~ Provided by Stanley Volunteer Fire Department, Co. 24
STANLEY, Feb. 13 — The Stanley Volunteer Fire Department answered 33 calls for the month of January, reported Fire Chief Terry A. Pettit.
Chief Pettit reported that there were 11 emergency calls, 11 medical calls and 11 non-emergency calls.
A breakdown of the calls show that the department responded to 11 medical calls, five structure fires (chimney 2, shed 1, trailer 1and house 1), five vehicle accidents, three standby control burns, three investigations, two calls to wash out pipe and one call for odor investigation, lock out, standby landing site and assist motorist.
An average of 16 members responded to each emergency call and an average of six members responded to each medical call. A total of 688 miles was placed on apparatus, and there was $1,000 in fire damage for the month.
The department assisted the Stanley Rescue Squad on eight calls, Page County EMS on two calls and one call each for the Shenandoah Fire Department, Shenandoah Rescue Squad, Luray Rescue Squad and Page County Sheriff’s Office.
The department was assisted by the Page County EMS on two calls and Stanley Rescue Squad on one call. Air Care 4 also assisted on one call with transporting a patient to a trauma center.
There were three vehicle accident-related injuries. Five cars were totaled in vehicle accidents and one shed was a total loss.
Members responding to the most emergency calls were Chief Pettit 11, Chance Wallace 11, Brandon Stroupe 8, J.T. Long 7, Jacob Martin 7, Mike Foltz 6, Mitch Martin 6 and Jason Sours 6.
Members answering the most medical calls were Chief Pettit 7, Chance Wallace 7, Brennan Stoneberger 4, Jacob Martin 3, Mitch Martin 3, Daniel Rhinehart 3 and Brandon Stroupe 3.
Members answering the most non-emergency calls were Chance Wallace 7, Chief Pettit 6, Derek Franks 5 and Brennan Stoneberger 3.
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