2017 Blood Drive Collects 126 Units

Our Junior members hosted another VERY successful blood drive last Friday, collecting 126 units.  Please give blood. Benefits of Donating It feels great to donate! You get free juice and delicious cookies. It’s something you can spare – most people have blood to spare… yet, there is still not enough to go around. You will help ensure […]

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Fire Prevention Week October 8-14, 2017

In a fire, seconds count. Seconds can mean the difference between residents of our community escaping safely from a fire or having their lives end in tragedy. That’s why this year’s Fire Prevention Week theme: “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!” is so important. It reinforces why everyone needs to have an escape plan. [...] read more

2017 Annual Blood Drive

Join us for our annual blood drive! The Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, inc Junior Rescue Annual Blood drive, in Memory of Sean McNulty, Jr, will be held on Friday, October 13, 2017 1:00pm to 7:00pm Station 1, 6595 Main Street Benefits of Donating It feels great to donate! You get free juice and […]

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4PM Burn Law In Effect Until April 30, 2017

GVFRS would like to remind everyone of the 4pm Burn Law that is in effect until April 30th. If you do decide to burn after 4pm, we ask that you keep a few things in mind: Be aware of the weather conditions. Low humidity and high winds create more potential for controlled burns to quickly […]

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Clay Bank Road Structure Fire, 2017-02-14

On February 14, 2017 at approximately 6:50pm Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, Inc. responded to Clay Bank Rd for a report of a structure fire. The caller stated that a trailer was on fire. Upon arrival, a camper trailer and carport were found engulfed in flames. The single occupant of the trailer was not […]

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2016 Blood Drive Collects 94 Units

Our Junior Members had a very successful blood drive, collecting 94 units. That’s just 6 units shy of their goal, and up to 282 lives saved!

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Structure Fire on Clay Bank Road

On April 12, 2016 at approximately 12:20pm, Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, Inc. was dispatched for a structure fire on Clay Bank Rd. Upon arrival, heavy fire was found coming from a two story garage/apartment. Members worked quickly to extinguish what was left of the structure and conduct overhaul operations. The resident who was […]

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Fire Prevention Week, October 4 – 10, 2015

October 4 – 10, 2015 is Fire Prevention Week. This year the theme is “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep. Every bedroom needs a working smoke alarm.” Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, Inc. would like to take the opportunity to encourage everyone to make sure they have working smoke detectors in their home, especially […]

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Convention Team Places 2nd Overall in 2015 Expo

Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, Inc. would like to congratulate our convention team on a job well done this past weekend. On August 1st, members on the convention team competed in The Virginia State Firefighters Association 2015 Expo firefighter’s competition in Hampton. Teams from all around the state of Virginia competed in various fire […]

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GVFRS Members Donate to Breast Cancer Awareness

Each October, Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, Inc. members can be seen wearing black and pink shirts showing support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In 2014, the interest for the shirts was so great that there was extra revenue which the membership agreed to donate to a local organization. Beyond Boobs, a local organization […]

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