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Sat. Sep 2nd 2017
Labor Day Cleanup

On Saturday September 2nd members of the Company participated in our regular cleanup of apparatus in preparation of the ...

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Mon. Aug 21st 2017
HVFD Hosts Blended Learning EMT Class

Tonight the Huguenot VFD began hosting a blended learning Emergency Medical Technician class in partnership with the Old Domi...

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Sun. Aug 13th 2017
HVFD Supports School Rodeo

This weekend the volunteers at the Huguenot VFD assisted the Powhatan School Rodeo program by providing a Emergency Medical S...

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Sat. Sep 2nd 2017
On Saturday September 2nd members of the Company participated in our regular cleanup of apparatus in preparation of the Powhatan Labor Day Parade to be done on Monday.  Time was spent both cleaning and performing routine maintenance.   Although we take pride in our apparatus and&...
Mon. Aug 21st 2017
Tonight the Huguenot VFD began hosting a blended learning Emergency Medical Technician class in partnership with the Old Dominion EMS Alliance.  Powhatan has 4 members in the class.  This class is primarily delivered online with only the practical sessions being delivered in a traditional ...
Sun. Aug 13th 2017
This weekend the volunteers at the Huguenot VFD assisted the Powhatan School Rodeo program by providing a Emergency Medical Services Standby in case of injuries (luckily no assistance was needed).  This event is held annually at the Gitts Farm on Rocky Oak Rd. This is a great partnership b...
Wed. Jul 12th 2017
After the completion of drivers training, equipment mounting, and vehicle familiarization, new Tanker 2 was placed in service on Sunday, July 9th.  The new tanker features a 1250gpm pump, 2500 gallons of water (700 more gallons than our older one), and seating for four.  Our old tanker, a ...
Sun. Jan 22nd 2017
Several of our members were recognized at the annual Powhatan County Fire-Rescue Department awards banquet on Sunday night, January 22nd, 2017. The following members were recognized for their training accomplishments:Chief Taylor Goodman: Transitional Safety Leadership; Applications of Community Ris...
Sun. Jan 15th 2017
Firefighters have about a 40% greater chance of occupational cancers than other workers.  This can be devastating to the individual, thier family, and others in the Fire Service Brotherhood.Today, the Huguenot Volunteer Fire Department wanted to support a fire service family member that is...
Wed. Dec 28th 2016
The members of the Huguenot Vol. Fire. Department would like to congratulate Firefighter Alyssa Howland on her graduation from Hanover Fire and EMS Recruit School.  On December 28th, Alyssa completed recruit school and was assigned to Hanover Fire and EMS Station 1.  Alyssa is th...
Sun. Dec 18th 2016
Congratulations to members elected or appointed as officers for 2017Operations:Chief - Taylor GoodmanAssistant Chief - Troy BlairCaptain - Tom BerryCaptain - Tim LawsonLieutenant - Jordan FisherLieutenant - James SullivanAdministration:President - Wayne CosnerSecretary - Tom BerryTreasurer - Co...
Sun. Nov 20th 2016
On November 19th and 20th the Huguenot Volunteer Fire Department hosted a National Fire Academy Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations class.  The program was taught by Joe Bailey and Wally Burris.  This class was for new, seasoned, and aspiring officers.  This class revo...
Thu. Oct 20th 2016
Just before midnight on Thursday, October 20th, Huguenot's new Tanker was delivered to the firehouse.  Tanker 2 is a 2016 Smeal on a Spartan MetroStar chassis, carrying 2500 gallons of water and equipped with a 1250 GPM Waterous CSU pump.  Powered is deliv...
Sat. Oct 1st 2016
On Thursday the Huguenot VFD hosted the ongoing Powhatan Firefighter II class for the Fire Protection Systems session.  Chief Blair and Captain Berry brought them through the basic canned program and then added upon it with activities to see what was on the slides.  The Huguenot Public Saf...
Tue. Apr 12th 2016
The students in the Powhatan County Firefighter I class had a skill day this weekend - Forcible Entry.  Sunday was spent in Goochland at the Fire Training Center learning about forcible entry.  There were 22 skills taught that ranged from the proper method to force a window to op...
Sun. Mar 27th 2016
The Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations has finished up and the Powhatan Fire and Rescue Firefighter I class is back in full swing at the Huguenot Public Safety Building.  On 3/26/16 the 21 students in the class had a full day of ladders.  The class started with a genera...
Thu. Mar 3rd 2016
We're proud to report that Huguenot Firefighter Dave Bailey has been appointed the Fire Chief in the City of Harriman, TN.  Dave is a retired and well-respected Battalion Chief with Chesterfield Fire & EMS and has also served as the Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator for Powhatan C...
