At mid-morning on Saturday, September 22nd, Fireboat 11-5 and 11-6 were dispatched to a possible wildland fire on the side of Smith Mountain by the dam. A resident of Franklikn County was looking towards the dam and thought that he saw smoke. The smoke was coming from a control burn on Saunders Road in Bedford County both boats cleared up within a short period of time.
The Smith Mountain Lake Marine Fire/Rescue is actively seeking new members. Members can be firefighters, EMT's or simply someone that wants to help the community. If you feel that you have that calling to help others, that is the person we would like to speak with. Please drop us a note on this page or submit an application at Bedford County Department of Fire and Rescue.
Remember, "MANY HANDS, MAKE LIGHT WORK"!