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.
Sat. Feb 28th 2009
In an annual event for the men and women of The Deuce, the personnel gathered for the stew sale. Many hours of hard work were put in by 3/4 of the departments members, resulting in a profit for the volunteers.
Sun. Feb 22nd 2009
Weyers Cave (Augusta County, VA) took delivery of their new KME Rescue-Pumper a couple of months ago. Engine 53 was on display, for Slagle's Fire Equipment, at the Virginia Fire Chiefs Conference in Virginia Beach this week. Several members of Comp...
Sun. Feb 15th 2009
Company 2 (Huguenot) had 4 extrication equipment dealers out on Sunday to demo their products. Members from "The Deuce", Company 1 (Powhatan) and Company 4 (Fine Creek) attended, and cut several styles of vehicles to evaluate the effectiveness of each system.
The Huguenot Volun...
Sat. Jan 10th 2009
On Sunday evening, 65 members of the department and thier family members gathered at the Home Team Grill, a longtime supporter of the department for the annual department dinner. This has become a popular pastime for our members.
A number of personnel were recognized for thier call ...
Tue. Dec 23rd 2008
President - Dennis Llewellyn
Treasurer - Colman Goodman
Secretary - Toni Wickham
Board of Directors - Wayne Cosner
- Chris Atkins
Tue. Dec 2nd 2008
In what has become a popular holiday tradition, the members of the department sponsored their annual Santa Breakfast, where the kids (and adults!) not only had the chance to eat a home-cooked breakfast, but also see Santa arrive by fire engine. The children got to see St. Nick and give him the...
Wed. Nov 12th 2008
On November 7th and 8th, members from Companies 2 & 4 partnered to take the Department of Fire Programs IFGO class, which was co-hosed by the Wagstaff Circle VFD (Chesterfield Company 10) and Huguenot VFD (Powhatan Company 2). The class consists of 2 hours of safety and leadership followed by 14 ho...
Sun. Nov 2nd 2008
On Sunday afternoon, members from Company 2 gathered to complete their annual hose testing. After a long day almost 3,500 ft of hose was tested, rolled and repacked. Thank you goes out to all that came and helped.
Mon. Oct 13th 2008
Members from all five of the county's departments gathered today to see off the Virginia National Guard's 180th Engineering Company, who's based in Powhatan. After a moving ceremony at the Powhatan High School, apparatus lined Anderson Highway from Judes Ferry Road to the County Line to show suppor...
Sun. Sep 21st 2008
The department mourns the loss of Sid Samuel, the son of Firefighter (and past chief) David Samuel of Fire Company 1. Sid tragically lost his life in a vehicle accident in Amelia County on Saturday night, September 20th. Please keep the Samuel family in your thoughts and prayers.
Sat. Sep 20th 2008
The first annual Emergency Services Appreciation Day was a success. There were several emergency service rigs on display. Agencies that attended: Powhatan Company 1 (Engine 1, Tanker 1 and Car 1), Company 2 (Rescue 2 and Tanker 2), Company 3 (Tanker 3 and Brush 3), Company 4 (Engine 4 an...
Sat. Sep 13th 2008
In what has become a yearly event for both the Department members and the citizens of the Lake Shawnee subdivision, Engine 2 was on hand not only to provide the the public a chance to look at the fire engine, but also provide some water-based activities for everyone. This is alwsys a hit, and ...
Tue. Sep 9th 2008
On Tuesday night, several members of Company 2 gather on the training grounds for vehicle extrication training. The scenario consisted of a passenger car on it's side, with limited access on to the roof and front. The members used the Rescue 42 struts, sawz-all, and hydraulic tools to fr...
Sun. Aug 24th 2008
Taking advantage of the excellent training offered at the National Fire Academy, member Toni Wickham and Chief Taylor Goodman attended the "Training Operations for Small Departments" over the weekend. The instructor, a retired chief from Concord, NC, instructed the class of 30 (including fire servi...
Wed. Aug 13th 2008
Please click on the "New Fire Station" tab at the top of the home page for some updated information about the new home for "The Deuce".
Thu. Jul 31st 2008
Thanks to diligent work by Company 2's own Assistant Chief Troy Blair, working in conjunction with County Assistant Chief Phil Warner, Powhatan County Fire Department is pleased to announce that the web-based program "I AM RESPONDING" is now working for our members.
This program is design...
Tue. Jul 29th 2008
Powhatan County Fire Administration announced today that Powhatan County was awarded a grant from Philip Morris for more than $15,000. This money is going to purchase a second Auto Pulse for the county, which will be carried on EMS-2. The Auto-Pulse is a high-tech medical device that del...
Thu. Jul 17th 2008
On July 17th, Deuce members Ben Zimmerman, Toni Wickham and Brandon Johnson partnered up with members from Companies 1 and 4 to spend quality time educating over 75 children at the Powhatan County Library.
County volunteer fire department members joined together to read to the children,...
Thu. Jul 17th 2008
On Thursday night Company 2 "The Deuce" had their monthly meeting. During this meeting, four new applicants were reviewed and voted on. The members of "The Deuce" would like to congratulate and welcome our 4 newest members.
Newest addition to the Huguenot Volunt...
Tue. Jul 15th 2008
SKY-STAT came to Powhatan Tuesday night to talked to our emergency responders about SKY-STAT services and LZ requirements. SKY-STAT flew in from Farmville for all to see. Remember if you missed this class you have another chance to attend. This Friday 7-18 at 17:30 @ Company 4 (Fin...