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
.

Fire Extinguisher Basics

Interested in learning about fire extinguishers and how to use them? Take a look at the Fire Extinguisher video on our Fire Prevention Page.

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.

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GVFRS News and Events

The following run totals are from Monday May 10, 2021 to Sunday May 16, 2021:Total 80 Calls;Medical - 65Motor Vehicle Accident - 9Fire/Other - 3Fire/Structure - 1Fire/Brush - 1Fire/Alarm - 1#gvfrs ... See MoreSee Less
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The following run totals are from Monday May 3, 2021 to Sunday May 9, 2021:Total 79 Calls;Medical - 67Motor Vehicle Accident - 9Fire/Brush - 1Fire/Other - 1Fire/Alarm - 1#gvfrs ... See MoreSee Less
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Hey folks! We understand your concern for running out of gasoline and trying to purchase as much as you can. BUT, we are more concerned for your SAFETY! Storing and transporting gasoline in unapproved containers can result in serious injury and death! While traveling with gasoline in unapproved containers, the fumes could reach an ignition source resulting in an explosion. The same could happen if you get into a wreck! Literally, you will be operating a moving bomb! Please cick on and read over the attached notice prepared by the Virginia Department of Fire Programs concerning the safe storage and transportation of gasoline.securemail.franktronics.net/mewebmail/Mondo/lang/sys/Forms/MAI/GetAttachment.aspx?&MessageID=ED6B... ... See MoreSee Less
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The following run totals are from Monday April 26, 2021 to Sunday May 2, 2021:Total 81 Calls;Medical - 68Motor Vehicle Accident - 4Fire/Brush - 6Fire/Other - 1 Fire/Structure - 1Landing Zone - 1 #gvfrs ... See MoreSee Less
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Every home and business should have readily available fire extinguishers. Fire extinguishers are very inexpensive to purchase, and can mean the difference in having some damage to your property as opposed to incurring a total loss! Here is a short informative video to get you started if you do not have them. Our Fire Prevention Team is available to assist should you need additional information or training. youtu.be/ONUIEMSbrog ... See MoreSee Less
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The following run totals are from Monday April 19, 2021 to Sunday April 25, 2021:Total 65 Calls;Medical - 56Motor Vehicle Accident - 5Fire/Alarm - 1Fire/Other - 1 Illegal Burning - 1 #gvfrs ... See MoreSee Less
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Monthly Training this evening involving multi jurisdictional units  on Tanker Operations, Draft and Water Supply. A big thank you goes out to Matthews, Lower King and Queen, Deltaville and Abingdon volunteer fire departments for assisting Gloucester with this joint evolution training. Great turnout and hands on training by all. ... See MoreSee Less
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The following run totals are from Monday April 12, 2021 to Sunday April 18, 2021:Total 60 Calls;Medical - 55Motor Vehicle Accident - 2Fire/Brush - 1Fire/Vehicle - 1Haz/mat - 1#gvfrs ... See MoreSee Less
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Gloucester Volunteer Firefighters battled a vehicle fire this evening at 5:10 pm on Rt. 17 near Owl Trap Road. There were no injuries and the vehicle was a total loss. The out of town guest were assist to their vacation destinations. #gvfrs ... See MoreSee Less
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The following run totals are from Monday April 5, 2021 to Sunday April 11, 2021:Total 85 Calls;Medical - 65Motor Vehicle Accident - 7Fire/Alarm - 3Fire/Brush - 5Fire/Other - 1Fire/Structure - 2Fire/Vehicle - 1Landing Zone - 1#gvfrs ... See MoreSee Less
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