PLEASE NOTE:
Until further notice, all Monthly EMS training is postponed and all EMT Classes will be held virtually.
Please contact emstraining@gvfrs.org for additional information.

Gloucester County Burn Ordinance

The Gloucester County Fire Protection Ordinance revisions became effective May l,2004. Copies of the Ordinance are available at the Office of the Environmental Programs at 6489 Main Street.   Read the Frequently Asked Questions here:   Gloucester County Burn Ordnance FAQ

Preventing Kitchen Fires in your Home

Kitchen Fire Safety

For information on Preventing Kitchen Fires in your Home,
please see this article on HomeAdvisor.com

Smoke alarms save lives

  • Have working smoke alarms on every level of your home.
  • You should have a smoke alarm inside bedrooms and outside sleeping areas.
  • Push the button on the smoke alarms every month to make sure they are working.
  • Replace smoke alarms that are more than 10 years old.

Fire is Everyone’s Fight™

Find more information about fire safety from the
Virginia Department of Fire Programs
.

CPR Training

GVFRS offers American Heart Association CPR and First Aid classes throughout the year to members of our community.

Classes are offered to the public periodically. Please check our CPR Class page or contact cpr@gvfrs.org.

PEMS Protocols APP

To learn more and to download the PEMS protocol app for your Android or IOS device, please see the PEMS Regional Patient Care Protocols, Policies, & Procedures web page.  You will also find a link to the desktop version of the protocols and the change page package.

Upcoming Events

ALL EMT CLASSES WILL BE HELD ON-LINE
until further notice. Contact emstraining@gvfrs.org for questions about obtaining CEUs.

  • May 30, 2020EMT Class **MANDATORY**
  • June 13, 2020 10:00 amVillage Arts Day
  • June 15, 2020Monthly Fire Training
  • June 17, 2020Monthly EMS Training
  • June 18, 2020PEMS Consolidated Test Site 6:00PM
  • July 15, 2020Monthly EMS Training
  • July 20, 2020Monthly Fire Training
  • August 17, 2020Monthly Fire Training
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Recent Events

  • Chief Andy James made his last call on April 26th @ 10:59, - Chief Andy James made his last call on April 26th @ 10:59, he will always be remembered in our hearts as Chief 1, serving his community in the fire sevice for close to 50 years and as chief of the department for 28 years, R.I.P. Chief 1.   View this…
  • GVFRS lost one of the greatest leaders, mentor and friend - GVFRS lost one of the greatest leaders, mentor and friend yesterday, please keep Andy and his family in your prayers. Link: https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dailypress/obituary.aspx?n=andrew-james&pid=196063670
  • Ashland Specialties donated 7 gals of hand sanitizer to GVFRS and 7 - Ashland Specialties donated 7 gals of hand sanitizer to GVFRS and 7 gals to AVFRS. Accepting for Abingdon is Andrew Herd, and for Gloucester is Heather Brown. We thank Ashland Specialties for keeping our first responders safe!
  • This week we would like to introduce you to Connor - This week we would like to introduce you to Connor Hopkins and Rilee Dalton. Both of these young men came up through the junior member program, starting at age 16. They were taught invaluable skills for two years before officially becoming EMTs, which helps them to be confident and calm…
  • GVFRS recognized the top 10 Firefighters and top 10 EMS providers, these - GVFRS recognized the top 10 Firefighters and top 10 EMS providers, these individuals ran the most calls during the FY 2019 with a combined total number of 3,159 calls covered by these outstanding members, pictured from left to right, Anthony Saccaro, Gordon Townsend, Doug McTurnal, Tammy Marshal, Sam Moore, Robert…

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