On Sunday 03/20/22 Companies 14, 20, 12, and Tanker 172 were dispatched to a reported structure fire in the area of 191 Warm Hollow Road. Company 20 Engine 209, Utility 202, and Response 206 responded with a crew of 11 personnel. Companies 16 and 23 were also added to the assignment for a tanker, as well as manpower. Engine 209 arrived on the scene of a single story residential dwelling heavily involved. Engine 209 placed an inch and three quarter handline into service initiating suppression followed by three other attack lines. Crews worked on scene for approximately 15 minutes before the fire was brought under control. Crews remained on scene performing overhaul and confirming there was no further fire extension or hazards. At this time the cause of the fire is still unknown.
The Star City Volunteer Fire Department is selling a Sure Tip Board for a Spring Outdoor Package. Tips are $10 each with only 300 chances!
The package includes the following:
Pitboss Wood Pellet and Gas Combo Grill
28” Char-Griller 3 Burner Griddle
Backyard Creations Outdoor Fire Pit
Char-Griller Griddle Starter Kit
Char-Griller Burger Press
Char-Griller Griddle Breakfast Kit
Taylor Digital Grilling Thermometer
Char-Griller 8 Piece Griddle Cleaning Kit
Backyard Creations Grill Cover
1 – Bag Competition Blend Wood Pellets
1 – Bag Apple Blend Wood Pellets
Link to purchase chances:
ALL TICKETS WILL BE SOLD PRIOR TO DRAWING.
Upon completion of your payment, you will receive a confirmation email when the purchase has gone through. We will pull your ticket once notified, then write down your name on the sheet with the corresponding number. You will NOT receive a ticket number, to view your number we will post pictures of the tip board periodically with your name listed on the sheet. When all tips are sold, we will scratch the winning number via Facebook live and announce the winner. Please allow us time to pull the tips and post photos to Facebook. The name on Square account will be the name put in the drawing. All prizes need to be picked up in 30 days or prizes will become property of Star City Volunteer Fire Department. If winner is not local Star City VFD is not responsible for shipping. Thank you all for the support.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the cornhole tournament scheduled for Saturday, April 15th has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused and hope to reschedule for a later time. Please contact us if you have any further questions. Thank you for your continued support of Star City Volunteer Fire Department!
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Earlier this evening, Company 20 assisted Saint Mary’s Catholic Church with the lighting of their Christmas tree. With the help of Tower 204, Boy Scout Troop 44, and Saint Mary’s church members, the tree was lit just in time for the upcoming Christmas season. Thank you to Saint Mary’s for asking us to assist – we are always happy to serve our community!
At approximately 1100 hours, Company 20 was dispatched for a structure fire off of Agronomy Farm Road in Morgantown. As the scene was being approached, black smoke could be seen on the horizon. Upon arrival to the scene, a garage that had caught fire was discovered. Together with Companies 12, 14, and 16, the fire was extinguished in short order. Special thanks to Monongalia EMS for standing by for emergency medical care and rehabilitation.
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Stats are in for July!
Members from Co 20 responded to 81 calls for service, which included 6 accidents with no injuries and 4 accidents with injuries, 2 of which included entrapment.
Top responders for the month of July were:
Lieutenant Ethan Bailey – 21 calls
Firefighter Jared Lamb – 18 calls
Firefighter Brian Sites – 17 calls
Chief Kris Osecky – 15 calls
Firefighter Justin Maggard – 14 calls
Star City EMS is currently looking to hire EMTs and Paramedics. Both full time and part time positions are now accepting applications. Those interested can obtain further information by calling 304-599-1539, or by filling out the application below.