our historic handpumper a modern fire engine
Weaverville Fire
District and Department

Since 1898





Todd Corbett, Gus Kormeier


Sheila Brewer, Acting Clerk


Our Guys at the Ponderosa Fire


Fire Up Oregon St


Capt Todd Corbett, and Ribs


'Flat' Fire Strike Team


Post Mountain Fires


HazMat Training


Mill St Wildfire


Wildland Readiness Drill


Car vs Log Truck


Mill Scraps Fire


EMS Expo


Browns Mtn Rd, 5may2012


Live-Fire-Training 28-29apr2012


MVA Oregon Mtn 5apr2012


BINGO!


Outbuilding Fire


Mobilehome Fire Cox Rd


Drill 29feb


Lewiston Fire Fatal


Vans Collide


'Vitzum' Fire


EMT Class


Quilters


Structure Fire


Propane Truck Wreck


Snow at last!


WFD, 2011


Extrication Training

News from 2012

7nov: Congrats to newly appointed Assistant Chief Todd Corbett, and Captain Gus Kormeier!

24oct: Burn ban lifted. Burn permits are required, see www.ncuaqmd.org.

17oct: Tuesday-Wednesday's drill at Trinity Lumber, article...

12oct: Since Aug 1, Sheila Brewer's been filling in for Clerk Marjie Watkins, who's been on maternity leave. Thanks Sheila! (Marjie will start back the end of this month.)

5sep: Our engine 2131's on the Stafford Fire, Wildwood Rd.

18aug: Our water tender's on the Ponderosa Fire in Shasta County.

6aug: WFD inital-attacked a bird-vs-powerline-sparked wildland fire outside the Fire District up Oregon Street. CalFire, USFS, & the Douglas City tender also was there. The crew from the Conservation Camp did the hard line-cutting work. photos...

28jul: BBQ benefits Trinity County Chiefs Association. story...

27jul: Fire at duplex displaces families. story...

11jul: The 'Flat' incident, a wildland fire near Del Loma: WFD sent its OES water-tender, and Chief Scott Alvord led a strike team of OES engines from around northern California. Links to updates: Trinity Journal, Record Searchlight, KRCR, InciWeb, WildlandFire.com.

1jul: CalFire has suspended residential burn permits, effective today.

28jun: WFD assisted USFS, CalFire, and other volunteer departments suppress multiple fires in Post Mountain, the Rattlesnake Complex. story..., photos...

24jun: Larry Masterman instructed 3 days of HazMat Incident Command training here at WFD. photos...

19jun: WFD & CalFire handle a ~half-acre fire in a quagmire of mine tailings & berry bushes, after 10pm at the end of Mill St. Cause apparently was a transient's unattended fire. photo...

16jun: Wildland Readiness Drill photos...

12jun: WFD rolls to an early morning car vs log-truck on 299 near Trinity Motel. TCLS delivered the single victim to hospital. photo...

23may: WFD and USFS douse scrap-pile fire. story..., photos...

12may: Weaverville FD and many others attend EMS Expo...

5may: Lewiston, Douglas City, Weaverville, and CalFire roll to veg-fire on Browns Mountain Rd, photo...

30apr: Marjie is sending a CARE package to our man in Afghanistan Keith Heryford. If you'd like to send a letter, card, gift, or survival item, get it to her by friday.

28-29apr: Live-fire training at Shasta College. photos...

15apr: Trinity HazMat training streamed via internet. story...

31mar: The BINGO! fundraiser is a big success, with 31 players/supporters attending. photos...

29mar: Captains Academy complete.

3mar: The Vitzum Gulch home, largely saved 19feb, burns the rest of the way down. Douglas City, Weaverville, & Lewiston respond. story...

3mar: WFD backs up Junction City as an outbuilding burns on Red Hill Rd. story..., photos...

2mar: A ~4am waterheater-enclosure fire in a mobilehome on Cox Rd spread into the attic space and required extensive overhaul. photo...

29feb: Drill photos...

25feb: WFD mutual aid to fatal Lewiston structure fire, story..., photos...

24feb: Vans collide in Tops Market parking lot, photos...

22feb: Long-time WFD volunteer Keith Heryford is off to Afghanistan, story... We wish him all the best!

19feb: Weaverville Fire volunteers assisted Douglas City FD last night with a structure fire, rolling in 1 Weaverville engine, the OES water-tender, & the utility/air-trailer. photos...

13feb: Serena Brown's latest EMT class takes their final exam. The students represent Weaverville, Douglas City, Hyampom, Post Mountain, Trinity Center, Coffee Creek, & Shasta fire departments; SAR, TCSO, CHP. TCLS helped with instruction & skills. photo...

10-12feb: Weaverville Fire volunteers, as well as folks from many other departments & agencies spent 3 days in ICS and Firefighter-I training, presented free of charge thanks to BLM. WFD hosted.

28jan: The 'Thursday Night Strippers' again chose the Weaverville Fire Hall for their 3rd Annual Quilters Retreat. From 3pm friday thru noon sunday, it's 29 women "getting together, laughing, giggling, telling stories", each creating a "mystery quilt". It's rumored there was also chocolate. photos....

27jan: Weaverville volunteers limited damage to the room of origin in a residential structure fire on Barbara Avenue this morning. story...

19jan: Weaverville & Douglas City volunteers rolled to an overturned propane tanker between the 2 towns on Hwy 299. photo & video.

8jan: WFD Appreciation Dinner, story...

7jan: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) students practiced Vehicle Collision Rescue skills. WFD volunteer Ernie Curran instructed. The participants represented many of Trinity County’s volunteer fire/rescue agencies, including Weaverville, Douglas City, Trinity Center, Post Mountain, Coffee Creek, and Hyampom. photos...

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