Thursday, April 26th, 2018
Dispatched for a report of a vessel adrift in the main channel between R22 and R24. Found a 2014 Supra with the boat cover in place, unoccupied and sitting against the rocks near R21A. Took the vess...
Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
Dispatched for a brush fire near Lands End Road, Moneta. Searched shoreline while repsonding land units searched area. Nothing found.
Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
Members from Smith Mountain Lake Marine Volunteer Fire Rescue (SMLMVFR) responded to a rekindle of the Franklin County Oak Park Drive residential structure fire. SMLMVFR worked with units from Glade ...
Monday, April 9th, 2018
Members from Smith Mountain Lake Marine Volunteer Fire Rescue (SMLMVFR) responded to a residential structure fire on Oak Park Drive in Franklin County. SMLMVFR established a backup water supply and w...
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Call history
131 entries in the Call history
Saturday, July 13th, 2013
While training at Bernard's landing, FB 11-5 and 11-1 responded to an EMS call atthe Mexican Resturant located at Crazy Horse Marina. Squad 10 (Scruggs) also responded. Patient care was administered by a Doctor who was boating with his family.
Saturday, May 18th, 2013
At approximately 9:30pm, Company 7, 10, 11 and Rescue 1 for RIT responded to a fully involved structure fire in Company 7 first due. First arriving units stated that they were going into defensive attack.
Saturday, May 11th, 2013
Fireboats 11-2, 5 and 11-8 responded to a reported boat fire in the area of Capewood drive. Units were cancelled in route.
Saturday, May 4th, 2013
On Saturday afternoon fireboats responded to the islands off of Anthony Ford Road in Bedford county for a reported overturned sailboat. All of the occupants were wet, cold but safe. After attending to the occupants the fireboats turned their efforts to righting the boat.
Saturday, May 4th, 2013
The SML Triathalon was held this morning at the State Park. Due to the cold air and water the water course was cut in half. fireboats 11-1, 11-2, 11-5, 11-6 and 11-8 particpated. We were also joined by Scruggs Dive Team.
Sunday, February 17th, 2013
Fireboat 11-1 and 11-5 responded to a barge sinking at R-12 this morning. Assists came from Franklin county Company 10 for man-power.
Friday, February 8th, 2013
Two alarms in one week at the condo's at Mariner's Landing. Earlier this week, there was a report of the smell of propane on the 4th floor which turned out to be an activated Ansul system in the kitchen that gave off an offensive odor.
Sunday, January 27th, 2013
Fireboat 11-5 assisted the Scruggs Dive Team today in raising a Suburban from the lake around B25. Weather was cloudy and cold. Job was successful. Then we recieved a report of a floating dock out at Christmas tree island which we could not locate.
Sunday, December 23rd, 2012
On December 23rd at around 6:15 pm, Companies 8,10,11 and Company1 as Rit were called to a structure fire on South Hickory Cove Road. Initial reports stated the fire might have been causedby the fireplace.
Tuesday, December 18th, 2012
On Tuesday, December 18, at approximately 11:15 am fireboats were called to an overturned boat with one individual on board. The call originated in Franklin County by Christmas Tree Island B-9. Upon arrival by Fireboat 11-5, firemen found that no boat had overturned, apparantly a bass fihserman ha...
Friday, December 7th, 2012
On Friday morning units were dispatched to a structure fire on Smithview drive. Company's from Moneta, Saunders, Huddleston, Bedford and Smith Mountain Lake were dispatched around 8:00am. Upon arrival units found working structure fire with electric lines down with propane tanks venting.
Monday, November 26th, 2012
On Monday morning, November 26th at around 3:00am, Fireboats were called to assist Cool Branch Fire in Pittslvania county for a multiple structure fire. fireboat 11-5 and 11-8 responded. Fireboat 11-5 arrived and set up water supply to the Cool Branch Engine.
Saturday, October 6th, 2012
On the afternoon of Saturday, October 6th, Fireboats were dispatched to a sailboat that had overturned with people in the water. Fireboats 11-5 and 11-6 responded. Fireboat 11-6 came upon the scene and found that all parties were out of the water and the Sunfish Sailboat was being towed back to th...
Saturday, September 22nd, 2012
At mid-morning on Saturday, September 22nd, Fireboat 11-5 and 11-6 were dispatched to a possible wildland fire on the side of Smith Mountain by the dam. A resident of Franklikn County was looking towards the dam and thought that he saw smoke.
Saturday, September 8th, 2012
Units from Huddleston Rescue and the Lake Department responded to an initial report of two individuals missing. Apparantly two individuals took a small boat out to Brides Island at the mouth of Cratic Creek.
Monday, September 3rd, 2012
On Sunday September 2, 2012 units from both Bedford and Franklin counties were called to Roanoke drive, marker R43 for a report of a missing 6 year-old.Conservation police officers, Bedford and Franklin counties Sheriffs Departments Moneta Fire,Moneta Rescue, Smith Mountain Lake Marine Fire Rescue a...
Saturday, September 1st, 2012
On Friday, August 31st at around midnight Franklin county dispatched Company 10,9,4 11 and Bedford county company 8 for a structure fire on Stripers lane. The home was fully involved upon arrival. Manpower was the biggest concern due to high humidity and volume of fire.
Sunday, August 19th, 2012
On Saturday evening, August 18th, the first Battalion Live Burn Training took place involving companies 8, 10, 11, 12 and 13 at the Bedford County Training Center. Supporting the training were EMS units from Hardy, Moneta and County 10.
Friday, August 17th, 2012
On Friday, August 17th at approximately 2:00pm Fireboat 11-8 and 11-2 along with County Medic unit 14-8 were dispatched to a report of a possible broken leg of a 13 year-old male following a skiing incident.
Saturday, August 11th, 2012
On the evening of August 11th Squad 7 and Company 11 were dispatched to a report of a male who had fallen from his dock onto the rocks, with a possible broken wrist. The 62 year old gentlemen was fully packaged and carried up to the ambulance.
131 entries in the Call history

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