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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EMT class Announcement in the Daily Press

The 2015 EMT Class Announcement was posting in the Daily Press on January 21. http://www.dailypress.com/news/gloucester-county/gloucester-blog/dp-gloucester-fire-and-rescue-hosting-emt-course-20150119-story.html

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Press Release April 28, 2014

On April 24, 2014 at approximately 6:50am Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, Inc. responded to a report of a strong smell smoke in the area of Batt Rd. Units arrived in the area and initial investigation found an unoccupied dwelling and vehicle that had burned sometime during the night. Additional units responded to assist […]

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Fire Prevention Week, October 6-12, 2013

October 6 – 12, 2013 is National Fire Prevention Week Prevent Kitchen Fires “Cooking is the number cause of home fires, and a significnat contributor to home fire deaths.  From October 6 – 12, we’ll be highlighting the dangers of unattended cooking and risky kitchen habits.” “Kitchen fires is one of the most common and […]

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