Sat. Feb 13th 2016
Powhatan citizens are reminded of burning restrictions that take effect each spring.  These are developed and enforced by the Virginia Department of Forestry and the local Fire Marshal's Office.  These are in place due to the increased risk of a fire escaping control.  We want you...
Thu. Dec 18th 2014
Huguenot Volunteers held our annual Santa Breakfast Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 8:00-10:00 and it was a great success!  Santa came to visit all the good boys and girls and we served hundreds of pancakes!  We hope everyone enjoyed themselves as much as we did this year!
Tue. Dec 16th 2014
Congratulations to the following members who've been elected and/or appointed for calendar year 2015:Chief: Don HoutsmaAssistant Chief:  Taylor GoodmanCaptain:  Troy BlairCaptain:  Bob HowlandLieutenant:  James SullivanLieutenant:  Jordan Fisher_______________President: ...
Mon. Dec 8th 2014
Are you ready for the holidays? The volunteers at Huguenot are!  This evening they put up the Christmas lights and everyone has been gearing up for our annual Santa Breakfast this upcoming weekend! Hope to see you there!
Fri. Nov 7th 2014
The volunteers at Huguenot are busy cooking Brunswick Stew this evening! They use 80lbs of Chicken, 15lbs of Beef, Corn, Butterbeans, Carrots, Celery, Onions, and special seasonings to make this delicious stew.  They usually start boiling the ingredients Friday evening and finish just before no...
Tue. Jan 21st 2014
The Huguenot Volunteer Fire Department had another successful year in 2013!  We've continued to strive to provide the citizens of our district the best coverage possible, and we thank all of our volunteers who have done their part to contribute to our organization.To give you an idea of our...
Mon. Jan 6th 2014
The 2014 officers for the Huguenot Vol. Fire Dept are: Don Houtsma - Chief Taylor Goodman - Assistant Chief Troy Blair - Captain Brandon Johnson - Captain Bob Howland - Lieutenant James Sullivan - Lieutenant James Spicer - EMS coordinator    
Fri. Jan 3rd 2014
Three members (Taylor Goodman, Assistant Chief, Dennis Llewellyn, President, and Troy Blair, Captain) of Huguenot's Engine 2 committee left for Wyoming, Minnesota on January 1st to perform the final inspection.  The inspection went very well and they expect the rig to leave Minne...
Tue. Jan 15th 2013
After an exhaustive bid process, our department members are excited to announce that Powhatan Fire & EMS administration has entered in a contract with CW Williams & Company of Rocky Mount, NC to supply the HVFD with our first new fire engine in 23 years! CW Williams represents Rosenbauer America. ...
Sat. Nov 3rd 2012
On Friday, October 26th members James Spicer, Tom Berry, and Jordan Fisher did some lifting and moving training with high pressure airbags, jacks, and cribbing. This was an impromptu training event for folks there that morning, to maintain proficiency. Time was spent using the airbags to lift...
Sat. Sep 29th 2012
Today, members of the department spent the entire day perfecting their skills in vehicle extrication. As we operate the only heavy rescue company in the county, we require our members to be as competent in their vehicle rescue and technical rescue skills as they are in firefighting. The day's exer...
Mon. Sep 10th 2012
On Sunday, September 9th, three members of the Huguenot VFD completed the 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb being held in Richmond, Virginia at the SunTrust building. These members climbed 22 flights of stairs 5 times for a total of 110 flights, the same number of flights as the world trade center building...
Mon. Apr 30th 2012
This past weekend, Huguenot members Thomas Talbott, Tyler Duty, Michaela Wright, and Morgan Kingston attended the Captial City 400 at Richmond International Raceway, where they were part of the public safety contingent that presented the American flag prior to the race.  We thank them for takin...
Sat. Apr 7th 2012
Congratulations are extended to Captain Chris Atkins and Member Brittany Riles, as they were married in a small ceremony at their home in Powhatan today.  Best of luck and wishing you many happy years!
Sat. Dec 31st 2011
We would like to welcome our new Operations Officers for 2012: District Chief - Don Houtsma Assistant District Chief - Taylor Goodman Captain - Chris Atkins Captain - Brandon Johnson Lieutenant - Bob Howland Lieutenant - Troy Blair  
Thu. Sep 15th 2011
The HVFD family welcomes three new members to our ranks: Tiffany Talbott, Allen "Bubba" Sydnor (transfer from Company 1) and Cameron Sellers (transfer from Company 5). We're glad to have these new personnel on board helping making HVFD the strongest department in the county!
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Huguenot Volunteer Fire Department Inc.
1959 Urbine Rd
Powhatan, VA 23139
Non-Emergency: 804-794-3575
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