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Nickelsville: Fire Incidents in 2006, Virginia (VA)

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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Nickelsville

Incident types - Virginia



Location: Addington Frame--Rt. 671 & 678, Nickelsville, VA 24271
Fire Department: Gate City, Scott County, VA 24251,  Phone: (276) 386-3611,  Fax: (276) 386-2333,  ID: 16903,  Incident #: 601381,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 02/02/2006 16:51,  Arrival Time: 02/02/2006 17:19,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/02/2006 20:13
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Provide manpower. Includes providing manpower to assist rescue/ambulance units lift patients or providing manpower to assist police.
  • Provide water. Includes tanker shuttle operations and pumping in a relay or from a water source. Excludes normal fire suppression operations.
Location: Gate Road Rt. 387 Road, Nickelsville, VA 24271
Fire Department: Nickelsville Fire, Scott County, VA 24271,  ID: 16905,  Incident #: 601,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 01/08/2006 15:07,  Arrival Time: 01/08/2006 15:22,  Controlled Time: 01/08/2006 16:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/08/2006 16:11
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Refer to proper authority. Includes turnover of incidents to other authorities or agencies such as the police.
Location: Route 671 Twin Springs Road Road, Nickelsville, VA 24271
Fire Department: Nickelsville Fire, Scott County, VA 24271,  ID: 16905,  Incident #: 603,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 02/08/2006 16:41,  Arrival Time: 02/08/2006 16:57,  Controlled Time: 02/08/2006 18:07,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/08/2006 18:18
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Trees, plants, flowers
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Arcing
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Electrical failure, malfunction, other)
Location: Route 684 Cowans Creek, Nickelsville, VA 24271
Fire Department: Nickelsville Fire, Scott County, VA 24271,  ID: 16905,  Incident #: 6004,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 02/28/2006 14:48,  Arrival Time: 02/28/2006 15:14,  Controlled Time: 02/28/2006 19:29,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/28/2006 19:47
Property Value: $500,  Property Loss: $500
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Establish fire lines around wildfire perimeter.
  • Control fire (wildland).
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 2,  Acres Burned #: 3,  On Site Materials: Trees, plants, flowers
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Heat from other open flame or smoking materials,  Item First Ignited: Rubbish, trash, or waste
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • High wind
  • Unattended or unsupervised person
  • Natural conditions, other
Location: Kilgore St. Street, Nickelsville, VA 24271
Fire Department: Nickelsville Fire, Scott County, VA 24271,  ID: 16905,  Incident #: 6020,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 07/10/2006 15:04,  Arrival Time: 07/10/2006 15:12,  Controlled Time: 07/10/2006 15:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/10/2006 15:24
Contents Value: $300,  Contents Loss: $300
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Long Hollow Rd Road, Nickelsville, VA 24271
Fire Department: Nickelsville Fire, Scott County, VA 24271,  ID: 16905,  Incident #: 6031,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Fire in mobile home used as a fixed residence. Includes mobile homes when not in transit and used as a structure for residential purposes; and manufactured homes built on a permanent chassis.
Alarm Time: 10/24/2006 18:20,  Arrival Time: 10/24/2006 18:32,  Controlled Time: 10/24/2006 20:03,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/24/2006 20:30
Property Value: $25000,  Property Loss: $25000,  Contents Value: $5000,  Contents Loss: $5000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Secure property. Includes property conservation activities such as covering broken windows or holes in roofs.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Item First Ignited: Cooking materials, including edible materials
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Unattended or unsupervised person)
Structure Type: Fixed portable or mobile structure,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Length: 50,  Width: 12,  Stories with Damage: 1 Extreme
Location: Cold Bush Rd Road, Nickelsville, VA 24271
Fire Department: Nickelsville Fire, Scott County, VA 24271,  ID: 16905,  Incident #: 6033,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 11/29/2006 16:59,  Arrival Time: 11/29/2006 17:23,  Controlled Time: 11/29/2006 17:41,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/29/2006 18:04
Property Value: $16000,  Property Loss: $16000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Motorcycle, trail bike,  Make: Harley Davidson,  Year: 1995,  License Plate: 267297 VA
Location: Sabra's Chapel Rd Road, Nickelsville, VA 24271
Fire Department: Nickelsville Fire, Scott County, VA 24271,  ID: 16905,  Incident #: 6035,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Fire in mobile home used as a fixed residence. Includes mobile homes when not in transit and used as a structure for residential purposes; and manufactured homes built on a permanent chassis.
Alarm Time: 12/02/2006 03:57,  Arrival Time: 12/02/2006 04:03,  Controlled Time: 12/02/2006 05:41,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/02/2006 05:50
Property Value: $15000,  Property Loss: $15000,  Contents Value: $2000,  Contents Loss: $2000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
  • Worn out
  • Heat source too close to combustibles.
Structure Type: Fixed portable or mobile structure,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Length: 48,  Width: 12,  Stories with Damage: 1 Extreme
Location: Cownes Creek, Nickelsville, VA 24271
Fire Department: Ft. Blackmore Fire, Scott County, VA 24250,  ID: 16907,  Incident #: 602467
Incident Type: Forest, woods, or wildland fire. Includes fires involving vegetative fuels, other than prescribed fire, that occur in an area in which development is essentially nonexistent, except for roads, railroads, power lines, and the like.
Alarm Time: 02/28/2006 15:58,  Arrival Time: 02/28/2006 16:28,  Controlled Time: 02/28/2006 19:37,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/28/2006 20:01
Actions taken:
  • Provide water. Includes tanker shuttle operations and pumping in a relay or from a water source. Excludes normal fire suppression operations.
  • Provide manpower. Includes providing manpower to assist rescue/ambulance units lift patients or providing manpower to assist police.
  • Provide apparatus.
Location: Rt. 1 Box 284A, Nickelsville, VA 24271
Fire Department: Ft. Blackmore Fire, Scott County, VA 24250,  ID: 16907,  Incident #: 608297
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 07/01/2006 15:41,  Arrival Time: 07/01/2006 16:02,  Controlled Time: 07/01/2006 18:52,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/01/2006 19:30
Actions taken:
  • Provide manpower. Includes providing manpower to assist rescue/ambulance units lift patients or providing manpower to assist police.
  • Provide apparatus.
  • Provide water. Includes tanker shuttle operations and pumping in a relay or from a water source. Excludes normal fire suppression operations.
Location: Long Holler Road, Nickelsville, VA 24271
Fire Department: Ft. Blackmore Fire, Scott County, VA 24250,  ID: 16907,  Incident #: 613564
Incident Type: Fire in mobile home used as a fixed residence. Includes mobile homes when not in transit and used as a structure for residential purposes; and manufactured homes built on a permanent chassis.
Alarm Time: 10/24/2006 18:33,  Arrival Time: 10/24/2006 18:54,  Controlled Time: 10/24/2006 19:23,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/24/2006 20:15
Action taken: Salvage and overhaul.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Electrical failure, malfunction, other)
Structure Type: Fixed portable or mobile structure,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 980
Location: Taylor Street, Nickelsville, VA 24271
Fire Department: Ft. Blackmore Fire, Scott County, VA 24250,  ID: 16907,  Incident #: 616066
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 12/18/2006 15:04,  Arrival Time: 12/18/2006 15:32,  Controlled Time: 12/18/2006 16:27,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/18/2006 16:55
Actions taken:
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
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