Recent Calls
Wed. Jul 19th 2017
Structure Fire - Mill Iron Road

Members from Smith Mountain Lake Marine Volunteer Fire Rescue responded to a support request from units working a structure f...

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Wed. Jul 19th 2017
Public Service Request - Hearing Aid Recovery

Fireboat 11-6 responded to a request from a visitor to Smith Mountan Lake to recover a very expensive hearing aid from the bo...

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Tue. Jul 18th 2017
Injury Accident Near C6

Company 11 was dispatched for an injury accident near C6.  A wake boarder was complaining about head pain after a fall w...

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News Headlines
Wed. Jan 3rd 2018
WDBJ7 - Bedford Regional Water Authority issues water shortage alert

For the complete story visit wdbj7.com or copy and paste this link into your browser:http://www.wdbj7.com/content/news/Bedfor...

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Fri. Oct 6th 2017
Laker Weekly - Stray voltage found around lake docks

Stray voltage found around lake docksBy Jason Dunovant | jason.dunovant@ smithmountainlaker.com | 721-4675 (ext. 407)  O...

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Mon. Sep 25th 2017
Laker Weekly - Fire department funding station through membership

Fire department funding station through membershipBy Jason Dunovant | jason.dunovant@smithmountainlaker.com | 721-4675 (ext. ...

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Bedford County Fire and Rescue
Boating Incident Form - TLAC
TLAC is collecting data regarding the impact of wake incidents and issues caused by various boating activities on Smith Mountain Lake. If you would like to provide information regarding a specific experience that might be helpful in our research, please complete the Boating Incident Form.
BoatUS Electric Shock Drowning Resource Center
Electric Safety Foundation
The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is the premier non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to promoting electrical safety at home and in the workplace.
Electric Shock Drowning Prevention Association
The Electric Shock Drowning Prevention Association is a 501(c) nonprofit organization devoted to saving the lives of those who frequent our recreational waters. We invite you to browse our website to learn how to protect your family from the danger of Electric Shock Drowning. Awareness is the first step to preventing such a tragedy from occurring to your family and friends. Our mission is to save lives, and our objectives are listed below: 1) To prevent injuries and loss of life due to Electric Shock Drowning (ESD) and water-related electrocutions. 2) To promote the understanding of the mechanisms of Electric Shock Drowning so individuals know how this happens. 3) To recognize and spread awareness to high risk areas. 4) To provide a resource for the investigation of all drownings of a suspicious nature so that Electric Shock Drownings are properly identified. 5) To identify prevention measures for Electric Shock Drowning using American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC), National Fire Protection Association, and National Electrical (NEC) standards, and other existing technology. 6) To enlist you to help in a nationwide effort to prevent these tragedies from occurring.
F-500 ENCAPSULATOR AGENT (EA)
Contact Vest Sales & Service Attn: Rodney Vest rvestsales@gmail.com 866-225-8144
F-500 Encapsulator Agent Puts Out Vehicle/Structure Fire
On November 10, 2016 a tractor trailer veered off Route 122 into an unoccupied structure in Bedford County and burst into flames. After trying to suppress the blaze with water, responding units added F-500 at 2%. Watch the blaze initially flare then die within 45 seconds. Unfortunately the driver of the tractor trailer died at the scene.
FEMA Fire Prevention & Safety Application Assistance Program
Free Online Boating Safety Course - BoatUS Foundation
The BoatUS Foundation's Online Course is the only FREE Online Boating Safety Course approved by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.
Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall
Defective Kidde Fire Extinguishers This Kidde fire extinguisher recall affects many models that are popular for use on boats and personal watercraft. After going to the recall website and checking the lists to see if your model is affected, you'll be asked to enter your contact information in a form. From there, you'll go to a webpage that asks you to enter information about your fire extinguisher. Click on the blue "Add your Product" button on the right side of the page. At the Model & Color field, click on the magnifying glass to begin a search for your model. The lists of models affected also have photos showing where model numbers, serial numbers, and date codes are found on the fire extinguisher itself. It's a simple process that only takes a few minutes.
Moneta Fire Department
Rotary Club of Smith Mountain Lake - Dock Signs
The Rotary Club of SML makes street address signs for lake docks. The Rotary Club of SML orders and installs street address signs on docks. This is a HUGE help to Smith Mountain Lake Marine Volunteer Fire Rescue. We are dispatched by street address with a reference to the nearest channel marker. When we get close, we look for these signs to guide us to the correct residence. The signs cost $30.00 and the Rotary Club members will install them on your dock for an additional $20.00; for $50.00 you can have a sign ordered and installed. Here is the link to order your sign http://www.smlrotary.com/fundraising/dock-signs/ This is a great service to the Lake.
Saunders Fire Department
Scott Liberty RevolveAir Basic Operations
Airtrailer Operations
Scott Liberty RevolveAir Intro
Introduction to the Air Trailer
Scott RevolveAir Fill Station
Filling AirPaks
Shock Alert
Detect stray voltage in the water.
Smith Mountain Lake - Lake Level
View the current lake levels
Smith Mountain Lake - Report Debris in the Lake
AEP site for reporting debris in the lake
Smith Mountain Lake - Report Problems with Navigation Aids at the Lake
AEP site to report issues with NAVAIDS
Smith Mountain Lake - Weather
Weather, water height and water temps.
Stewardsville-Chamblissburg Fire Department
Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries
Volunteer Application
Application to volunteer with Smith Mountain Lake Marine Volunteer Fire Rescue. This link takes you to the Bedford County Department of Fire & Rescue
WebMD Electric Shock Drowning: A Silent Killer
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Recruitment

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"!  

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Smith Mountain Lake Marine Volunteer Fire/Rescue
PO Box 899
Hardy, VA 24101
Non-Emergency: 540-721-5585
Emergency: 911
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Application to volunteer with Smith Mountain Lake Marine Volunteer Fire Rescue. This link takes you to the Bedford County Department of Fire & Rescue
TLAC is collecting data regarding the impact of wake incidents and issues caused by various boating activities on Smith Mountain Lake. If you would like to provide information regarding a specific experience that might be helpful in our research, please ...