NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN the West Point Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad, Inc. located in West Point, Virginia (the Issuer), will allow for public comment through Friday, October 20, at 4 pm., via email at [email protected] or via phone at 804-761-5335, for the purpose of satisfying the public hearing requirements of Section 147(f) of […]

Hurricane Preparedness….Are You Ready?

tropical hurricane approaching the USA.Elements of this image are furnished by NASA.

Hurricane Preparedness….Are You Ready? NOAA has increased its prediction for the ongoing 2023 Atlantic hurricane season to an above-normal level of activity. Record-warm Atlantic sea surface temperatures are likely to counterbalance the ongoing El Nino event. It’s not too late to prepare! Hurricanes are huge tropical storms that move in a counterclockwise spiral. They form […]

Volunteer with the West Point Volunteer Fire Department

Firefighter starting generator to operate training device

Volunteer with the West Point Volunteer Fire Department WPVFD is proud to offer volunteers the opportunity to embark on a challenging and rewarding career path in public service. As a member of our department, you will have access to a comprehensive mentoring program designed to support your growth and development. We believe in nurturing talent […]

Take The First Step: Become a Volunteer Today!

Firefighter starting generator to operate training device

Our free training gives you the skills, knowledge, and ability to make a difference. Take the first step to be part of something bigger. Volunteer with us – Apply today! Volunteering Opportunities – West Point Volunteer Fire Department (  

Heat Advisory – It’s Hot Outside

Man drinking water during heat wave

Heat related deaths and illnesses are preventable. Despite this, around 618 people in the United States are killed by extreme heat every year. Avoid Heat Related Injuries Wear Appropriate Clothing Choose lightweight, loose-fitting clothing. Stay Cool Indoors Stay in an air-conditioned place as much as possible. If your home does not have air conditioning, go […]

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 […]

School Supply Drive with The Lazy Cow Ice Cream Parlor

school supply drive supporting our community students

The Lazy Cow and the West Point Volunteer Fire Department have joined together to host a Community School Supply Drive to support the students in our beautiful town! Jeanna, WPFD President, has put together an Amazon wish list of items needed. You can choose to have them delivered to the address on the wish list […]

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…  

Keep Your Family Safe with Fireworks

Festive fireworks on the background of the American flag.

Summer is synonymous with barbecues, parades and fireworks. The National Safety Council advises everyone to enjoy fireworks at public displays conducted by professionals, and not to use any fireworks at home. Some may be legal but they are not safe. In 2017, eight people died and over 12,000 were injured badly enough to require medical […]