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Newly Certified Personnel

Congratulations to LT Nick Smoot on successfully passing the NFPA 1041-12 Fire Instructor I certification, administered by the Virginia Department of Fire Programs and endorsed by the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications. This rigorous 42-hour class was presented as part of a partnership between Stafford County Fire & Rescue Department and the Spotsylvania…
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Annual Christmas Party

Join the Brooke Family and Santa on Saturday, December 3, 2018 for our annual Christmas Party!

Pancake Breakfast – 11/17/2018

Calling all breakfast lovers! Continuing the long-standing tradition, the Brooke Volunteer Fire Department is raising training funds by feeding you delicious pancakes! For our all-you-can-eat breakfast, adults are $6, children ages 4-12 are $3, and children under 4 are free! This month’s special is Warm Harvest Apple Compote. Bring the whole family – there will…
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Recruit Academy 2019

Brooke is proud to be sending five recruits to Stafford County Fire and Rescue Volunteer Recruit Academy 2019! President Adams and LT Nick Smoot proudly joined recruits Martin, Anderson, Crouse, Overby, and Barnett as they started their journey towards certifying in Hazardous Materials Operations, Firefighter I/II, and Emergency Medical Technician. Best of luck, recruits! Can’t…
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Hogs & Hens BBQ

Good Food, Good Friends, Good Fun! Come down to your favorite small-town firehouse to enjoy barbeque pork, chicken, and all the fixin’s! Who better than to master the smoke and flame than our own Chief and Head Chef George Langford! Expertly slow-cooked whole-hog barbeque, and a slew of sides to keep the mouth watering! Funds…
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Home Fire Sprinklers

Installing sprinklers and smoke alarms in your home increases your chance of surviving a fire by more than 82 percent. Safer fire service: The risk to firefighters is much less. Sprinklers reduce the heat, flame and smoke from a fire. Fast response: Home fire sprinklers are more sensitive to heat than those found in businesses…
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Smoke Alarms Save Lives

Three out of five home fire deaths result from fires in properties without working smoke alarms. Choose interconnected smoke alarms, so when one sounds, they all sound. Put smoke alarms inside and outside each bedroom and sleeping area. Put alarms on every level of the home. Make sure your smoke alarms work. Your family is…
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Plan Ahead – Fire Travels Fast

In the event of a home fire, every second counts. If there is a fire in your home, you could have less than 2 minutes to get out safely once the smoke alarm sounds. Make a fire escape plan. Draw a map of each level of your home showing all doors and windows. Discuss the…
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Fire Prevention Week 2018

Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere. In a fire, every second counts. It is important for you, your family, and your community to know what to do when there is a fire. Fire safety isn’t just for firefighters – it’s for everyone. Per President Donald J. Trump, in this presidental declaration, this year’s…
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Packed House!

In keeping with the Stafford County Fire/Rescue mission – One Mission, One Department, Many Partners – the five House was packed with multiple staffed volunteer and career units, as well as a few high-clearance vehicles from the Virginia National Guard’s Echo 429 Forward Support Unit. Though the threat from Hurricane Florence was diminished, the indomitable…
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