~ Provided by Stanley Volunteer Fire Department, Co. 24
STANLEY — The Stanley Volunteer Fire Department answered 39 calls for the month of June, reported Fire Chief Terry A. Pettit, with 13 emergency calls, seven medical calls and 19 non-emergency calls. Total calls for the first six months of the year are 307.
A breakdown of the calls show that the department responded to seven medical calls, six vehicle accidents, five standby control burn, four calls for electrical lines down, four calls to remove trees from roadway, two fireworks display, two smoke investigations and one structure fire, lock out, automatic fire alarm, assist motorist, standby dirt drags, standby landing zone, fill dunking tank, pump out basement and LP Gas Leak.
An average of 12 members responded to each emergency call and an average of eight members responded to each medical call. The most members on an emergency call were 23 and the least were four.
There was 341 miles placed on apparatus and there was no fire damage for the month. The department assisted the Stanley Rescue Squad on eight calls, Page County EMS on two calls, the Shenandoah National Park on one call and the Luray Fire Department on one call.
There was one vehicle accident related fatality during the month. One call was to set up landing zone for Air Care 4 to transport medical patient.
Members responding to the most emergency calls were Chief Pettit 13, Mike Lloyd 10, Bruce Stoneberger 10, Darrnell Owens 9, Ethan Knight 8, Brennan Stoneberger 8, Ariel Beales 7 and Mike Foltz 7.
Members answering the most medical calls were Chief Pettit 7, Brennan Stoneberger 4, Ariel Beales 3, Colin Huffman 3, Ethan Knight 3 and Darrnell Owens 3.
Members answering the most non-emergency calls were Mike Lloyd 12, Chief Pettit 10, Brennan Stoneberger 8, Ethan Knight 8, Darrnell Owens 7, Colin Huffman 6 and Mathew Price 6.
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