MVC – VanVoorhis Road

Engine 201 operating on a multi vehicle accident on Van Voorhis Road on 1/12/2019.

The crew of E-201 was responding to an automatic fire alarm at an apartment complex when they encountered severe road conditions and found a multi vehicle accident that had just occurred. The roadway was shut down for approximately 2 hours until the vehicles could be removed and WVDOH could treat the roadway.

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2018 Calls for Service Statistics

In 2018 Company 20 had a busy year, the department was notified of 1,301 incidents.

Calls included :
Structure Fires – 54 (16 of the 54 were confirmed working fires)
Vehicle accidents – 196
Fire Alarm – 524
Gas Related – 22
Flooded Structure – 13
Vehicle Fire – 13
Brush Fire – 8

On behalf of the Star City Volunteer Fire Department we would like to thank our members for your dedication to the community and surrounding area and also our mutual aid departments for your assistance during the year.

SCVFD Receives Gift

“Thin Red Line” SCVFD Oak Flag

Thanks goes out to Appalachian Rtistry and Working Hands For Christ Missions for this stunning Oak “Thin Red Line Flag” gift.  This beautiful piece now hangs in our dayroom as a testament to all those who hold the “Thin Red Line”. Company 20 responded to a vehicle fire of one of the mission team’s vehicles while they were returning home from a mission trip in our state. 

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8/31/2018: Vehicle Fire I-68W @ 9.5mm

8/31/2018: Company 20 was alerted to assist Co. 14, 12, 16 and Tanker 172 with a fully involved tractor trailer on I-68W in the area of the 9.5 mile marker. 

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Mountainfest 2018

Star City Fire & EMS had the privilege of providing primary Fire and EMS coverage for MountainFest 2018. Special thanks to Wilderness VFD in Nicholas County for the use of their side by side and Nathan Cogar from Serious Diesel Performance for the use of his Mini-Truck.

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5/28/2018: Tree Down with Electrical Hazard (Canyon Road)

Company 20 assisted Company 14 with traffic control and tree removal for ‘tree down with electrical hazard’. After MonPower secured electrical utilities Company 20 and 14 and MonPower units removed the hazardous tree and reopened the road to normal traffic.

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5/25/2018: 2 Vehicle MVC with fire (Point Marion Road)

Company 20, 14 and 12 toned for two vehicle head-on type collision on Point Marion Road. Call was upgraded to ‘MVC with fire’ while en-route.

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WVU Kids Safety & Fitness Expo at WVU CPASS

(Pictured LEFT to RIGHT): Ryan Gillespie / Tyler Anderson / Ethan Bailey / Joe McVey / Joe Klass

Earlier this evening, members from Company 20 attended the annual WVU Kids Safety & Fitness Expo. Both kids and adults were shown Engine 209, its equipment, and were given information about the fire service and fire safety. Special thanks to WVU for inviting us to this event!

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5/18/2018 – Reported Structure Fire: Trinity High School

Companies 20, 12, 14 and Tanker 172 were alerted to a reported structure fire at Trinity High School in Co. 12’s area. Engine 201 and 209 responded and once on scene were tasked by Incident Command with accessing the “C” side FDC connection and sending units to enter from the building’s side “C” to investigate the smoke condition. Crews determined that a faulty HVAC unit motor on the structure’s roof had failed, overheated and caused the structure to fill with smoke through the duct work. Once the source of the smoke had been determined and no active fire condition was present Incident Command released Co.20 units to return to service while other units ventilated the structure.

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