Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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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
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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
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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
Monday, May 23rd, 2016
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Fireboat 11-6 responded to a call for a partially submerged vessel in the cove near B24. Upon arrival the fireboat crew discovered a partially submerged Sea Doo Jet Ski. The crew dewatered it, secured it to a residents dock and notified DGIF.
Saturday, May 21st, 2016
Fireboat 11-6 responded to a call from a disabled vessel adrift near SML marker R6. The Fireboat crew quickly located the boat, determined the occupants were safe and towed the disabled vessel and its crew to Parkway Marina.
Monday, May 9th, 2016
Fireboat 11-5 responded to an E911 call from a boater who was unable to find their way back home. The boater was unfamiliar with the lake and was out after dark. After contacting Fire Dispatch, the boater stayed in the area near the dam and waited for responding units.
Monday, May 9th, 2016
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Fireboats 11-5 and 11-8 responded to a residential structure fire on Somerset Cove Road in Union Hall near markers B21 and B21A. Both fireboats provided water to the responding land units as well as providing direct support with both deck guns saturating the fire.
Saturday, October 17th, 2015
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Fireboats from Smith Mountain Lake Marine Volunteer Fire Rescue joined other Bedford County Fire and EMS units to provide safety and security services for the Liberty University Triathlon. Company 11 fireboats fanned out along the 1500 meter swim course continuously monitoring for swimmers in distre...
Thursday, October 8th, 2015
Around 2:00am on thursday morning, October 8th fireboats were called to assist Franklin county at a well involved structure fire located at B 26 Twin Chimney. First arriving units found a working fire on the B and C side.
Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
Due to the rapid rise of the lake from the torrential rain from the previous week, the lake has come up almost four feet, which is causing many provate boats to float out of their slips. Residents are requested to check their boat as well as their neighbors boat and make sure that it has been raise...
Monday, September 21st, 2015
Last evening units were dispatched to a working structure Fire with Happy Acreas. County 16 was the first to arrive and reported a working fire, with several exposues. He took command and asked for a tanker task force due to the fact that with e water level very low the fireboats could not supply w...
Monday, September 7th, 2015
Fireboat 11-5 was summoned to help Medic 7 on a 50 year old male who fell off his jet ski and injuryed his back. Accident took place around R-8
Monday, September 7th, 2015
Boat 5 responded to a injury involving skiing around B-22 in Franklin county
Saturday, September 5th, 2015
Fireboats were dispatched on Frida evening to the area by the bridge for a ski boat taking on water. Boat was able to make it to Bridgewater Marina, where it was discovered that two of the four drain plugs were loose.
Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
On Tuesday evening September 1st, Fireboat 11-6 and Huddleston Rescue responded to a medical alarm. Units found the door locked and gained entrance through the Security System, pass code through the alarm company.
Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
The members of Smith Mountan Lake sends our condolences to the family of WDBJ for trhe loss of Allison and Adam today. Please send your thoughts and prayers to those families as well as the familyof WDBJ
Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
On Tuesday evening, Fireboat 5 and 6 were dispatched to assist at a fuly involved car fire at B29. Franklin County Compny 4 Glade Hill also responded. Company 4 handled the call and canceled the fireboats
Sunday, August 16th, 2015
Busy Sunday, day began with fireboats 11-1, 11-4 and 11-8 burning brush at our Boat House 6 location, then during this excersise, Fireboat 11-4 responded along with Company 8 to a possible brush fire in Hickory Cove R-24.
Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
Early Tuesday morning units were dispatched to a brush fire reported in the area of B-35.
Sunday, July 26th, 2015
It was on Sunday evening, that Fireboats, Medic 14-8, Huddleston Rescue and Saunders Fire responded to a possible drowning within Mariner's Landing. Upon arrival, units confirmed the loss. Bedford County SheriffDepartment assisted by DGIF are investigating this tradegy.
Saturday, July 18th, 2015
The week=end started off with two back to back EMS cals both up in Craddock Creek,first was a compound ankle fracture when a gentlemen fell into the water from his dock/Second was a possible stroke
Friday, June 12th, 2015
Fireboats respondeed to a male who had past out. The individual was located on one of the islands at the beginning of Cradic Creek. Fireboats 5, 8, Medic 14-8 and Rescue 7 responded.
Monday, May 25th, 2015
As of 4:32 on Monday afternoon we have reesponded to two EMS calls and one shed fire. Thank you to all of those who have made the ultimate sacrafice so that we can be here today helping others! May you always be remembered!
131 entries in the Call history

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