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
.

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.

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.

Upcoming Events

  • July 15, 2019Monthly Fire Training
  • July 17, 2019Monthly EMS Training
  • August 19, 2019Monthly Fire Training
  • August 21, 2019Monthly EMS Training
  • September 16, 2019Monthly Fire Training
  • September 18, 2019Monthly EMS Training
  • October 6, 2019Fire Prevention Week
  • October 16, 2019Monthly EMS Training

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See the entire event Calendar.

Recent Events

  • Weekly Call Summary, May 12 – June 1, 2019 - Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad responded to the following calls between May 12, 2019 through June 1, 2019: Medical - 183Motor Vehicle Accident - 22Fire Alarm - 14Brush Fire - 4Landing Zone - 3Structure Fire - 2Burn Complaint - 1Down Powerlines - 1 Vehicle Fire - 1
  • Weekly Call Summary April 28 – May 11, 2019 - Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad responded to the following calls between April 28, 2019 - May 11, 2019:  Medical: 95Motor Vehicle Accident: 6Electrical Shortage: 2Special Duty: 2Fire Alarm: 1Landing Zone:1 Down Tree: 1Structure Fire: 1Burn Complaint: 1Gas Spill: 1Smoke Odor: 1
  • Weekly Call Summary April 1 – April 27, 2019 - (Note - this weeks report covers 4 weeks of April. Future reports should cover a single week) Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue responded to the following Calls between April 1, 2019 - April 27, 2019: Medical: 240 Motor Vehicle Accident: 22 Fire Alarm: 6 Public Assist: 5 Brush Fire: 4…
  • Weekly Call Summary March 31 – April 7, 2019 - Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, Inc responded to the following calls between March 31 and April 7, 2019: 95 Medical Calls9 Motor vehicle collisions3 Public Assists3 Fire alarms1 Burn Complaint 1 Vehicle Fire 
  • GVFRS is currently working a single vehicle accident on Figg - GVFRS is currently working a single vehicle accident on Figg Shop Rd. with power lines down. Both lines are shut down at this time.
  • GVFRS and VDOT recognized the heroic efforts of David Clements’ - GVFRS and VDOT recognized the heroic efforts of David Clements’ coworkers for their quick response with life saving CPR after he suffered a cardiac arrest on the job. Shown below are L-R Robert Yeager, Jordan Clifford, Mark Green, Robert “Frankie” Hancock, David Clements, Rob Fox, Kevin Sears and Joyce McGowan.…
  • GVFRS had eight of our members spend 3 full days at - GVFRS had eight of our members spend 3 full days at the Smithfield truck class this past weekend. Good job fellas.
  • Gloucester Fire & Rescue is currently working a vehicle vs residence - Gloucester Fire & Rescue is currently working a vehicle vs residence scene in the north end of the county.