Tag Archives: LODD

End of the cycle …

Today is Sunday and the last day of our cycle …. we start 4 day break tomorrow! For us, it’s been a  relatively quiet cycle. Our Brothers out in the County haven’t been so lucky. A local man was killed this weekend after going back into his burning home to retrieve some clothing. The fire happened in the Cave Spring ...

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Father's Day catch up ..

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY !  Tonight’s post is late because I’ve been going as hard as possible today in an effort to “catch up” from being sick. Despite working all day, I had a wonderful Father’s Day. The girls had the Buckaroo up early and we got to spend the entire day together. He was so excited. “I know a secret ...

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Back to duty ….

Well, vacation is over and I’m back to duty. I was kinda hoping for a slow day but in the Fire Department, that’s always a gamble. Our Battalion Chief is off on vacation this cycle (Sat, Mon, Wed) so I’m bumped up and “riding the car” (our term from riding the Chief / Battalion vehicle). Riding the car has both ...

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Va. Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service.

Today, the Va. Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service will be held in Richmond. The promotional video for the service is below …. You can learn more about service and those being honored at  VaFire.com . Watch   LIVE  VIDEO of the service beginning at 11:30 by clicking  HERE. Stay safe and in house! Captain Wines

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Happy St. Patty's Day!!!

Happy St. Patty’s Day from Ironfiremen.com I hope the “luck of the Irish”  rides with all you brothers and sisters out there on duty tonight. Regretfully, I’m one of those pulling a tour. But hey, I know all you Jakes out there with the night off will drink a green pint or 20 for those of us who cant be ...

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No indictment from Rocky Mt. Va. Grand Jury in the double LODD of Chief Posie Dillon and FF Danny Altice

This past Wednesday, a Rocky Mt. Va Grand Jury decided not to indict driver Terry Valentine on charges of vehicular manslaughter, reckless driving and failure to yield. WDBJ 7 news has the story below. The fatal accident happened this past July while Chief Dillon and Firefighter Altice were responding to a report of a structure fire. You can find coverage ...

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