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The James City-Bruton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a fire in the 9000 block of Richmond Road around 5 a.m. Tuesday. (WYDaily/Courtesy JCBVFD)

Multiple fire departments battle early morning blaze in Toano

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Multiple fire departments responded to a blaze early Tuesday morning in Toano. The James City-Bruton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a fire at 9086...
Three firefighters were injured fighting a blaze in the 300 block of East Landing in Kingsmill early Aug. 28. (WYDaily photo/Courtesy JCCFD)

3 firefighters overcome by heat while battling Kingsmill house fire

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Three James City County firefighters suffered heat-related illnesses while fighting a blaze at a home in Kingsmill early Tuesday, fire officials said. Flames were shooting...
York County Fire & Life Safety crews on the scene of a fire in December, 2017. (WYDaily/Courtesy York County Fire & Life Safety)

York County gets funding for new life-saving air compressor

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Just three months after York County broke ground on the new Fire Station No. 1, there’s another perk on its way: brand new life-saving...
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Williamsburg Memorial Mile walk to honor fallen first responders, military members

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WILLIAMSBURG — Fallen first responders, law enforcement officers and military members will be honored for their sacrifice Saturday (May 19) at Waller Mill Park. The Memorial...

This challenge tested their abilities. Just check out this gallery

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VIRGINIA BEACH — A little friendly competition can be a good thing, even for first responders. Each year, somewhere in Virginia, there’s a Rescue Challenge...

After ongoing staffing issues, York County Administrator proposes adding more firefighters

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York County’s top administrator is proposing at least two – and possibly up to eight – new firefighters join the ranks of county’s emergency...

Slow burn: Decade of ‘lean’ staffing leads to overtime troubles in York County Fire & Life Safety

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He’s supposed to come home at 8 a.m. The plan is this: Work a 24-hour shift, go home at 8 a.m., care for the baby...