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Sat. Dec 24th 2016
Come on out to Raphine and see Santa Claus on Christmas Eve.  Every year on Christmas Eve Santa makes a stop in Raphine to see all the kids young and old.  So don't miss your chance to see Santa and get in that last minute gift request at the community Christmas tree across from t...
Wed. Jun 22nd 2016
Come on out to Raphine's Annual Fireman's carnival.  This year we have the same ride company as last year with updated rides and more games for the whole family.  Please contact the Raphine Fire Company with any questions regarding this event at  (540) 377-2888 or em...
Sat. Apr 16th 2016
Come on out Saturday April 16th starting at 11 we will be serving chicken halves for $5.  Please don't miss out on this opportunity get some great chicken and support your local Fire Company. 
Sat. Mar 26th 2016
Don't miss all the fun this Saturday at the Raphine Volunteer Fire House it all kicks off at 12:00 noon with a Easter egg hunt, Kids Walk, Arts and crafts, Face painting and of course our Famous B-B-Q chicken.  The event is scheduled rain or shine as we will have all the events inside the f...
Sat. Mar 12th 2016
Come out to the Raphine Fire House on Saturday March 12th and get the first chicken of the year.  We will be hosting a BBQ chicken dinner from 5 till we run out.  On the menu will be potato salad, baked beans and of course the homemade desserts made by the wonderful ladies of our community...
Wed. Apr 30th 2014
Come on out to the Raphine Fire house on April 30th at 5 p.m. and join us for good old fashioned dinner with your community.  We will be serving country style steak and gravy with two sides.  This is a great way to support the Raphine Volunteer Fire Company and get a great meal w...
Sat. Nov 9th 2013
Come on out to the 2013 Thanksgiving Feast at the firehouse starting at 5 p.m. Turkey, ham and all the fix ins just like mom makes. So come on out and enjoy a fabulous dinner made by all the moms in our community.  This is a all you can eat dinner with lots of sides to choose from.  The co...
Thu. Apr 4th 2013
The Raphine Volunteer Fire Company would like to congratulate 5 members for completing Firefighter 1.  These members worked very hard to complete this 3 month 144 hour class.  The members are Cliff Mullins, Jacob Moore, Regina Richardson, Jordan Taylor and Damian Farris.  We are very ...
Sat. Jan 12th 2013
On January 12th 2013 the Raphine Volunteer Fire Company held there annual banquet.  We had 122 people in attendance and had a very good night.  The Fire company would like to thank everyone who helped us make 2012 a success.  We had a great meal and the awards for 2012 were handed out...
Sat. Oct 6th 2012
Come on out to the farm for a trip back in time as the McCormick's farm hosts their annual Mill Day.  We will be on site selling our famous B-B-Q Chicken and there is plenty of stuff for the whole family.  There will be lots of exhibits to see, Hay rides for the kids, vendors selling craft...
Sat. Sep 15th 2012
Come on out to the Firehouse for a home style meal prepared by the wonderful ladies of Raphine.  On Saturday September 15th we will be having a pork tenderloin dinner with two sides and all the tea and lemonade you can drink.  We will as always have fresh homemade desserts prepared by the ...
Sat. Aug 25th 2012
Come on out on Saturday August 25th for Raphine's first annual corn hole tournament.  Registration begins at 10a.m and ends at 10:45 first bag thrown at 11.  This will be a round robin tournament with a $20 entry fee.  The prize will be based on the number of entries with the fire com...
Sat. Aug 25th 2012
Come on out to the Raphine Carnival grounds for a night of music provided by the Maury River Bluegrass band starting on August 25th at 6 p.m.  Bring your lawn chair and your appetite we will be serving chicken halves and dinners starting at 5p.m.  You can enjoy the full dinner of a chicken...
Wed. Jun 13th 2012
Raphine's Annual Carnival is scheduled for June 13-16 make plans to come on out and enjoy the festivities.  Rides by Buffalo Brothers Amusements, Games and plenty of food.  The parade is Friday night the 15th and starts at 6:30.  Make sure and get some of our famous B-B-Q chicken...
Mon. May 21st 2012
B-B-Q Chicken halves on RT.11 across from Midway Machine and the Steeles Tavern post office $5 a half they will be ready around 11.  Don't miss out on the chicken get there early and pre-pay for your chicken.
