The PVFD members and their families came together again this December for their annual PVFD Christmas Party. This year, we recognized FF Sam Thrash for being voted Firefighter of the Year.
Merry Christmas From Our Family To Yours!
Howdy Ponder! August wasn't too bad, right? We did get by with a few 100 degree days. Well school is in full swing now and it got off to a good start from our stand point-no accidents. However don't let your guard down. Stay vigilant, stay off the cell phones and look out for the other driver. We are headed into the fall and "holiday season". The first being Halloween. I know it is a month away but be thinking about trick or treat safety and make sure the costumes the kiddos choose can be seen at night. Then comes Thanksgiving and then Christmas. More safety tips as we get closer. The rain has helped with keeping grass fires down but we all know that we can go for extended times without rain. So when we do be careful with outside hot work and burning. Also make sure it is a burn day. It is not the weather that dictates a burn day, it is the EPA and is determined by the ozone levels. Weather only plays a small part. Also remember to help us help you by having your address visible on your mailbox and house. Two to three inch numbers are great! If you live off the road, make sure to give the dispatcher GOOD directions and landmarks or have someone meet us. We have two members that started another year of fire and EMS training. Dustin Jeter is attending the fire academy and Hunter Ferryman is attending EMT school. Good Luck fellas! Make us proud. Your PVFD responded to 31 alarms last month and our volunteers dedicated 79 man hours of their time. As always this does not include hours dedicated to training. Well that is it for now. Take care and God Bless all!
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