responded to 10 medical calls, five lock outs, four calls for electrical lines down, four smoke investigations, four standby control burns, three fire inspections, three automatic alarms, three vehicle accidents, two standby fireworks display, two control burns, two calls to assist police and one standby event, oil spill and smoke alarm activation.  

An average of 12 members responded to each emergency call and an average of six members responded to each medical call. The most members on an emergency call were 18 and the least was six.  

There were 386 miles placed on apparatus, and there was no fire damage for the month. The department assisted the Stanley Rescue Squad on 10 calls and the Page County EMS on one call. Also they assisted Shenandoah Rescue 1 on one call, Shenandoah National Park on one call, Page County Sheriffs Office on one call and the Stanley Police Department on one call. 

Two cars were totaled due to vehicle accidents, and there were three injuries doing the month due to vehicle accidents.  

Members responding to the most emergency calls were Chief Pettit 9, Colin Huffman 6, Zach Croft 5, Mike Foltz 5, Derek Franks 5, Ken Sumpter 5 and Dakota Turner 5. 

Members answering the most medical calls were Chief Pettit 9, Michael Morrison 5, Zach Croft 4, Derek Franks 4, Casey Burner 3, Mike Foltz 3, Colin Huffman 3, J.T. Long 3 and Chance Wallace 3.     

Members answering the most non-emergency calls were Chief Pettit 23, Daniel Rhinehart 8, Zach Croft 6, Colin Huffman 5, Derek Franks 4, Dale Housden 4, Ethan Knight 4, Mike Lloyd 4, Brennan Stoneberger 4 and Chance Wallace 4.   

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