August 2018 : The Henrico Fire Way
Henrico firefighters rescued a dog after a house fire in Henrico’s east end on July 6. Firefighters fought through smoke and heat to search for victims while putting the fire out, but none of the occupants were at home during the time of the fire. Firefighters did find and rescue the occupant’s dog, seen here with the firefighters that saved him.
On June 22nd, Henrico County had record rainfall including more than four inches of rain in a one-hour period. Reports of flooding and trapped persons and/or vehicles began to flood the Emergency Communications Center. Right, a vehicle became trapped while trying to drive through high waters. Below, a vehicle lost control in the heavy current of flooding water and eventually
overturned. Fortunately, members of the Division of Fire, some from the Search and Rescue Team, were able to safely rescue all persons from the vehicles.