Personal Protective Equipment Training

firefighters gathered around practicing putting on and taking off personal protective equipment as part of their training academy

Training Academy There is a lot going on around the station these days. Here are a few photos of some of our recruits during fire academy training this past weekend. Students concentrated on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), specifically on acclimating to the weight and dexterity required while wearing Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA).  

Fundraising for Relay for Life of New Kent

And with the most money raised from our Relay For Life of New Kent dunk tank…Chief Sawyer and the The West Point Police Department! Coming in a close second was John Edwards and West Point Town Hall, and third—but definitely the one who took the most dunks and let lots of kids have “test throws”—Chief […]

Fire Department at the Library!

Chief Spencer Cheatham in turn outs

We’d like to thank the West Point Library for having us spend time with them this past Friday! We’re not sure who had more fun! Pictured: Chief Spencer Cheatham in turn outs and FF/Medic Jacob Rice showing his moves with Ladder 3. Not pictured: FF/Medic Blake Byrd. Check out these future *recruits*!😊

WPVFD In Action

It’s wind back Wednesday! Wondering what your WPVFD crews have been up to? Here’s a few images from two recent fires in the area…