News

Here you will find all of the latest news from our department.

1 simple question to increase audience participationWednesday December 5th, 2018

Tackling the difficult challenge of encouraging participation by asking this simple question and waiting for a response
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Cold weather response tips for EMSTuesday December 4th, 2018

While great for sports, cold and snow present risks to EMS folks. Take these extra precautions if responding in such conditions.
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Time for more free CPR ClassesFriday March 23rd, 2018

We're doing it again!
Time for some more FREE Community CPR Training!

We will be teaching the AHA Family & Friends CPR class.
This class will take place: {[Saturday April 7th, 11am-2pm]}

To sign up for a slot: please send an email with your full name and home address to Ktarro(at)YVFD8.org

Please sign up at least 1 week in advance to ensure we have enough equipment for you!

Anyone may sign up but preference is given to Prince William County residents. Limit 8 people per class

Checkout the flyer below for more information!
Please note this training is for education and you receive a participation card, not a certification. This helps us keep it free!

Share this post with anyone that could benefit from this training to help spread the word.

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Another successful free CPR class!Saturday March 3rd, 2018

Another successful free CPR class for the Prince William County community!
Everybody learned something great and we had an awesome representation of age groups yesterday. Thank you to everybody who came out and to those of you who helped spread the word both offline and on social media about this course.

We've also included a picture of members of our first class in-action.

Keep an eye on this page, more classes will be scheduled in the next few weeks!

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FREE Community CPR Training!Sunday February 4th, 2018

Sign up for Free Community CPR Training hosted by volunteer EMT Kyle Tarro of the Yorkshire Volunteer Fire Department.

To sign up for a slot: please email with your full name and home address to Ktarro@YVFD8.org
Please sign up at least 1 week in advance to ensure we have enough equipment for you!

Anyone may sign up but preference is given to Prince William County residents. Limit 10 people per class.

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7 ways to best use, or avoid, capnography in the fieldMonday September 8th, 2014

EMS1 readers shared their suggestions on how to get the most out of the method
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7 ways to best use, or avoid, capnography in the fieldMonday September 8th, 2014

EMS1 readers shared their suggestions on how to get the most out of the method
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7 ways to best use, or avoid, capnography in the fieldMonday September 8th, 2014

EMS1 readers shared their suggestions on how to get the most out of the method
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Junior MembersMonday June 23rd, 2014

The Yorkshire Volunteer Fire Department is not accepting applications for junior members at this time. Applicants over the age of 18 may still apply but the Junior program for those under 18 have been suspended until further notice.


 


Sorry for the inconvenience and check back with us.

Guns vs. Hoses softball gameFriday June 6th, 2014

***Attention Friends and Family***
its that time of year again where our fire department takes on the Price William County Police department in a charity softball game at the Potomac nationals stadium in woodbridge.. the game is August 17 from 3:45-5pm. the gates will be opening at 3:30. there is a water bottle give away, fireworks, cowboy monkey rodeo during the 7th inning stretch. Alex  Ovechkin Signed hockey puck, Autographed baseball for raffle etc. You can see firetrucks, ambulance's, swat vehicles, police cars etc. please go to this site and when asked for a "group portal password" enter Fire that will ensure that part of every ticket sold comes back to the fire house.. Thank you everyone in advance!! http://pn1.glitnirticketing.com/pnticket/web/logingroup1.php?&refresh=1400179790