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Mon. Apr 11th 2016
Brush / Structure Fire on the mountain...

At approximately 13:30 hrs. units from Company 5 (Blue Ridge Mountain Vol. Fire Company) were alerted for a brush fire in the...

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Tue. Jan 19th 2016
Structure fire in Charles Town...

On 19 January 2016 at approximately 19:51 hrs., Jefferson ECC dispatched Box 400 for a structure fire at 220 W. Washingt...

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Tue. Jan 19th 2016
House fire on the Mountain...

On 19 January, 2016 at approximately 14:30 hrs., Jefferson County ECC dispatched Box 540 for a structure fire at 19301 Charle...

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As the cold weather is among us please remember to keep space heaters away from objects and materials such as cloths, beds, and curtains.

There has been a rise in house fires in Jefferson County and the surrounding area which in most cases have been do to heating sources of some kind.

Remember to test your smoke detectors and CO detectors for proper operation.

Reframe from burning unattended candles during power outages and keep them out of the reach of children.

Be safe!


Your Bakerton Volunteers are always training so we are prepared for any type of emergency.  Take a look at some of our Swift Water Technicians training on the Potomac River by clicking on the picture below.

This training was familiarization on the Potomac River, down stream of the point in the area of White Horse rapids.  The river level that day was about 5 1/2 feet.  There are two of your Bakerton volunteers on our Alumaski the entire time.


You may burn during the following dates and times:

March 1st - May 31st from 5pm - 7am

Ooctober 1st - December 31st from 5pm - 7am


You may only burn:



To Report a "CONTROLLED BURNING" please call the Jefferson County Emergency Communications Center at: 


Additional information on open burning can be found by clicking Smokey's Image









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Protecting our community 24 hours a day, every day, costs money!  The firefighters of Station 7 DO NOT receive any pay.  Nor is their equipment, trucks, personal gear, firefighting tools, etc. - provided by federal, state or local government.

We have to raise the money ourselves.

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Smoke Alarms save lives.  If there is a fire in your home, smoke spreads fast and you need smoke alarms to give you time to get out.

Have you tested your

Smoke Detectors???


Test your smoke detectors and replace their batteries!!!

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Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
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