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Welcome to the Stanley Volunteer Fire Departments website. Since 1948 the department has strived to provide the best service possible to maintain our goal of Saving Life and Property. The all volunteer fire department provides 24 hour fire and EMS protection along with public education with our most valuable asset, the many dedicated volunteers who give large amounts of time and energy on every call. It gives me great pride to have served as Chief of this department for the past thirty-five years.Terry A. Pettit, Chief


Stanley firefighters responded to a large trash fire Tuesday afternoon at Recycle Management on US Hwy 340 Business West. Water was pumped from the Shenandoah River nearby for over an hour. The fire was finally extinguished when a foam unit from Merck Company arrived.  The Luray Fire Dept., Shenandoah Fire Dept., Stanley Rescue Squad, Page County EMS also responded along with Virginia Emergency Services. Crews were on the scene about four hours. 




Members of the Stanley Fire Department and newly formed Auxiliary recently held a surprise dinner for Dixie Gray. Dixie, has been an associate member since 2001 and was granted Life Membership by the department members. Chief Terry A. Pettit reported that Dixie has been doing the cooking for most of the activities since joining and has been working closely with the auxiliary for the past year preparing them to take over his duties. Chief Pettit also stated that Dixie has been a huge asset to the department and will be missed however, Mr.. Gray remarked that even though he is giving up his duties for now he will still be around to lend a helping hand when needed.         
Stanley firefighters practice their skills with hose training while drivers train on drafting. 













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Sun. Feb 7th 2016
Mon. Jan 20th 2014
For information on renting our social hall or booking a meal contact Mike Foltz at 742-0249. 
Wed. Feb 1st 2012
The Stanley  Volunteer Fire Department has an ongoing smoke detector program which is free that is one of the best in the State. For more information contact Lieutenant Keith Higgs at 652-3204 or 540-271-2978. Messages can also be left at the fire department at 540-778-3177. &nbs...
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Sun. Sep 25th 2016
 January 1, Fri. 7:36 p.m. Lock out on West Main Street. Command 24 and three members.  January 2, Sat. 10:20 a.m. Standby controlled burning on Mill Creek Crossroads. Brush 24 and one member.                        ...
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 Dispose of ashes from your woodstove properly. once completely cooled they can be safely be  disposed of in your garden.  Remember that ashes can stay hot for up to four days.


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Stanley Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 276
Stanley, VA 22851
Non-Emergency: 540-778-3177
Emergency: 911
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