Hey there readers...yeah, both of you. This is The Fire Critic guest posting on IronFiremen.com. In a recent court appearance, the Judge asked Captain Wines to refrain from posting about now former Buchanan VFD Chief Billy Joe Carter. Willie is well known as "by the book Wines" so I have put this post together to keep you up to speed.Read More »
Tag Archives: Botetourt County
It's like a circus in Buchanan but they're calling it a carnival…they even have a parade
Police have charged Steven Patrick Prease, a former Buchanan firefighter; with two counts of capital attempted murder of a law enforcement officer and one count of capital attempted murder of other personsRead More »
Buchanan / Botetourt Back in the news… a 50 minute water rescue.. 4 saved
Two men and two women were in the canoes, according to a conservation officer with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. The four flipped in a heavy brush area near Buchanan. It took 50 minutes for rescue workers to save them.Read More »
A gamble with tax payer's money? Are BIG chances being taken in Botetourt County's provision of Public Safety? Why let a fox in the hen house?
Their policy should be STRICT because allowing felons to serve in Public Safety is like putting a fox in the hen house! These are NOT the types of people I want in my house ( with my wife, children, grandchildren etc) while I'm away. When responding to an emergency incident, the Fire Chief has that authority .... to enter your home (by force if deemed necessary).Read More »
The days of "Territorial" Volunteer Companies is passing. A 15 or 20 minute response time because you think it's "YOUR" call and you don't want to turn it over is unacceptable! Our citizens expect more. They demand more and they DESERVE it! We can not compromise on Public Safety for the sake of ego stroking.Read More »
The plot thickens for Botetourt County Volunteer vs. Paid battle …. screw you guys..I'm going home!
Screw you guys... I'm going home!Read More »
Volunteer vs. Paid …Respect my AUTHORITAH !!!
"He said Tuesday that if an emergency services director assumes control of a scene "there are going to be a lot of hurt feelings and busted noses."Read More »