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Brandy Station Volunteer Fire Department
(Founded 1951)

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The Brandy Station Volunteer Fire Department 

The organizational meeting of this fire company was held in the office of Charles P. Humphries, Manager of the Bottled Gas Corporation of Virginia. The first meeting as a fire company was held in the Brandy Station High School, at which time the Charter was requested from the State of Virginia. Each of the Charter Members donated $100 to handle initial expenses and to get the fire company started.The original fire hall was built in 1952 with no assistance from the state or the county. All funds used for this project were raised by the department and auxiliary members. Work was performed and the hall erected by members in their spare time and through the night.

The first fire engine was purchased with funds raised by the hard work and dedication of the department and auxiliary members. Subsequent funds were raised for the organization by the members of both the department and auxiliary through bingo, carnivals and dinners.

The hall was formally dedicated in 1952 where Admiral Lewis L. Strauss served as the master of ceremonies. The corner stone was laid by the Stevens Lodge #169 A.F. & A.M.

The Brandy Station Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary

The Brandy Station Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary was formed in 1951 to provide support for the Fire Department. They hosted dances, cakewalks, dinners and sold items such as vanilla and baking powder to help raise money for the Fire Department. They equipped the fire hall with tables and chairs with their many fund raising events. They sponsored the first carnival in August 1951, later turning that responsibility over to the firemen in August of 1955.

 

The Founders
John Bailey Ray Bailey Jacob Compton
Bill Hill, Jr. Charles Humphries William Kyle, Sr.
Howard Newlon Frank Rosson Albert Settle
Humphries Settle Joseph Troilo, Sr.  

 

Department Charter Members
Keith Abbott Marvin Ankers Dee Bailey
Leo Bailey Ray Bailey George Berry
Cecil Borst Bill Bowen J.W. Bowen
Warren Bowen  Andrew Brown Billy Brown
Buddy Brown J. Roy Brown Roy Burke, Jr.
Rogers Button C.E. Coates R.H. Coates
Jack Compton Jake Compton J.I. Covell
Lewis Embrey O.A. Fant Hugh Foster
Elvin Gallighugh F.D. Griffith W.H. Haynes
Paul Heins Bill Hill, Jr. William Hitt
Charles Humphries Charles Jenkins Charles Jones
Robert Jones William Kyle Broadus Maddox
Johnson Martin Ed Murray Conrad Myers
H.H. Newlon Willie Nichols Hunter Pote
T.G. Ragsdale Tommy Ragsdale Sidney Ritter
Willie Rodman Franklin Rosson Albert Settle
Humphries Settle William Spillman Felix Swan
Cecil Taylor William Thompson Joe Troilo
Gordon Willis, Jr. Jay Witten Francis G. Yancey

 

Auxiliary Charter Members
Keithly Abbott Dot Ankers Aurie Aylor
Dot Bailey Janie Bailey Alma Bennett
Emily Bowen Laura Brown Mary Brown
Hazel Broyles Mary Budd Frances Burke
Mary Button Gerry Campbell Rosa Carpenter
Ruby Compton Lillian Covell Thelma Curtis
Dot Dwyer Gertrude Embrey Kemper Fant
Ann Farmer Sally Floyd Anna Lee Foster
Corrie Gallighugh Maude Haynes Clara Heines
Sis Hill Lena Hitt Betty Humphries
Doodle Jenkins Catherine Kyle Lillian Kyle
Margaret Kyle Ruth Maddox Margaret Martin
Florence Michael Mary Newlon Juanita Partlow
Myrdis Ragsdale Bertha Rankin Lilly Mae Rosson
Margaret Rosson Fannie Settle Elizabeth Settle
Alice Strauss Frances Swan Lula Taylor
Elsie Thompson Bootsie Troilo Lona Vachon
Sally Witten Evelyn Yancey  

 

Upcoming Events

25 May 2017
07:00PM - 09:00PM
Joint Drill Night
27 May 2017
04:30PM - 09:30PM
Jackpot Bingo
03 Jun 2017
04:30PM - 09:30PM
Jackpot Bingo
10 Jun 2017
04:30PM - 09:30PM
Jackpot Bingo
17 Jun 2017
04:30PM - 09:30PM
Jackpot Bingo
20 Jun 2017
07:00PM - 09:00PM
Membership Meeting
22 Jun 2017
07:00PM - 09:00PM
Joint Drill Night
24 Jun 2017
04:30PM - 09:30PM
Jackpot Bingo
01 Jul 2017
04:30PM - 09:30PM
Jackpot Bingo
08 Jul 2017
04:30PM - 09:30PM
Jackpot Bingo
15 Jul 2017
04:30PM - 09:30PM
Jackpot Bingo
18 Jul 2017
07:00PM - 09:00PM
Membership Meeting
22 Jul 2017
04:30PM - 09:30PM
Jackpot Bingo
27 Jul 2017
07:00PM - 09:00PM
Joint Drill Night
29 Jul 2017
10:00AM - 06:00PM
Community Yard Party
29 Jul 2017
04:30PM - 09:30PM
Jackpot Bingo
05 Aug 2017
04:30PM - 09:30PM
Jackpot Bingo
12 Aug 2017
04:30PM - 09:30PM
Jackpot Bingo
15 Aug 2017
07:00PM - 09:00PM
Membership Meeting
19 Aug 2017
04:30PM - 09:30PM
Jackpot Bingo