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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Rocky Mount Students Bridgewater Plaza 3
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Rocky Mount Students Bridgewater Plaza 2
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Rocky Mount Students Bridgewater Plaza 1
On May 14th fireboat 11-5 and 11-8 put on a demonstation to students regarding safety and the reason fireboats are serving the watersd and surronding property owners around the lake
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Many hands make light work
Here Instructor Skip Decker shows FF Pearsall how easy to carry 5" hose is. Who says that it's easy?
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Water Supply
Pictured here is Captain Ray Talley and chief Georg Tawes getting ready to supply the dry hydrant at Mariners Landing .
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SML Dam Boom Being towed by FB 11-5
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Can I reach the beach?
Here FB 11-5 is conducting pump/driver training on stablizing the boat during pump operations
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FB 11-5 seen towing the barrier boom that had come lose following a storm in summer of 2012
Following a summer storm the barrier boom which protects boaters from getting to close to the dam inlets became lose, seen here is FB 11-5 and the Game wardens manuvering the boom back into place.
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Rope Training
On Sunday, February 23rd members of Smith Mountain Lake Marine Fire Rescue received Rope training from Moneta Chief Calhoun. Pictured from R to L was Chief 8 Jerimiah Calhoun, Dave Pearsall, Al Busch, Skip Decker, Jack Viergutz and Todd Ohlerich
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Structure Fire Dec 7th
Chief Tawes working the pump suppliong water to the trucks while operating the deck gun. That's Firefighter Dave Pearsall looking on
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Moneta Fire Department - Boat 2
Here is a true sign of inter-departmental cooperation, Chief Calhoun , along with Robert Kirby and President Jeff Pauley operating fireboat 11-2 at a Public Service event.
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11-5 conducting a Public Service demo
Here Skip Decker and Dave Pearsall are showing the pump operations to a group of future firefighters
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