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  1. VA Firefighters Say Promotional Exam Was TaintedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 |

    Four Virginia Beach firefighters denied promotions last year are suing the city claiming the results of a captain's exam were tainted. They claim results of an annual captain's exam were tainted when a battalion chief gave confidential test information to two firefighters.


  2. VA Fire Chief Retiring after 40 Years of ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 |

    Jan. 29--Newport News Fire Chief Robert "R.B." Alley III is retiring from the fire department, city spokeswoman Kim Lee said Monday. Alley was named fire chief in December 2013 and has worked for 40 years in fire and emergency medical service, with stints as fire chief in College Station, Texas, and as a district fire chief in his hometown of Virginia Beach, according to the Newport News Fire Department website.


  3. Firefighters, Police Rescue Four from VA Apartment FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 |

    Dec. 31--VIRGINIA BEACH -- Four people were rescued early Sunday from a fire that caused significant damage to a Virginia Beach apartment building. The two-alarm fire was called in just after 7 a.m. at the Willow Lake Apartments & Spa, fire department spokesman Art Kohn said in a release.


  4. NC County Takes Over Island Coverage amid DisputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 |

    Dec. 07--KNOTTS ISLAND, NC-- Currituck County has taken charge of fire service in the isolated community of Knotts Island following a dispute that could dissolve the 57-year-old volunteer department. Four paid staff members trained in both fire fighting and emergency medical services now work at the Knotts Island station.


  5. Five Hurt When Car Plows into VA BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 |

    Dec. 05--VIRGINIA BEACH -- Five people were injured Tuesday after a male driver plowed his car into the Bank of America Kemps River building off Indian River Road, barely missing an employee's desk. Virginia Beach firefighters received word of the crash at the intersection of Fordham Drive and Center Lane shortly after noon, said department spokesman Art Kohn.


  6. Man Dies During a VA Townhouse FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 |

    The Virginia Beach Fire Department, along with police and EMS, were dispatched at 10:49 p.m. Wednesday for a fire in the 400 block of Cadbury Circle. According to the fire department, first responders were notified of a man trapped in the home.


  7. First Responder Family Tries to Prevent Tragedy on VA BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 |

    Oct. 18--Virginia Beach, VA -- When the Szymanski family arrived in Sandbridge, VA, Wednesday afternoon, the beach was pretty empty. Among the people they saw was a man who looked to be in his 50s or 60s.


  8. VA Military Base Could Share Station with CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 |

    Sept. 26--VIRGINIA BEACH, VA-- The Fire Department wants more resources closer to one of the city's most tightly constructed neighborhoods. The North End, where thousands of beach cottages and duplexes line 40-plus blocks of residential streets, doesn't have a fire station.


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