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PHONE:  (540) 375-4112   |  ADDRESS:  City Hall, 114 North Broad Street, Salem, VA 24153

News in Salem

1

Aug

2017

Fire Damages Storage Facility on Apperson Dr.

More than 60 Individual Units Damaged by the Fire

2

May

2017

Fire and EMS Respond to Fire on Fletcher Circle

Early morning fore on Fletcher Circle ruled unintentional

7

Apr

2017

Salem Fire & EMS Dept. Responds to Fire at Yokohama

The fire was contained to one part of the building, but that section did sustain significant damage.

11

Jan

2017

Fire and EMS Update Equipment with Federal Grant

Thanks to a federal grant from the Department of Homeland Security, the Salem Fire & EMS Department has updated some of the most important equipment its firefighters use in the field. Self-contained breathing apparatus packs and other important accessories were recently purchased with a combination of grant money and city funds.

3

Jan

2017

Fire and EMS Respond to Fire at Mount Regis

The Salem Fire & EMS Department responded to a structure fire at Mount Regis Center Friday night at approximately 10:57 p.m. All residents and staff who were in the building at the time of the fire were able to escape without injury. The entire building did sustain heavy fire damage throughout the second and third floors and the majority of the building suffered water damage.

24

Nov

2016

Fire & EMS Respond to Structure Fire at 425 White St.

The Salem Fire & EMS Department responded to a structure fire at 425 White St. this morning at approximately 1:27 a.m. Two people were inside the home at the time of the fire, but both escaped without injury.

26

Aug

2016

Structure Fire at Spartan Silk Screen Ruled Accidental

The Salem Fire & EMS Department responded to a fire at Spartan Silk Screen, located at 107 Roanoke Blvd., Thursday night at approximately 9:50 p.m.

31

Jul

2016

Structure Fire at 1832 Apperson Drive

On Saturday night at approximately 10:03 p.m., the Salem Fire & EMS Department responded to a fire at a small commercial building located at 1832 Apperson Drive.

30

Apr

2016

Salem Fire & EMS Respond to Brookdale Assisted Living Fire

The Salem Fire & EMS Department responded to a fire at Brookdale Assisted Living located at 2001 Ridgewood Dr. this morning, at approximately 10:27 a.m. The fire was contained to a dryer inside a laundry room, but 23 residents were evacuated while fire crews extinguished the fire and removed the smoke.

2

Apr

2016

Fire and EMS Respond to Fire at West Main Big Lots

The Salem Fire & EMS Department responded to a fire at the Big Lots retail store located at 1227 West Main Street this morning, at approximately 10:39 a.m. The fire was contained to a storage room in the back of the building, however, the store did sustain some smoke damage.
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