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!
Tue. Aug 23rd 2011
After working with the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey for nearly 24 months, the PA released a section of Steel Beam to the HVFD today. The 36" long, 122 pound beam will be displayed at the new station in memory of the 343 firefighters that gave their lives on 9/11. Chief Troy Blair, Presi...
Fri. Dec 17th 2010
Congratulations are extended to four members of the Huguenot Volunteer Fire Department who all successfully passed their written and practical exams for Firefighter I! Firefighters Thomas Talbott, Rob Hershberger, Nathan Baggett, and Josh Mullins will complete their 32-hour Hazardous Mat...
Tue. Nov 16th 2010
Over two years ago, both public and private organizations partnered with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to allow public safety organizations from across the US to get their own artifacts from Ground Zero in New York City. The move was provided as a gesture to let local agencies ...
Mon. Aug 30th 2010
Congratulations to FF Allen Cooke, who spent the last eight weeks in Alabama training with military instructors and other law enforcement officers. Based on his successful completion of this difficult and stressful training course, Allen is now a Bomb Technician, recognized by both the FBI and...
Mon. Aug 16th 2010
Nearly 10 years in the making, a proud and historic day occurred for the members of The Deuce! This evening, members from the Board of Supervisors, the County Administrator, county offices, the rescue squad, and several fire companies attended the ground breaking for the future home of the Huguenot...
Sat. May 8th 2010
Congratulations Taylor Goodman and Theresa Amadeo on your exchange of vows! Taylor and Theresa were married in Henrico, NC on the shore of Lake Gaston. The newlywed's spent their honeymoon in the Caribbean cruise. On their return they will reside again Powhatan.
Sat. Mar 13th 2010
Tonight, over 20 members from Huguenot, Fine Creek, and Deep Creek gathered for a training exercise. Stock Building Supply has granted Company 2 the use of one of their buildings for training, so Lt Johnson (Co 2) and FF Donati (Co 4) put on a class tonight involving hose-handling and search and re...
Wed. Feb 24th 2010
The members of The Deuce are proud to announce the advancement of Firefighter/Life Member/Past Chief Floyd Greene to the rank of Master Chief in the United States Coast Guard. Floyd is one of SIX Master Chief's in the United States for his area of expertise, Marine Science Technician. Congratulat...
Wed. Jan 27th 2010
Companies 2 (Huguenot) and 4 (Fine Creek) came together at the The Deuce for an evening of technical rescue training. Instructed by Company 2 Lt. Brandon Johnson (who also serves as a member of the Crater Regional Technical Rescue Team), the members discussed basic & advanced tech rescue scenari...
Wed. Jan 13th 2010
A number of members from Company 2, Company 1, and Powhatan Fire-EMS administration were on hand this morning for a demonstation of the Metz Raptor aerial device. A very non-traditional ladder for the US market, the Metz brings a proven European design to the table. As PFEMS begins to lo...
Fri. Jan 1st 2010
The department is proud to announce our company officers for 2010:
District Chief: Troy Blair
Assistant District Chief: Don Houtsma
Captain: Chris Atkins
Lieutenant: Brandon Johnson
Safety Officer: Taylor Goodman
Sat. Dec 12th 2009
In an annual tradition that started many years ago, the department held it's annual Santa Breakfast on Saturday, December 12th. Around 300 kids of all ages were fed, and enjoyed seeing Santa arrive and depart via fire engine. Many thanks to the members of the community who helped make th...
Fri. Dec 11th 2009
The members of the Huguenot Volunteer Fire Department regretfully announce the untimely and unexpected death of Chuck DeNoon, a life member of the Powhatan Volunteer Rescue Squad and the Deep Creek Volunteer Fire Department (Company 5), on Friday, December 11. Our thoughts and prayers are with...
Mon. Sep 7th 2009
After much work yesterday clean and polishing all the rigs, it was time to show them off. E2, R2, EMS2 and Car2 were all on display in the PVRS Labor Day Parade.
Thank you to all members who came to suport "the deuce".
Sun. Sep 6th 2009
Several members of "The Deuce" came to Company 2 early Sunday morning to get all the rigs ready for the Powhatan Labor Day parade. There was much washing, waxing and polishing performed. The work detail was followed up by a great cookout.
Tue. Jul 14th 2009
The department members wish to express luck two of our friends who will be entering new stages in their personal and professional lives. Firefighter Allen Cooke, employed by the Department of State Police, has been promoted to the position of Special Agent, who's specialty will be Bomb & Arson I...
Fri. Jun 12th 2009
A heart-felt congratulations to members Jordan Fisher, Keith Llewellyn, and David Herring for the completion of Powhatan's annual Firefighter I class! The FF-1 class lasted nearly three months, and covers all aspects of firefighting, using both classroom and practical sessions. Pass along your co...
Wed. Jun 10th 2009
Congratulations to FF Dennis Llewellyn for his recent completion of the Virginia Department of Forestry's Tractor Operations class. As the owner of a construction company, Dennis has over two decades of of dozer operating experience, and decided to put this experience to use and compete the VDF's "...
Tue. Apr 21st 2009
The members of the department are excited that our new station comes closer to ground-breaking. The plans have been submitted to various county and state agencies for approval, our building committee representatives continue to work hand-in-hand with the architect and county officials.
Keep an e...
Tue. Mar 24th 2009
An extrication demo a couple of weeks ago left The Deuce with several vehicles to use for vehicle fire training. This included an old RV that provided many BTUs for the members to tame.