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    2023 overhaul in progress
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    Rescue 1 lighting the scene
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    2023 Congratulations Capt Rowe and FF Hamiliton

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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
station 1 main entrance concept drawing
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


FDIC International, short for Fire Department Instructors Conference, is an annual weeklong training program held in Indianapolis that is attended by thousands of Fire & Rescue professionals from around the world. Led by world-class instructors, attendees are involved in learning environments including classrooms, workshops, H.O.T. (Hands On Training) Evolutions along with the opportunity to view the most innovative products and services available to the industry displayed by over 800 exhibiting companies. The FDIC experience is about learning and sharing with peers, formally and informally, through hallway conversations, meals and group gatherings after hours developing life-long friendships, and recharging their passion for the industry. At FDIC, ALL attendees are considered to be true professionals within the fire service whether they are employed by career departments or are members of volunteer fire companies serving their respective communities. Those who attend are not only encouraged, they are expected by FDIC to take back what they have learned to be shared with others in their agencies. Your Gloucester and Abington Volunteer Fire Instructors attending this week are: Assistant Chief W. L. Johnston, Training Officers/Captains Andy Nazak and Drew Luellen, and Lieutenants Blake Fleming and Tony Villani. ... See MoreSee Less
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C.W. Miller was recently recognized for his years of service with Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad at a recent meeting at Station 1. Miller, center, joined GVFRS 60 years ago, on April 1, 1964 and served as an Assistant Chief for many years. He is flanked by GVFRS President Bruce Soles, at left, and Chief of Department J.D. Clements. ... See MoreSee Less
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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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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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