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Baby News!

On April 16, 2016, members of Hamilton Rescue responded for a reported OB call on the side of route 704. Our members arrived on scene and helped deliver baby Wesley. Today, four month old Wesley and his family stopped to say Hi to the crew who delivered him! Great job, Saturday crew!
Volunteers of Company 17 with baby Wesley

2015 Holiday Bazaar

Stop by at Harmony Hall this Saturday, November 21, from 9:00am to 2:00pm to get your holiday shopping done early! The Ladies’ Auxiliary are putting on their popular, annual Hamilton Safety Center Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar. With a wide variety of items such as quilts, jewelry, baked goods, soaps, and many more, there’s sure to be something for everyone. See our flyer for more details and come to the Bazaar this Saturday!
 
2015 Holiday Bazaar flyer

Congrats to our newest medic!

We are excited to announce that one of our volunteers, Kelly Frye, has successfully completed the EMT-Intermediate program! After several months of classes, practice, and clinical rotations, Kelly received her certificate during the graduation ceremony on July 30, 2015.

Kelly showing her certificate.

Our new medic Kelly with the Assistant Chief Curt Newport (l.) and Chief Rodney Krone (r.).

Congratulations, Kelly!

Length of Service award

Congrats to one of our wonderful members, Rafe Nichols! She was recently recognized for her 20 years of volunteer service in the Loudoun County Fire-Rescue system. We are very fortunate to have such committed members here at Company 17 and thank Rafe, as well as our many other hard-working volunteers, for their dedication.

Photo of the award

Best of Loudoun

Congrats to Special Operations Captain Jody Marker and Chief Rodney Krone for having been voted “Best of Loudoun” Rescue Squad Members! With over 1,200 volunteers in the county, it’s a special honor that the title goes to two members of the Hamilton Volunteer Rescue Squad.

Newspaper Announcement

House Fire in Waterford

On December 26, the Hamilton Volunteer Rescue Squad responded alongside fire apparatus to a full box alarm house fire in Waterford. Volunteer EMTs of the HVRS set up a rehab area and provided medical care to the firefighters on scene and to the residents as needed. During the evening, the county upgraded the call and requested a Tanker Task force due to the significant fire. The residents were displaced, but fortunately nobody required transport to the hospital from the incident.

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The crew on the way to the scene of the fire.

Team of volunteers with the cot and equipment

The team on standby.

Motor Vehicle Accident

On the evening of December 21, volunteers of Company 17 responded to a motor vehicle accident in the area of Route 9 and Charles Town Pike. The incident involved two vehicles, with one coming to a stop in a ditch. Our volunteer crew checked on the vehicle occupants, who decided to decline transport to the hospital.
Ambulance on scene of the accident

“Installation of Officers” Banquet

The annual Installation of Officers banquet took place on the evening of Friday, December 12, 2014. The event was held at the Bluemont Vineyard. During the evening, the recently elected rescue squad officers were sworn in.

All elected volunteers lined up and being sworn in.

Several company-internal awards were handed out as well, such as the Chief’s Award and the President’s Award for outstanding commitment to the organization.

Pat Sheen receiving recognition for his commitment

The dinner and the swearing in were followed by the opportunity to mingle and have fun dancing.

Members of the squad dancing

Another image of dancing people

Thanksgiving at Company 17

We had a great turnout for our Thanksgiving dinner at the station on November 27. Numerous members joined in sharing a delicious meal of traditional turkey and plentiful side dishes.
 

Our volunteers waiting in line for the Thanksgiving turkey

Member Randy Breton graciously provided the turkey and ensured nobody went hungry.


 
Member Pat Sheen preparing food

Volunteer Pat Sheen helping to serve a meal.

Upcoming Holiday Bazaar

Mark the date! On Saturday, November 22, the Safety Center Auxiliary is having a Holiday Bazaar at Harmony Hall, behind the Safety Center. There will be many vendors selling a variety of goods and gifts. A raffle table and bake sale are part of the Bazaar as well. Get a head start on Christmas shopping and come for lunch, take home delicious baked goods and try your luck on our many raffles.

View the PDF flyer here.

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