Sat. May 12th 2012
Come on out on May the 12th at 5p.m. and enjoy a home cooked meal at the firehouse.  On the menu is a big country style steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, coleslaw, roll, homemade desserts with sweet tea and lemonade to drink.  All this for $9 for adults $5 for the kids.  ...
Thu. Apr 5th 2012
  We are proud to announce that the Raphine Volunteer Firehouse now has a brand new elevator.  The elevator was installed so that everyone in the community could attend all the functions held at the Firehouse.  We would like to thank the following contributors for making this elevato...
Sun. Mar 18th 2012
Thanks to everyone that came out Saturday, March 17th to enjoy our BBQ chicken dinner. It was a huge success! We cooked around 280 chicken halves and we were sold out within an hour after we began selling them. Thanks to all of the staff that helped to prepare the food for the dinner, but the c...
Sat. Jan 7th 2012
The Raphine volunteer fire company inc. held their annual appreciation banquet at the firehouse on Saturday January 7th.  We had a very good turnout with over 100 in attendance.  The year in review video will be on the website soon.  The awards for the year 2011 were handed out and th...
Sat. Dec 24th 2011
We would like to thank everyone that came out to see Santa on Christmas eve at the firehouse.  We had a very good crowd this year and Santa said he will definitely make it back next year to see all the kids big and small.  The Raphine Volunteer Fire Company would like to wish everyone a&nb...
Thu. Dec 8th 2011
The Company held their annual elections on Thursday December 8th at the regular monthly meeting the results are as follows.    Chief - Jeremy Ramsey                       &n...
Mon. Sep 19th 2011
The Raphine fire Company will be cooking chicken at the McCormick's farm Mill day Saturday October 1st.  We will also be serving chicken at the Vesuvius heritage day taking place at the same time.  Please make plans to come out and enjoy both events and enjoy some of our famous B-B-Q chick...
Sun. Sep 18th 2011
Four members from Raphine Vol. Fire Company recently took part of a Farm Machinery Extrication class in Rockbridge County. The 16 hour class consisted of a 2 day process, which included classroom time and hands-on training.  While in the class, they learned safe and effective tec...
Sun. Aug 7th 2011
The Raphine Volunteer Fire Company mourns the loss of its last remaining founding member Dennis Conner.  Dennis was a dedicated member who served his community with pride and countless hours of hard work.  He was a very important part of the establishment and growth of the Company.  D...
Tue. Jul 26th 2011
Members from the Raphine Fire Company practiced pumping fire engines at the station.  The members practiced drafting from a dump tank a common practice in areas where there are no fire hydrants.  Tankers shuttle water from a hydrant or nearby water source to the dump tanks we carry on our ...
Tue. Jun 21st 2011
The Raphine Volunteer Fire Company Inc. would like to thank everyone who came out and supported us this year.  We had a great year and we hope everybody had a great time.  We look forward to seeing you all at our next fund raiser keep checking the website for more information on upcoming e...
Wed. Jun 15th 2011
Thanks so much for all the entries! Thanks so much to our Judges! We had a Blast!!  Congradulations To all our Winners below.  Winners not pictured are Mister Raphine, Aaron Sisk, and Mister Raphine Baby, Dusten Sisk.  Congradulations also to our best pageant parade entry Miss Raphine...
Tue. May 3rd 2011
The Raphine Volunteer Fire Company would like to congratulate Mandi McComas, Zack Reese and C.J. Casady on their recent completion and passing of FF I.  These members worked very hard to complete this training and we are very proud of their accomplishment.
Sat. Mar 19th 2011
Members of the Raphine Fire Company recently attended the Firefighter 1 class held in Buena Vista.  The live burn scenario of the class was held on the 19th of March.  The Virginia Dept. of Fire Programs brought in their new Live Burn Trailer to assist with the live burn scenario.  Me...
Sat. Feb 12th 2011
Members of the Raphine Fire Company attended the Haz Mat Operations class held at South River Fire Department in February.  Members who attended the class were: Steve Reese Mandi McComas Zack Reese C.J. Casady Kurt Jackson Chris Jones Eric Wilson  
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Raphine Volunteer Fire Company Inc.
2130 Raphine Road
Raphine, VA 24472
Non-Emergency: 540 377-2888
Emergency: 911
Fax: 5403779648