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    Fire Prevention Presentation for school kids at Station 1
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Watch a recent departure of the Nightingale Air Ambulance that was called for a motor vehicle collision.

GVFRS routinely uses Nightingale and LifeEvac Air Ambulances for serious injuries or illnesses and utilizes landing zones throughout our district.

Recent News and Events

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Yesterday, the GVFRS Fire Prevention Team hosted 46 home schooled children and 20+/- parents at Station 1 for a fire Read more
On Friday October 7th, Gloucester Volunteer Fire & Rescue Junior Members will be holding our Annual Blood Drive in memory of Sean McNulty, Jr. All donations of blood will be by appointment between 1:00 and 7:00p.m. at Station 1 on Main Street. To schedule your appointment go to redcrossblood.org and use GVFRS as the Sponsor Code.
On Friday October 7th, Gloucester Volunteer Fire & Rescue Junior Members will be holding our Annual Blood Drive in memory Read more
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Where were you on 9/11? It’s a rhetorical question. You don’t have to answer and we really don’t want you Read more
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Need to get tested for COVID-19? Please review this information from the Virginia Department of Health. Read more
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The architect has generated a set of concept drawings based on the design so far. The concept includes: 6 drive-through Read more
GVFRS would like to alert the public of an apparent fund drive that is being mailed to our local residents, Read more

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Station 1 Long Range Planning

GVFRS has outgrown our Main Street Station, Station 1, which can no longer properly support the needed equipment and personnel.  GVFRS has been working for nearly two years to develop options to meet the needs of the department and the community for at least the next 50 years.

You can track our progress on our Long Range Planning pages.

Station 1

Station 1 – Main Street

6595 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061


Station 4 Harcum

Station 4 – Harcum

7598 Dutton Road
Gloucester, VA 23061

Station 6 - Sassafrass

Station 6 – Sassafrass

7070 Ark Road
Gloucester, VA 23061


HERE'S SOME IMPORTANT FIRE SAFETY INFORMATION FROM THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF FIRE PROGRAMS:The convenience of the microwave makes it a valuable tool in the kitchen for cooking, reheating, and saving time during meal preparation. Microwave fire safety is crucial to prevent accidents and ensure the safe operation of the appliance. When using a microwave for cooking, it is important to prioritize safety.Here are some tips to ensure cooking safety while using a microwave:- Use microwave safe containers to prevent them from melting and leaching harmful chemicals into the air.- Avoid metal objects as they can cause sparks and damage the appliance.- Cover food by either using a microwave safe lid or plastic wrap. This will ensure that the food cooks evenly.- Be cautious while taking hot items out of the microwave by using oven mitts.Click on the link below to watch the video, filmed in partnership with Goochland Fire-Rescue and share the tips above about microwave safety. ... See MoreSee Less
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Folks, if you have an electric vehicle that is “garage kept” or a battery storage system therein, we’d sure appreciate it if you’d put one of these stickers on the door frame. It could save the life of our volunteers should there be a fire! www.facebook.com/share/K4aToR1nm8Pod3vn/?mibextid=WC7FNe ... See MoreSee Less
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A child's wallet has been found in front of the fire station on main street. Stop by to claim it or call the station at 804-693-2148 ... See MoreSee Less
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HERE IS SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION CONCERNING AUTISIM AND FIRE SAFETY FROM THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF FIRE PROGRAMS:Fire safety is crucial for everyone, including individuals with autism. It is essential to tailor fire safety plans to accommodate the needs of everyone.This might include using visual aids, practicing fire drills regularly in a calm and predictable manner, and ensuring that escape routes are clear and easy to navigate. Additionally, incorporating sensory friendly fire alarms and considering individualized escape plans can enhance overall fire safety for individuals with autism. It is important to identify safe spaces within the home or facility where individuals can go in case of emergency. Family and caregivers should be involved in fire safety planning and training to make certain that everyone in the household understands their responsibilities in the event of fire. First responders should be familiar with the Autism Response Protocol S.O.C.I.A.L.: Sensory needs; One communicator with one team; Calm, clear, confident communications; Interests used as tools; Advocate involvement; and Loop back with patient and family.For more information, please click on the following link:autismdrive.virginia.edu/#/resource/5189 ... See MoreSee Less
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Last night, members of Gloucester Volunteer Fire & Rescue’s Marine Incident Response Team (MIRT) conducted “man overboard training” on the Ware River. This training was led by Captains Ashley Rowe and David Hamilton. A video in the comments section of this post shows Rowe being “rolled” into the boat from the water. ... See MoreSee Less
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