We Greatly Appreciate the Donations and Support

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Thank you for your donations and support in 2022. We greatly appreciate the donations and support that are given so often by members of our community. In an effort to better utilize our resources, we will be happy to provide acknowledgment of your contributions by email or in writing, upon request. Acknowledgment of memorial donations […]

EMT B class training starts January 19, 2023

Ambulance of WPVFD

Time is running out and your chance to grab a seat is dwindling! Don’t let this opportunity pass you by… Beginning January 19th, 2023 at 6 pm EMT B class will be held at West Point Volunteer Fire Dept. (421 7th Street). The regular schedule thereafter will be Mondays and Thursdays (6-830pm) and some Saturdays […]

Meet our Assistant Chief Matt Mitchell

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Matt has been with WPVFD for eleven years. He’s a pretty busy guy! Not only is he our Assistant Chief but he’s a firefighter/medic as well. When we asked what drew him to our department he said he had the desire to continue his fire service education and wanted to serve the community he lives […]

The Science of Wind Chill

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“Wind chill” is a term used to describe what the air temperature feels like to the human skin due to the combination of cold temperatures and winds. It’s commonly referred to as the “feels like” temperature. It’s important to understand that bitterly cold wind chills can increase your risk of developing frostbite and hypothermia. WHAT […]

Santa’s Visit to West Point

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We’d like to say thank you to everyone that came out to brave the cold weather to see Santa roll through over the last 2 evenings! We hope you all had as much fun as we did and that you’re all enjoying the spirit of the holiday season! Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas!

Thanks to Our Raffle Prize Sponsors

We have to thank our raffle prize sponsors for the parade. We asked…and they were so willing to give. To the many shops that proudly displayed our flyer…thank you!! Our community and those surrounding us are incredible! #weloveourcommunity #ilovewestpointva The Blue Crab of WP Shorty’s Diner in Williamsburg Anna’s Italian Restaurant & Pizza West Point […]

Make Your Escape Plan.

West Point VFD Patch

Fire is FAST! There is little time to escape. It only takes minutes for your home to fill with thick, black smoke. Here are 7 steps to practicing your escape plan: 1. Draw a map of your home. Include all doors and windows. 2. Find 2 ways out of every room. 3. Make sure doors […]

Fire Extinguishers

We’re discussing fire extinguishers today… Different fires require the use of different extinguishers…there are 5 primary types and most home improvement stores carry multipurpose types. Type A – For ordinary materials like cloth, wood, and paper. Typically found in homes and businesses Type B – For use with combustible and flammable liquids like grease, gasoline, […]

Chris Marshall, Part-Time Firefighter/Medic Making a Difference

We’re proud of Chris Marshall, one of our part-time firefighters/medics, who is making a difference by helping people in Florida who are dealing with the devastation of Hurricane Ian. If you’d like to make a difference, consider joining our family. Check out our join section