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
.

Pediatric Trauma Conference – May 17th

Provided by EVMS. Download the Pediatric Trauma Conference Brochure
GVFRS members contact Seth about attending.

PEMS Protocols APP

The PEMS Protocol app is now available for free for IOS and Android.  Go to the PEMS web site for details.

The desktop version is available here.

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

  • April 25, 2019 7:00 pmEMT Class
  • April 30, 2019 7:00 pmEMT Class
  • May 2, 2019 7:00 pmEMT Class
  • May 4, 2019 9:00 am** EMT Class
  • May 7, 2019 7:00 pmEMT Class
  • May 9, 2019 7:00 pmEMT Class
  • May 14, 2019 7:00 pmEMT Class
  • May 15, 2019EMSAT / Monthly EMS Training

AEC v1.0.4

See the entire event Calendar.

Recent Events

  • 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 
  • PEPP Hybrid Class- Course Overview ALS Hybrid Course: March 10, 2019, 0900 - 1730BLS Hybrid Course: March 23, 2019, 0900 - 1730 Location: GVFRS Station 1, 6595 Main Street, Gloucester VA 23061 Limit to 6 Registrations in each class. Online course material must be completed prior to attending the course.Here is a link you can use for…
  • Time to celebrate Christmas with our Fire and Rescue family.- Time to celebrate Christmas with our Fire and Rescue family. Thank you Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue Inc. for keeping our community safe while we take an evening off.
  • Santa Run Special Visit 2018 GVFRS Elves Make A Special Visit- During the Santa Run on December 8th, Santa informed our GVFRS elves that he had a special visit to make in Patriot's Walk. Ms. Thelma Schoenfeld, 97, recently lost her husband, Bruce. Mr. Schoenfeld was previously a volunteer with Hulmeville Fire Department in Pennsylvania, and doubled as Santa Claus every…
  • Weekly Call Summary December 2 – 8, 2018- Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, Inc responded to the following calls between December 2 and 8, 2018: 72 Medical calls 18 Motor vehicle collisions 4 Fire alarms 4 Public assists 1 Burn complaint 1 Landing zone 1 Mutual aid to Mathews Volunteer Fire Department for a Structure Fire
  • We have received several photos from our weekend Santa Runs,- We have received several photos from our weekend Santa Runs, and it is so great to see the smiles on the children's faces. Once we compile all the photos we'll share them on here. But in the meantime, we wanted to share one special visit in particular with everybody. During…
  • GVFRS responded to the following calls between December 2 and 8, 2018:

    72 Medical- GVFRS responded to the following calls between December 2 and 8, 2018: 72 Medical calls 18 Motor vehicle collisions 4 Fire alarms 4 Public assists 1 Burn complaint 1 Landing zone 1 Mutual aid to Mathews Volunteer Fire Department for a Structure Fire

  • The roads in our county are very dangerous now. Please- The roads in our county are very dangerous now. Please do not go out if you do not have to. We are currently working several accidents, as well as fire calls. We hope everyone stays safe and warm during this weather event.