Stanley’s Co. 24 answered 39 calls in June, $5K in fire damage, one injury, three vehicles totaled

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STANLEY — The Stanley Volunteer Fire Department answered 39 calls for the month of June, according to Fire Chief Terry A. Pettit. He reported that there were 16 emergency calls, 12 medical calls and 11 non-emergency calls. The total for the year so far is 302 calls.

A breakdown of the calls includes 11 medical calls, six vehicle accidents ( four single-vehicle, one two-vehicle accident and one involving a bicycle), three control burns, three calls for lock outs, three calls for smoke investigations, two calls for electrical lines down, one house fire, one fire safety presentation, a tree into a house, a pickup fire, standby for fireworks display, assist police, water rescue, CO alarm, a tree fire, lawn mower fire and an animal rescue.

An average of 12 members responded to each emergency call, and an average of five members responded to each medical call. The most members on an emergency call were 17 and the least was five.  

There were 346.4 miles placed on apparatus and there was $5,000 in fire damage for the month. The department assisted the Stanley Rescue Squad on 11 calls, Page County EMS on two calls and the Page County Sheriff’s Dept. on one call. The department was assisted by the Page County EMS on one call and the Shenandoah Fire Department Water Rescue and Dive Team on one call. 

There was one injury during the month due to vehicle accidents and one pickup was a total loss due to a fire. One pickup truck and one car were totaled due to vehicle accidents. 

Members responding to the most emergency calls were Chief Pettit 16, Bruce Stoneberger 14, Chance Wallace 11, Ariel Beales 10, K. L. Painter 9, J.T. Long 8, Colin Huffman 7, Mitch Martin 7, Paul Sebastian 7, Andrew Stoneberger 7, and Brennan Stoneberger 7. 

Members answering the most medical calls were Chief Pettit 12, Ariel Beales 7, Derek Franks 7, Bruce Stoneberger 7 and Chance Wallace 7. 

Members answering the most non-emergency calls were Chief Pettit 10, Ariel Beales 4, Kevin L. Painter 4 and  Caleb Purdham 4.

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