Category Archives: News

Inter-Agency Coordination

Virginia Fire Chief Allen Lewis recently met with Cook VFD Chief Arnie Johnson and Don and Laurie Potter from the Brigade to discuss future coordination between the agencies.

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Day-Use Sites on Lake Vermilion

The Vermilion Lake Association, US Forest Service, and the Lake Vermilion Fire Brigade joined forces to improve day-use sites on US Forest Service land.  The three agencies have been working together for years to keep these heavily used sites safe and in good condition.    

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Foss Lake Fire

The Fire Brigade was dispatched to the Foss Lake fire to transport firefighters and their equipment. For three days, LVFB volunteers worked, ate, and slept on Brigade 1.

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Lake Vermilion Fire Brigade at the Antique and Classic Boat Show

The 2014 Antique and Classic Boat Show was held at The Landing on Lake Vermilion Sunday August 31st. The Lake Vermilion Fire Brigade was an Honorary Sponsor.

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Congratulations to the Smoothrock Camp Winners!

Congratulations to Jeff and Becky Scott from Nashville, TN on winning the drawing for the one-week fly-in trip for two to Smoothrock Camp in Ontario, Canada!

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Brigade III Delivered to the Lake Vermilion Fire Brigade!

The LVFB officially took delivery of the much anticipated, Brigade III airboat on Monday, October, 29th. Brigade III, built and designed by Lake Assault Boats, is a 25 foot beauty powered by 550 horsepower, supercharged GM engine. The engine drives two counter rotating 8 blade propellers which pushes the boat at speeds up to 50…

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